Why Reading Fiction is More Important Than You Think
If you were told that there was one simple thing you could do that would enhance your imagination, improve your memory, strengthen your personal relationships, and make you a nicer person, you might be skeptical. You would be even more dubious if you were told it cost nothing, and you could probably do it already.
The Law of Averages: How One Sales Job Taught Me a Lesson for Life
One of the first jobs I had was selling telecommunication services door-to-door. It was a tough job with no base salary, and I worked on a commission basis. Sometimes, I would work for 60 hours a week and still come out empty-handed.
The 80/20 Rule to Become More Valuable
Leadership is a unique challenge that requires a person to be something more than mediocre. This sentiment was echoed in the famous story of Abraham Lincoln, whose dying mother encouraged him to "be somebody." If this story is true, it seems that Lincoln took this advice to heart and went on to become one of America's greatest presidents.