A Ten-Cent Idea

When young F. W. Woolworth was a store clerk, he tried to convince his boss to have a ten-cent sale to reduce inventory. The boss agreed, and the idea was a resounding success. This inspired Woolworth to open his own store and price items at a nickel and a dime. He...

I’d Rather See A Sermon

I’d rather see a sermon than hear one any day, I’d rather that you walk with me than merely show the way. The eye’s a better teacher and more willing than the ear, And counsel is confusing but example’s always clear. The best of all the...

Religion’s Mindless Duplication

It never ceases to astound me how the lemming like quality of Tribal Mindsets work. The result is almost always the same; Selective Invincible Ignorance, with rarely the necessary attendant humility to acknowledge the possibility of being even a smidgen wrong. As I...

Every 500 Years, a Reformation!

Since the inception of Christianity, every half millennium, we have seen a reformation. About 500 years after the death of the Apostles, we saw the completion of the evolution of the Church from a charismatic, vibrant, alive, Greek influenced organism, to an...

Be The Best Quitter You Know!

Deepak Malhotra, a Professor in the Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit at the Harvard Business School had some really interesting things to say about quitting: “Quit early. Quit often. Be the best quitter you know.” “I’m not saying quit something because...