You Don’t Have to Feel the Sting of Regret
As the war was coming to an end in the epic Steven Spielberg classic, Schindler’s List, Oskar Schindler, beautifully played by Liam Neeson, lamented to Itzhak Stern on his regret…Read More
Is Immortality Possible?
Leonard Jones believed he was immortal. A would-be American politician in the early 1800s, Jones ran for President multiple times, hailing his “immortality” as his platform. According to Jones, mortality…Read More
Do You Have a “Hall of Fame” Focus?
Ted Williams may have been the most focused hitter to ever play major league baseball. His .344 career batting average and 521 home runs prove that the precise strategy he…Read More
Good Deals Gone Wrong
If someone were to offer you a “brand new” iPhone for $50, would you take it? What about $30 for a “genuine” Louis Vuitton purse? Maybe you’d jump on a…Read More
Failing Forward into Success
Thomas Edison was both hearing impaired and fidgety. He only lasted three months in school where his teachers said he was “too stupid to learn anything.” He was eventually homeschooled…Read More
Freedom Leads to Purpose
Frederick Douglass, African-American social reformer, abolitionist, orator, writer, and statesman, knew what freedom meant to him. He escaped from slavery in 1838 with the help of Anna Murray, a woman…Read More
Are You Quenched?
Did you know that you could die from drinking too much water? It’s hard to fathom, but the very liquid of existence—our life-sustaining fluid—can be fatal if ingested in large…Read More
If Only Macbeth Had Waited
Shakespeare’s Macbeth is a power literary character. More than his memorable lines (“Out, out, damn spot!”), he is a perfect example of a person whose success led him to a…Read More
Cautionary Tales from the World of the NFL
Now that football season is in full swing, it seems fitting to share a cautionary tale from the world of the NFL, and more specifically of the late, great Joe…Read More
Lessons From Spiderman
In their final conversation before his death, Uncle Ben tells his nephew, Peter Parker (Spiderman’s alter ego) that “with great power comes great responsibility.” Little did Peter know that a…Read More