Month: September 2015

Starting Your Day on a Positive Note Makes the rest of Your Day go Better

​A recent article written by Dorie Clark which appeared in entrepreneur.com featured a newly released book titled, Broadcasting Happiness written by Michelle Gielan. The book describes a study where participants were divided into two groups. Each group watched a three minute news video in the morning. One group watched a video that contained negative stories…

Kind Acts can have a very Long Reach

Two friends of mine just returned from an Alaska cruise. The price of the cruise included tips for all the service employees. The porter who was assigned to them was very friendly and did an excellent job of getting them settled in their cabin. As a result, they tipped him with a twenty dollar bill…

An Example of Perseverance Paying Off

A few nights ago, Toledo Mud Hen’s player Mike Hessman set a minor league baseball record by hitting his 434th minor league homerun—a grand slam. The record had stood for 80 years! This is his 20th year of professional baseball and nearly all of it has been spent in the minor leagues. So what did…