Monthly Archives: September 2014

Good Discipline

Don’t ask for seconds unless it’s offered. I can’t remember being explicitly taught that rule, but it was part of the etiquette I absorbed as a child when we went to visit other people’s homes for dinner. I usually didn’t … Continue reading

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Good Names

Your name could be a factor in how much money you make. A study from TheLadders shows that shorter first names are correlated with salary, the shorter the better. For every additional letter in a name, salaries average about $3,600 less. … Continue reading

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Bad Results

Which very successful person do you like better: the one who explains success by saying “I’m just very gifted,” or the one who explains it by saying “I just worked very hard?” According to a recent article in Christianity Today we … Continue reading

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Good Business

Modern business practice in our country is almost always guided by the “invisible hand” of 18th century moral philosopher Adam Smith. His notion that a collection of individuals, each acting in self-interest, would together produce a result beneficial to everyone … Continue reading

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