Category Archives: Did You Know?

Other People’s Limited Perceptions

“We must not allow other people’s limited perceptions to define us.” – Virginia Satir Limiting beliefs are thoughts & opinions that someone believes to be the absolute truth. They tend to have a negative impact on life; stopping moving forward … Continue reading

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Five minutes of anger impairs your immune system for more than six hours.

Did You Know #88: Five minutes of anger impairs your immune system for more than six hours. Research also shows that even one five-minute episode of anger is so stressful that it can impair your immune system for more than … Continue reading

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The Single Biggest Problem in Communication

The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion it has taken place. I think the mother of all problems is unmet expectations through incorrect assumptions; remember that people aren’t mind readers – assuming someone will just get what you … Continue reading

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Parkinson’s Law

Parkinson’s Law is the old adage that work expands to fill the time allotted. Put simply, the amount of work required adjusts to the time available for its completion. The term was first coined by Cyril Northcote Parkinson in a humorous essay he … Continue reading

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Unmet Expectations – the Silent Killer

Unmet Expectations – the Silent Killer. The major reason marriages end in divorce is because of one thing… unmet expectations. With this in mind, what do you think this can do to your business, your reputation – your customers? EXPECTATION … Continue reading

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Dragon Pole

As far back as 3000 B.C., the staff and the long pole were used in hunting as well as in battle. The staff is a stick between five and six feet in length, both ends of the same diameter. The … Continue reading

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Make Me Smarter #22

Make Me Smarter #22: Grave robbers once stole Charlie Chaplin’s body. Charlie Chaplin may have become famous for making people laugh, but what happened to his body after the performer’s death is downright creepy. Following Chaplin’s passing on Christmas Day … Continue reading

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Watching TV Can Reduce the Risk of Divorce

One of the primary problems that destroys romantic relationships is poor communication – specifically on the subject of the relationship itself. When you and your partner avoid sharing your feelings and concerns about your relationship, it’s nearly impossible to find … Continue reading

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Make Me Smarter #19

Make Me Smarter #19: Violet Jessop survived three of the largest ship disasters in history. Violet Jessop may be one of the luckiest or unluckiest women in history, depending on how you look at it. The ocean liner stewardess not … Continue reading

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Unite.

I’m not American, however I think this message speaks stronger than politics and where you live. United. This is the message everyone in the world should embrace. From all the way in New Zealand it looks to me like “The … Continue reading

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