Tuesday, April 16, 2013

On Having a Good Time with Friends and Family

"The Ornament of a House is the friends who frequent it."
Ralph Waldo Emerson 

Its strange that we always plan  to get-together with our friends but we make excuses not to. Tell yourself today;  I will stop making excuses and and call a friend I haven't talked to in a while...jfulcher

Monday, April 15, 2013

Live A Good Life

"Its faith in something and enthusiasm for something that makes life worth living"
Oliver Wendell Holmes..

"I always try to be enthusiastic about my work environment
 even when the people around me don't think its cool."  jlf

Sunday, April 14, 2013

What makes us feel good about our work?

What motivates us to work? Contrary to conventional wisdom, it isn't just money. But it's not exactly joy either. It seems that most of us thrive by making constant progress and feeling a sense of purpose. Behavioral economist Dan Ariely presents two eye-opening experiments that reveal our unexpected and nuanced attitudes toward meaning in our work. (Filmed at TEDxRiodelaPlata.)

Saturday, April 13, 2013

New Landscape

"The Real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes."

For fun I would pretend to be a visitor to my own town. Walking from store to store...driving the main streets.

I wondered!

What would someone, when visiting for the first time, actually see?