Thank Heaven for My Wife

"A moment of patience in a moment of anger saves a thousand moments of regret." I was excited. I had an idea for blog post hours before I usually start writing my post; most days I don't come up with an idea until much later in the day. When I mentioned the idea for my … Continue reading Thank Heaven for My Wife

New Marshmallow Test Looks at Cooperation

By now, many of us, if not most of us, have heard of the marshmallow experiment. Here is a brief summary from an earlier post I wrote about it: You may be familiar with the famous Stanford Marshmallow Experiment, which was a series of studies on delayed gratification in the late 1960s and early 1970s led by … Continue reading New Marshmallow Test Looks at Cooperation

It’s Never Too Late to Find Your Calling

Rich Karlgaard is an American journalist, bestselling author, award-winning entrepreneur, and speaker. He was named publisher of Forbes magazine in 1998. His newest book, “Late Bloomers: The Power of Patience in a World Obsessed with Early Achievement”, explores what it means to be a late bloomer in a culture obsessed with SAT scores and early success, … Continue reading It’s Never Too Late to Find Your Calling

What’s Five Minutes? Well, Let Me Tell You…

I had grand plans for this morning. Get up early, do my workout, make my smoothie, shower, and be at Jiffy Lube by 7:55 so that I would be first in line for an oil change when they open at 8:00. I always use a similar plan when I get my haircut; get to Hair … Continue reading What’s Five Minutes? Well, Let Me Tell You…