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Book Review: The Relevance of Good Parenting in Business

Posted on January 6, 2015. Book Review from Footdown. A collection of one hundred and one stories from around the world, Paul Smith’s latest book ‘Parenting with a Story’ transcends cultural difference and defies its

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A Christmas Compromise: The fight every couple should have

On December 16, 1961, twenty-one-year-old Aquiles Sanchez married nineteen-year-old Carmen Rodriguez. Six days later, just three days before Christmas Day, they had their first fight. On that day the young couple


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Episode 20: Explaining the complicated so anyone can understand

My guest this week is Frank Pietrucha, author of the book, Supercommunicator. He shares how physicist Brian Greene helped him understand the significance of the Higgs Boson particle, and the techniques he used that can help you explain anything complicated simply. You can find Frank at www.supercommunicator.com.

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Episode 19: Five lessons from watching Sam Walton selling an ironing board cover

<Prefer to listen? Press play button at bottom.> Much has been studied about Sam Walton's retail genius. But here are five simple lessons you can learn just from watching him sell an ironing board cover. . . The grocery retail chain H.E. Butt was founded in 1905 in San Antonio, Texas. Today H-E-B is one of the leading retailers in the region and operates over 315 stores throughout Texas and Northern Mexico. Fifty-seven years after H.E. Butt began, in 1962, Sam Walton opened his first

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Episode 18: A surprisingly effective way to summon creativity . . . by demanding it!

Creativity isn't just a rare gift only musicians and bohemian artists possess. Everyone has some level of creativity. Many of us just don't call on it often enough. Here's a simple and effective way to summon creativity in yourself, or your child. Prefer to read? Click here for written version.

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Episode 17: Best way to remember life’s special moments? Don’t take any pictures. Seriously. Here’s why.

On a nature hike in the Rocky Mountain National Park, Peter learned perhaps the best kept secret to appreciating beauty -- by forgetting his camera. Listen to what he did instead, and then try it yourself. You'll be glad you did. Prefer to read? Click here for a written version.