STORY OF GREAT FAILURE – PART 2

In 1913, Lee De Forest, inventor of the triode tube, was charged by the district attorney for using fraudulent means to mislead the public into buying stocks in his company by claiming that he could transmit the human voice across the Atlantic. He was publicly humiliated. Can you imagine where we would be without hisContinue reading “STORY OF GREAT FAILURE – PART 2”

STORY OF GREAT FAILURE – PART 1

True success is measured by the feeling of knowing we have done a job well and have achieved our objective, Success is not measured by our position in life but by the obstacles we overcame to get there. Let me share a famous life history with you. This was a man who failed in businessContinue reading “STORY OF GREAT FAILURE – PART 1”

THE BUS-PASSENGER METAPHOR

The bus-passenger metaphor describes the ways in which our thoughts, emotions and memories seem to drive our life. Close your eyes. Imagine you’re sitting in the driver’s seat, steering the wheel and watching passengers walk in and out. The bus represents our mind, and the passengers symbolize our thoughts and feelings. You are the driverContinue reading “THE BUS-PASSENGER METAPHOR”

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Ancient Indian Wisdom teaches us that our first responsibility is to the community, second to our family and third to ourselves. When this hierarchy is reversed, a society starts degenerating. Social Responsibility ought to be the moral obligation of every citizen. Responsibility and freedom go hand in hand. A sign of good citizen is thatContinue reading “SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY”

THE ONE WHO UNDERSTANDS

John Babler is the chaplain for the police and fire departments in his Texas community. During a twenty-two-week sabbatical from his job, he attended police academy training so that he could better understand the situations law enforcement officers face. Through spending time with the other cadets and learning about the intense challenges of the profession,Continue reading “THE ONE WHO UNDERSTANDS”