Month: August 2014

Motives that Lead to Success

August 29, 2014 | 12 comments

Here’s an interesting article I read in the New York Times about motives, “The Secret of Effective Motivation,” by Amy Wrzesniewski and Barry Schwartz. The authors point out that people who work for internal reasons that have meaning to them,

Love is Unselfish

August 28, 2014 | 12 comments

Love is patient and kind. Love is not jealous or boastful or proud or rude. It does not demand its own way. It is not irritable, and it keeps no record of being wronged. It does not rejoice about injustice

it’s all in the mind—the placebo effect

August 27, 2014 | 9 comments

Have you ever wondered how a pill with no medicine in it can relieve people’s pain and suffering? Many scientists are still wondering the same question, and composing numerous articles and pieces speculating on the subject. Mary Baker Eddy had

Your #1 Job

August 25, 2014 | 7 comments

So, what’s your job? To teach students, count money, log orders, sell clothes, write software, play golf? Workers often identify with their job title and reply to the question, “What’s your job?” with answers like, “I’m an electrician, a customer