Do you know why there is an ordinary old waffle iron — pulled out of a backyard garbage pit and now broken and brown with rust — sits displayed in a protective case like the Hope Diamond in Prefontaine Hall in Oregon? The answer has nothing to do with breakfast food. In 1971, college track […]
Though he became famous for writing several books of poetry, William Ernest Henley is remembered most for his 1875 poem “Invictus” . A favourite of my own mentor, Bob Proctor, it has become one of mine too after both studying and teaching from it over the last few years. Literally translated from the Latin word, […]
During the 1800’s, clergyman Dr Russell H Conwell single handedly raised millions of dollars to fund the building of Temple University – a renowned school for young people who wanted to go onto further education but lacked the money to do so. Dr Conwell raised this money by giving over 6,000 lectures across the USA, […]
Human beings are goal-orientated creatures by nature. We are, as far as we know, the highest form of creation and we are supposed to set goals.