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Make time be on your side

“How do you explain the relativity of time?” a professor was asked. “Well,” she replied, “if I am rushing to catch a plane, and the...

The gift of character

What gift can we all possess that costs nothing but is worth everything? That we can demonstrate daily but lose in seconds if we...

In praise of health care professionals

Seems like every conversation these days begins with “How are you doing?” or “Are you managing to keep busy during lockdown?” and ends with...

How to land a job

A recruiter asked a job candidate, “Why did you leave your last job?” The job applicant replied, “It was something my boss said.” “What did he...

No one ever drowned in sweat

An old ranch owner named John had a small spread in Montana. The state government claimed he was not paying proper wages to his...

Positive thoughts make positive outcomes

One day, a professor announced a surprise test. He distributed a paper to each student with the front side face down. Then he asked...

Believe to achieve

A scrawny old man wanted to get a job at a nearby lumberjack camp, so he approached the boss, who politely tried to talk...

The recipe for success

A sixth grade girl was running for the post of secretary of her school class. A major part of her campaign was a speech...

The school of hard knocks

Have you ever heard the expression “seeing the elephant”? It came out of the California gold rush. Those planning to go west in search...

Remembering a legend

The dominant sports media personality in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area for most of the last 75-plus years never played any of the games he...

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