There Is No ‘I’ in a Team

There Is No ‘I’ in a Team We spend 90% of our lives at work. Specifically, people who work in the corporate sector, spend more time at their offices than at home. The success of a corporation is based on a very famous concept ‘there’s no ‘I’ in a team!” It is true, both literally and figuratively. The spelling of the word, ‘team’ does not accommodate the letter, ‘I’. Likewise, the values of a team promote that an individual should not put too much emphasis on themselves while they are working in a particular team especially at work. However, does this expression only apply to our work? Is this the extent of this beautiful saying? The answer is no! Let’s find out how through a real-life experience! Charles Plumb was a US fighter-jet pilot in Vietnam. Before he was shot down, he had participated in 75 combat missions. When he>>>

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Trust Us, You Do Not Want to Have These Folks as Your Neighbors

Trust Us, You Do Not Want to Have These Folks as Your Neighbors Neighbors from hell are those pesky people that are up to no good! A conversation with them leaves you with a pounding a headache. It is as if they wait for you to come back from work or school so they can have a heart to heart conversation about them, and not you! When you see them racing to you with glee and a wide grin on their face, you want to put a “for sale” sign and move out of the neighborhood. However, the fear you will run into them unexpectedly at a grocery store may still keep you awake at night. Even though you cannot pick your neighbors, you can distinguish them by placing them in the following categories: 1.     They Have the Latest Gossip Which couple fought with each other? Who kicked their spouse>>>

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Moral Lessons the Cartoon Tom and Jerry Teach Us

Moral Lessons the Cartoon Tom and Jerry Teach Us Tom and Jerry, the fights, the chases, and the friendship neither one was willing to admit. Our two favorite childhood characters amused us in each and every episode, made us laugh, and carved a special spot for themselves in our childhood memories. Even today, children watch Tom and Jerry with the same enthusiasm as we did when we were their age. We bet that as adults you still find yourself watching Tom and Jerry with kids or without them. For some reason, Tom and Jerry is a cartoon whose lifespan has surpassed decades. No matter what new cartoon comes along, it will never take the place of Tom and Jerry. For the simple fact, the cartoon teaches us moral lessons. What type of moral lessons is what we are going to take a look at: 1.     Never Give Up When Tom>>>

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How the History’s Most Hated People Taught Us about Life

How the History’s Most Hated People Taught Us about Life “Those that fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” ~ Winston Churchill Historical figures of the past have taught people several lessons about life, people, work, wisdom, and everything in between. In fact, our parents and grandparents might reflect on as historical figures to teach us a lesson about life. On top of your head, you can probably name a few do-gooders from history who have faced great challenges in life, but have overcome them. We ask; what have you learned from the most hated people in history? Just as we thought, nothing! Even though we may not necessarily agree with them, we can still learn from their failures, their successes, and their character traits. The villains of history that made our list include: 1.     Genghis Khan Genghis Khan, the emperor of the Mongol Empire, united several nomadic>>>

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Does God Want Us to Succeed?—4 Bible Verses Say God Does

Does God Want Us to Succeed?—4 Bible Verses Say God Does Do you ever wonder if God wants us to succeed? In life, we want to achieve so many things, but our inability to do so make us question if God really wants people to succeed. God, indeed, wants us to succeed, but He wants us to work for it. The proof of God wants us to excel at life is mentioned in the following four bible verses: Choose the Path Leading to Success “Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers; but his delight is in the law of the Lord, and on his law he meditates day and night. He is like a tree planted by streams of water that yields its fruit in its season, and its leaf>>>

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11 Lessons The Simpsons Can Teach Us About Happiness

11 Lessons The Simpsons Can Teach Us About Happiness The Simpsons, the longest running sitcom on television, has twenty-six seasons under its belt. Each year, new generations of children become fans of the popular cartoon show. Homer’s rants, Bart’s antics, Lisa’s goody-two-shoes behavior, Marge’s sensibility, and Maggie’s cuteness make people laugh. Hidden behind the wise cracking jokes and the sassy remarks is a lesson. Here are the eleven lessons the Simpson family is trying to tell us: 1.     Your Family is Your Family, No Matter How Weird They Are In almost every episode, Homer is seen wringing Bart’s neck or Bart and Lisa are seen fighting with each other. The biggest embarrassment of the family is Homer Simpson who spends more time on drinking than work. Even with Homer’s embarrassing nature, his family, even Bart loves him. In short, they accept each other as they are because they are family.>>>

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What Hollywood Can Teach Us About Inspiration?

What Hollywood Can Teach Us About Inspiration? Hollywood inspires us through its movies, storylines, and actors. Even though there are some actors who’s struggle may inspire us, it’s better to stick to movies, for obvious reasons. Hollywood, as of late, has been bombarded by reality culture, involving obscene poses, crude language, and super conscious body image. We are looking at you Kim Kardashian and the clan. If you want to look for inspiration, let’s just say it’s safer to go with movies, which use themes of love, acceptance, strength, and perseverance through difficult times. Some inspirational movies that you ought to see and that come highly recommended by us include: 1.      The Pursuit of Happyness, The True Story of Chris Gardner Chris Gardner is the story’s main protagonist whose struggle the actor, Will Smith depicted quite well through his impressive acting abilities. The story depicts a family man who invests>>>

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5 Life Lessons Celebrities Teach Us

5 Life Lessons Celebrities Teach Us Some celebs are no less than a superhero because hidden behind their mask of glitz and glamour lays a story of hardship, struggle, and bravery. These celebrities didn’t become an overnight sensation, but worked hard for their fame and fortune. For people like us who look to them for inspiration and refer to them as our idols, it’s keeps the light of hope alive. Before they were famous, someone’s story, journey, or just pure determination kept hope alive in their hearts as well. These are the never before heard stories of celebs who not only inspire us through their work, but also from their life: 1.     Steve Buscemi, Actor Turned Hero Did you know that Steve Buscemi was a firefighter from 1980 to 1984? Most people don’t know that about the famed Boardwalk Empire actor’s former career as a firefighter, until he again embraced>>>

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