Monthly Archives: April 2012

What You Can Learn From Your Failures

It has often been said that success leaves clues. This is true. But it’s also true that failure can teach some valuable lessons as well. Think about what every kid goes through in learning to ride a bicycle…or learning to … Continue reading

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Six Habits of Real Critical Thinkers

“Critical thinking is a desire to seek, patience to doubt, fondness to meditate, slowness to assert, readiness to consider, carefulness to dispose and set in order; and hatred for every kind of imposture.”             -Francis Bacon (1605) What is Critical … Continue reading

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WE’RE NUMBER ONE… AREN’T WE?

Throughout the years I’m sure you’ve seen or heard an American citizen state that, “America is the greatest country in the world” or “We’re Number one” in referencing the United States.  When I hear people speak in such a manner … Continue reading

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You Can’t Win If You Don’t Play

In the wake of the monstrous $600+ million Mega-Millions lottery mania comes a story of Chris Singleton.  Mr. Singleton is a rookie on the Washington Wizards professional basketball team. It turns out that Singleton sent out a tweet detailing how … Continue reading

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ARE WE LIVING IN A MODERN ‘GILDED AGE?’

"What is the chief end of man?–to get rich. In what way?–dishonestly if we can; honestly if we must."             — Mark Twain-1871   We’ve heard it said countless times before.  The more things change, the more they stay the … Continue reading

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