This was what the great nineteenth-century pioneer ofmeteorology, James Pollard Espy, was shown in a chance encounter as a young man. Unable to read and write until he was eighteen, Espy attended a rousing speech by the famous orator Henry Clay. After the talk, a spellbound Espy tried to make his way toward Clay, but he couldn't … Continue reading Take it one step at a time
Source: Internet Once there lived a lady, named Mani. She had no family member but one pet bird, named Nancy. The bird and lady were lone partners to each other. Mani loved the bird a lot, shared her feelings with her intensely. The bird was also attached to the lady. One day Mani had to … Continue reading Freedom or Security
Have you heard about lobsters? I am sure you must have heard the name of lobsters. If not, you may google the pictures of same to relate to the upcoming part of post well enough. The seafood lovers might be already having an idea. The process of lobster’s growth is a great learning practice to … Continue reading Channeling discomfort to growth
Once a tarantula approached a crow with a request. The tarantula said, “Mr. Crow I have a request to make.”. The crow looked towards his requester with little apprehension and shock. He said, “Okay, Mr. Tarantula please go ahead. Let me see what I can do for you”. The tarantula put forward his request, “Mr. … Continue reading How do we identify ourselves?
One day a school teacher wrote on the board the following: 9×1=7 9×2=18 9×3=27 9×4=36 9×5=45 9×6=54 9×7=63 9×8=72 9×9=81 9×10=90 When she was done, she looked to the students and they were all laughing at her, because of the first equation which was wrong, and then the teacher said the following, "I wrote that … Continue reading Our obsession with fault finding
One evening an elder Cherokee told his grandson about a battle that goes on inside all people. He said, “My son, the battle is between two wolves inside us. One is Fear. It carries anxiety, concern, uncertainty, hesitancy, indecision, and inaction. The other is Faith. It brings calm, conviction, confidence, enthusiasm, decisiveness, excitement and action.” … Continue reading The one you feed
A woman sees Picasso in a market. She goes up to him and says,” Would you mind drawing something for me?”“Sure”, he says, and thirty seconds later hands her a remarkably beautiful little sketch. “That will be thirty thousand dollars,” he says.“But Mr. Picasso,” the woman says,” how can you charge me so much? This … Continue reading Growth is a Process
King Kirti Singh went to jungle for hunting. While moving around, he observed some trees having arrows pierced accurately on target in the center of circles marked on the trees. The king became curious to know the archer of such mastery. He asked his men to look around and see if they can get some … Continue reading Ask rather than assume
On the first day of class, Jerry Uelsmann, a professor at the University of Florida, divided his film photography students into two groups. Everyone on the left side of the classroom, he explained, would be in the “quantity” group. They would be graded solely on the amount of work they produced. On the final day of … Continue reading Practice for Perfection
An elephant took a bath in a river and was walking on the road. When it neared a bridge, it saw a pig fully soaked in mud coming from the opposite direction. The elephant quietly moved on one side, allowed the dirty pig to pass and then continued its onward journey.The unclean pig later spoke … Continue reading Who should get your attention?