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38 Stratagems to Win an Argument

The rhetoric of this political season is dizzying.  Remarks by candidates and supporters alike have reminded me of Arthur Schopenhaur and his 38 Stratagems.  Schopenhaur was a brilliant German philosopher of the early to mid 19th century (1788-1860) who, while analyzing both rhetoric and debate, discerned 38 different tactics to win a debate or argument. 1,905 more words

Culture & Issues

“By June 1949, people had begun to realize that it was not easy to get a program right as had at one time appeared. […] The realization came over me with full force that a good part of the remainder of my life was going to be spent in finding errors in my own programs.”

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Finally realized my top three principles

A few years ago, I read the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey, and one of the things that struck me was the part where Mr. 333 more words

Happiness And Inspiration

Mastering Yourself: When Motivation Doesn't Cut It

The silver and gold streamers flutter near your face, the champagne glass you’re holding is being topped off by the hostess, everyone is intently watching the clock with wide eyes and raised brows, and Frank Sinatra is blasting through the speakers as your best friend starts to weep profusely about her poor choice of men the last year and wipe her face on the sleeve of the sequined dress she said would look “so super hot” in. 751 more words

7 Habits Of Highly Effective People

Daniella- Entrepreneurship Established Through Reading

I found myself in a situation of stagnancy where I had nothing to do, excitement  was all gone, clubbing was no longer fun for me, I was an extremist in the social circle and a fashionista…I lost my job and every other thing was history. 447 more words


Stephen Coveys' 7 Habits for the A.D.D. Prone

I woke up at 4:45am this morning. A good wake up, you know the kind where your eyes don’t feel like they are heavy set in your face, but spritely and… well… fresh. 953 more words