Personal Change

Provocative quote

“Learning is not compulsory… neither is survival.” –W. Edwards Deming

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Blatant appeal

On Sunday mornings my wife and I like to watch the Food Network, an all-cooking cable channel. It seems like all programs start the same way: “Take a pound of butter…” There is one extraordinary exception: “Cooking Thin” by Kathleen Daelemans. This lady could be taking her script from the ACS nutrition and exercise guidelines. This isn’t just someone in ...

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You can't always get what you want…

…but you just might find, you get what you need. Rolling Stones Last week’s NY Times Magazine had an article on some interesting research about affective forecasting. That’s research about how well people can predict how they will feel about events such as getting something they want or losing something valuable. In general they found: “On average, bad events proved ...

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