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10 Things Grateful People Do Differently

11 hours agoNews : Huffington Post

Ralph Waldo Emerson once said that in order to achieve contentment, one should "cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously." Turns out Emerson -- who explored the meaning...Show More Summary

What Is Your Why?

The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well. ? Ralph Waldo Emerson I have been asked a lot lately why I decided to go into my line of work. Show More Summary

The Deep Allure of Rubies

Originally published in the November issue of Robb Report as “Love at First Blush” “Drops of frozen wine from Eden’s vats” is how Ralph Waldo Emerson described rubies. The 19th-century American poet was not alone in feeling drawn to the deep-red gems. Show More Summary

ELIOT COHEN: Microaggression, Meet Ralph Waldo Emerson. The ungainly title of Senior Tutor—sin…

ELIOT COHEN: Microaggression, Meet Ralph Waldo Emerson. The ungainly title of Senior Tutor—since abolished by Harvard administrators—reflected the institution’s belief that deans had an educational function and should, in fact, be academics. Show More Summary


Ralph Waldo Emerson famously wrote: “A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.” When it comes to the latest NAEP scores, this philosophy has been embraced by AFT president Randi Weingarten and anti-reform guru Diane Ravitch, who both cited a single standardized test as irrefutable evidence that standardized testing is a failure. To her […]

Unhealthy, Not Wealthy, and Far from Wise

Below is the October 12th Thoughts from the Frontline, republished in full. “The first wealth is health.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson “Man needs difficulties. They are necessary for health.” – Carl Jung Decisions, decisions. Many Americans will have to make a big one in the next 60 days or so. How you decide will affect both [...]

Why Common Sense Is Key To Successful Management

"Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing," said Ralph Waldo Emerson. Common sense and plain dealing are also highly effective when it comes to management - getting the best out of others.

Inspiration from Sketchnotes, Fountain Pens, Voltaire, Ralph Waldo Emerson and More

Once a month (or so), I share a dozen things that have inspired me to greater personal, professional, and financial success in my life. I hope they bring similar success to your life. 1. Barry Schwartz on how the way we think about work...Show More Summary

Well Said: A man of rare intellect

If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads. Ralph Waldo Emerson Oh, I do. I definitely do.

The Founding Fathers: Demigods or scoundrels?

For much of American history the founding generation, often mythologized and capitalized as the Founding Fathers, served as the gold standard against which we measured the debased currency that came after them. Ralph Waldo Emerson put this semi-sacred tradition succinctly: "They saw God face to...

On Moving the Physician Movement Forward

By RICHARD L. REECE, MD There are always two parties, the party of the Past, and the party of the Future. The Establishment and the Movement. — Ralph Waldo Emerson (1903-1882), Notes on Life and Letters of New England On July 20-26, 2015, a new physician organization, the United Physicians and Surgeons (UPSA), held a

Ecstasy of Influence

In January of 1842, Ralph Waldo Emerson’s firstborn child, Waldo, contracted scarlet fever and died within a week. He was five. He had been his father’s exuberant companion, who had, Emerson wrote, “touched with his lively curiosityShow More Summary

Ralph Waldo Emerson Found His Poets in Whitman & Dickinson

At The New Yorker, Dan Chiasson examines the influence of Ralph Waldo Emerson on poets like Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson, noting first that the tragic death of Emerson’s son by scarlet fever at the age of five led to the writing of his famous essay, “Experience.” “‘Experience’ has a knife’s-edge emergency intensity,” writes Chiasson, […]

Rewards and Risks of Leading an Effective Culture (2.5)

"As above, so below." "What you do speaks so loud that I cannot hear what you say." -- Ralph Waldo Emerson. In my last post I explained why an effective culture is essential for strategy execution and organizational success. At the end, I claimed that the most important tool to shape, manage and change organizational culture is leadership behavior. Show More Summary

Here’s What Happy Couples Do To Keep Their Relationships Fresh

Ralph Waldo Emerson was once quoted as saying that “True Love is the residue that’s left once the excitements of love... The post Here’s What Happy Couples Do To Keep Their Relationships Fresh appeared first on Lifehack.

The Very Real Benefits Of Going Camping

5 months agoNews : Huffington Post

 In his essay Nature, Ralph Waldo Emerson dives into the healing powers of the wilderness. "In the presence of nature," he wrote, "a wild delight runs through the man, in spite of real sorrows." It may be century-old wisdom, but his theory still holds true today. Show More Summary

Choosing Unfettered General Purpose Computing over Strong Privacy

Consistency may be the hobgoblin of little minds but the Ralph Waldo Emerson quote goes on to refer to Pythagoras, Socrates and Newton and so may it doesn’t refer to logical consistency but rather to the ability to learn from new information and form a new opinion based on that. Show More Summary

Quote of the Day

Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming that I am persecuted whenever I am contradicted. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

5 Great Ways to Learn Photography

All images ©Gina Milicia “Every Artist was first an Amateur”- Ralph Waldo Emerson If you’re just starting out as a photographer, congratulations! There’s never been a more exciting, or easier time to learn the art of photography. Today’s...Show More Summary

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