How to command and influence people

The Styles and Methods of Power Power is the ability to get things done - your way. Sometimes it's a direct order that you give, sometimes a suggestion you make, or a request or the asking of a favor; but the result (if you have power) is always that the other person acts and you derive a … Continue reading How to command and influence people

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You are the future * Rainer Maria Rilke

Du bist die Zukunft, großes Morgenrot Du bist die Zukunft, großes Morgenrot über den Ebenen der Ewigkeit. Du bist der Hahnschrei nach der Nacht der Zeit, der Tau, die Morgenmette und die Maid, der fremde Mann, die Mutter und der Tod. Du bist die sich verwandelnde Gestalt, die immer einsam aus dem Schicksal ragt, die … Continue reading You are the future * Rainer Maria Rilke

Leo Tolstoy Quotes

Lev Nikolaevich (Leo) Tolstoy (1828–1910). A Russian novelist, reformer, and moral thinker. Tolstoy was born at Yasnaya Polyana, the Tolstoy family estate a hundred miles south of Moscow, on August 28. He died on November 20 at a nearby railroad station, having fled in the night from an increasingly contentious marriage and a set of … Continue reading Leo Tolstoy Quotes

1984 * George Orwell’s vision on a Big Brother state

WAR IS PEACE FREEDOM IS SLAVERY IGNORANCE IS STRENGTH So goes the motto of the Party in Oceania, governed by only four ministries: The Ministry of Truth, which concerned itself with news, entertainment, education, and the fine arts. The Ministry of Peace, which concerned itself with war. The Ministry of Love, which maintained law and … Continue reading 1984 * George Orwell’s vision on a Big Brother state

Awe is TNT for the soul.

WONDER IS A blasting cap. It is an emotion that goes off with a bang, shattering settled beliefs, rattling the architecture of the mind, and clearing space for new ideas, new possibilities. Wonder is often thought of as a peaceful emotion, a sense of  resounding inner quiet. Of course we would associate it with silence. The … Continue reading Awe is TNT for the soul.

Instant Fact: How To Get The Truth Out of Anyone!

In an ideal society there would be no need for lies. But we live in a world of deception. And whether you want to play or not, you’re in the game. The question is, do you want to win? Compiled By: John J. Webster I. Signs of Deception Once you realize that you’re being lied … Continue reading Instant Fact: How To Get The Truth Out of Anyone!