Roy H. Williams · Invisible Heros · 9 hours 28 minutes ago
Rainbow, Woodster, Woody Justice

Until recently, I had always assumed that rainbows disappeared from sight long before they touched the earth and that searching for the end of the rainbow was nothing more than a game for the gullible. Or that if they did touch the earth, that the rainbow moved with the viewer, so that you could spend all day chasing one and never be closer than you were when you started.

But now I know the truth: rainbows do reach the ground and you can walk into them and through them and be wrapped in …

Michael Drew · Small Actions · 3 days ago
olan profile

What happens when you successfully build a business on a foundation of authenticity and genuine relationships? Fans become family and rush in to support you in whatever way they can.
Why? Because you make a difference. Because you make their lives better. Because you make them feel better when they are having a crappy day. Because you are there for them. Because you make them feel less alone.

And that’s the greatest gift you can give to a fellow human.

Consider actor, director and

Bob Hughes · Social Trends The WE Cycle · 4 days ago
collaboration, community

Creative is about making connections, unexpected connections.

How do you go about that?

One way is by turning to an old-fashioned tool: a book that you write in. Called a commonplace book, it’s a sort of scrapbook that writers and thinkers have long used to jot down information of all sorts – letters, proverbs, recipes, photos – to aid in remembering and to spark ideas.

Students actually used to be …

Bob Hughes · Creativity in Business · 4 days ago

If you’re like the most workers, you toil away at a cubicle.

Apparently this is something new for those in the publishing industry. Which may explain why publishers seem so out of touch with what’s going on around them – you know, e-books, self-publishing, lower prices, readers.

I thought of this in going through a

Bob Hughes · The WE Cycle Transparent Communication · 6 days ago
language, we cycle, community, communication

Language connects and divides, as anyone knows who’s tried to master another language and who’s been successful in communicating, however fitfully, in a language other than one’s mother tongue.

Most of us here are native English speakers, who make up about 5.5% of the world’s population (there are some 360-370 million native speakers, according to Wikipedia). Mandarin Chinese has …