August Recap

In case you missed a post or two this month, here’s a quick recap of what I wrote about during the month of August:

Questions I Asked –

Why Do We Tell Actors To ‘Break A Leg’? – One British actress took the phrase a tad too literally.

What is a Code Adam? – When I saw it, I used to think I was part of a Jason Bourne-like operation and they were trying to send me a secret message.

Who is Reese? – You’ve probably enjoyed his Pieces or Peanut Butter Cups, but do you even know who he is?

Why Do We Say “The Butler Did It”? – Is it true that the woman who is responsible for this phrase was nearly killed by her butler?

Things We Learned –

An Example of Great Writing – Anyone could have described food as “delicious”, but this author took another (and much more powerful) route.

You Don’t Have To Be Boring – A lesson learned from an airline attendant.

Good News If You Are Feeling Lonely – Our brains are powerful…like really, really powerful.

Writing Tips from Jerry Seinfeld – We can all learn a think or two from the successful comedian.

Fun With Numbers –

10 Foolproof Tricks To Make You More Persuasive – My latest post for Fulfillment Daily looks at ten evidence-based techniques to bring people over to our side.

5 Things We Can Learn From The NY Times Crossword Puzzle – The latest in my series called, “5 Things We Can Learn From Everyday Objects.”

7 Situations In Which We Should Say Thank You – #2 is my favorite

 

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