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