Day seventeen of the 20/20 success story – compassion is the answer

The answer to building better relationships, in partnerships, and across families, communities and nations. Genuine care for people who are disadvantaged or are temporarily experiencing emotional grief or anxiety. Doing the opposite of exploiting people at a time of their vulnerability for another’s personal gain. Instead to rise-up as an honourable person and support a … Read more

Day sixteen of the 20/20 success story – wisdom as the end game

The wisdom to know the difference, between what we can change, and what we cannot (derivation from “Serenity Prayer”). Living life mindfully with emotional intelligence and substantial capacity to delay gratification. Learning sooner that youthful energy is only helpful if directed toward considered actions. Knowing that there is still so much more to know. Being … Read more

Day thirteen of the 20/20 success story – in awe of humility

These are confusing times. There is fake news and disinformation. Opinion is equated to evidence-based knowledge. Arrogance is misinterpreted as ability. Marketing is projected as truthful via devious public relations efforts. Celebrities are worshipped for their popularity and so afforded undeserved authority and credibility. Politicians lie by omission and so mislead. Meanwhile, we can feel … Read more

Day eleven of the 20/20 success story – appreciate diversity

The differences make the whole special. Diverse personalities contributing a breadth of ideas, diversity in coping strategies assisting adaptability and survival, diverse skills making up a successful team, diversity in nutritional components supporting the differential requirements of an organism, and so much more. Diversity is fun, is interesting, is helpful and useful to the overall … Read more