Amazing People TV

Galileo could see the stars, but he would have been amazed by television. Leonardo da Vinci dreamt of flying machines, yet he never viewed videos. It is less than 90 years from the day that the incredible innovator John Logie Baird proved that pictures could ‘fly’ through the air. Now, most children and many adults  take television for granted. But, there are astounding new developments emerging. More and more people are…

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29 September, 2013
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Opportunities – Rewards and Risks

  Bill Gates and Richard Branson are two people who have taken their opportunities. In times past, Michelangelo and Leonardo did likewise in the field of art. Singers like Elvis Presley and Edith Piaf recognized and seized their opportunities I have written and published a book called Amazing Entrepreneurs. It shows how people with little education grabbed their opportunities in life. However, some may see an opportunity, but are concerned about the…

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26 September, 2013
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Heroes

In an age when footballers are paid millions for kicking a ball and singers gain instant fame, it is refreshing to meet  real heroes. Today, I met and interviewed George Jackson and his wife. George is 92 years of age. Many people can thank him for what he has done. But, most do not know him. Born into a small farming community in Victoria, Australia, he thought he would have…

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23 September, 2013
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Amazing People Library

Walt Disney would have liked it. William Shakespeare would have been amazed. Yes, the new generation of libraries has arrived. Instead of going to a building, you click your computer and you receive the book or article online. News today is that the first library that has only digital books and stories has opened in the USA. It will mean quicker access to find information. The Amazing People Club is also…

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18 September, 2013
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Seven Senses and Six Questions

Each day we succeed or fail depending on how well we  use our senses to gain and understand information. We wake up and our senses immediately tell us many things. We may hear the rain, or feel the heat, or smell the air. In the bath room,we wash our hands and our sense of touch tells us if the water is cold or hot. Going into the kitchen, we cook…

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10 August, 2013
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Is it Probable or Certain?

‘ ‘It is probable that the event will not be on, because it is raining.’ ‘I don’t think he will change his mind’. It is unlikely that will occur.’ I often hear people say things that  they regard as probable, but they interpret them as certain. Therefore, they act on their assumptions, rather than testing the facts. In my research on amazing people, I found most were very good at…

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4 August, 2013
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