Can You Make Yourself More Intelligent?

When I was just 11 years of age, I had to take an educational exam. There were lots of puzzles and logical (but to me not so logical) problem solving exercises.  It was part of the process for choosing who would go to the grammar school (mainly a place for students perceived as having academic potential and professional career opportunities). The rest were sent to the school where the focus was…

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16 October, 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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How To Survive?

On the journey of life, we all look for avenues and pathways that will enable us to survive and succeed. Many people have given advice. But, one person stands out, as his ideas have survived for over 150 years. Here are some of the important things he said: It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change. In…

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27 July, 2013
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Learning from Olympic Athletes

26 June, 2012

The training is reaching a peak. The athletes competing in the 2012 Olympics are counting down the days. The competitions and events will test them to the limit. Some will break world records. We will see a few athletes run or swim quicker than any human in history. Heros and heroines will be created. But, all the Olympic athletes are examples to the young people . They provide role models of…

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New Year Resolutions

1 January, 2012

On the first day of the of the New Year, many people make resolutions. Some are general ones – such as the resolution to exercise and keep fit. But, it will require a specific plan and objectives plus the determination to succeed, otherwise little will happen. That is what outstanding people did as shown at the Amazing People Club. What are the categories in which you have resolutions for 2012?…

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Entrepreneurs Quiz

25 September, 2011

This is an opportunity to test your knowledge of the people who created major organizations. If you can successfully name 7 or more then you have a very good knowledge of business entrepreneurs. The people mentioned below are part of a book called Amazing Entrepreneurs that provides an insight into the personal lives of people who succeeded in business. You can find out how they succeeded and gain lessons on…

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