5 Ways to Build an Extraordinary World

5 Ways to Build an Extraordinary World

Ordinary alone, extraordinary together. Did you know the largest supercolony of ants ever discovered had a domain stretching 3,731 miles? Don't worry if you didn't; the ants didn't either! Yet, each ant "knew" how to do its part to contribute to the colony. There were billions of them doing their simple jobs for the group rather than for themselves. The inspiration we can draw: we can…

5 Ways to Show People That They Matter

5 Ways to Show People That They Matter

You have something everyone wants. Hjalmar Soderberg wrote one of my favorite quotes in his novel Doctor Glas. "People want to be loved; failing that admired; failing that feared; failing that hated and despised. They want to evoke some sort of sentiment. The soul shudders before oblivion and seeks connection at any price.” So much of the joy and pain in the world is explained by this…