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Getting out of my comfort zone.
Robert Evans Wilson Jr.
The problem with change is that it makes most people anxious or worse - afraid. It’s fear of the unknown that does this.
The automobile was NOT a disruptive innovation. Here's why it wasn't.
Bennett Cerf put Dr. Seuss in a box, then Seuss put himself in an even smaller box.
Why did 12 to 25 year old males suddenly stop committing as many crimes starting in 1995? I offer a unique answer.
If you think someone is greedy, then the problem is within you.
My parents’ great gift to me might have been lost had Cindy and I not been divorced by our spouses.
When the people at the top don’t follow the rules, there’s a trickle-down effect and people all along the socio-economic ladder will bully, cheat, defraud, steal, or worse.
This super power is amazing because it will enable you to do many things. But, I’ve got to warn you, there are people out there who do not want you to discover this power.
Will society collapse and people devolve into savages after a catastrophic event?
I’d never been much of a dog person until Buddy. I was always a cat lover. He wasn’t even supposed to be my dog...
When we trust someone, we make ourselves vulnerable to that person. We give that person the power to hurt us.
There is nothing more valuable than having a friend on whom you can always depend.
When you find yourself feeling irritated, annoyed, or frustrated, look a little closer and ask, “Can I do this better? Can I improve this situation? Is there a business opportunity
Risk is necessary for innovation, but for something to be a risk, there must be something that can be lost. What are you putting at risk? What could you lose? Is it worth it?
To make money with innovation, all you have to do is solve a problem that a lot of people have. Here's how you can find that million dollar idea!
Imagination is not all about fantasy, it is something we use routinely in very practical ways, as well as, help us prepare for potential problems.
"Innovation" is a popular topic, but it's meaning has become distorted. I simplify it here.
The desire to belong is a universal human need that is found in all cultures.
If you've experienced unexpected or unwanted change in your life, here's how you can deal with it.
Innovators have a set of habits that enhance their ability to think creatively and enables them to be more inventive. In this article I unveil the "Innovator's Lifestyle."
I thought I was just trying to be funny, but I realized later that I was actually using Emotional Intelligence to communicate with my friend.
Arm yourself against manipulation with these handy tools.
What have been your turning points? Those significant changes that altered the course of events in your life. And, forevermore you regard life as: "Before This" or "After This."
Today we are inundated with lies, propaganda, and fake news by politicians, government, corporations, and the media. We need to protect ourselves. Here's how.
Without these factors a company will not be able to generate the stream of ideas they need to stay competitive.
I've found over the years that many people are confused about what "capitalism" is, as well as, what comprises the other types of economic systems. I've endeavored to simplify it.
After a rocky bush plane flight and a long canoe ride in the jungle, the Hollywood action hero was assigned a mosquito-netted cot and promptly put to work building baby cribs.
I share the antics of my overreacting neighbor, and how it led to my rescuing a wild animal (well, sort of).
I'd like to share a story of a time that I bullied someone, but it was unintentional and I didn’t realize I was being a bully until he told me.
My cousin had her DNA tested for ancestry. I looked into that 10 years ago, but it cost too much. She told me it had come down, so I acquired a test kit and sent in my sample.
Robert Wilson is a writer and humorist based in Atlanta, Georgia.
A monthly look at the various aspects of motivation from self-motivation to motivating others.