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WITandWISDOM(tm) - July 10, 2002
Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life. - Red Auerbach
Source: EMAZING, http://www.emazing.com/
~~~~~~~ SPECIAL THOUGHTS:
During a leadership seminar in Illinois, I asked several participants to share the most rewarding experiences of their careers. One man told what it meant to speak at the funeral of a valued employee. Another shared the story of a former drug addict he had helped to become a productive manager. A woman unfolded a well-worn note from a fellow worker she carried in her purse - and she read it to the group. The note said, "If you ever get discouraged, remember that you have made a real difference in one person's life - mine!"
Do you see the pattern? What matters most are the relationships. Perhaps you have heard the phrase, "It's lonely at the top." Of course it is for those who have chosen to isolate themselves. However, the opposite is true for the man or woman who embraces the fact that power rises from the bottom to the top.
By Neil Eskelin in Neil Eskelin's Daily Jump Start(tm), Copyright (c) 2002, http://www.neileskelin.com
Subjects: Relationships, Leadership, Management
~~~~~~~ THIS & THAT:
Just say NO to negativity.
I gained weight. Ask me how.
EARTH FIRST! We'll strip mine the other planets later.
A fool and his money are a girl's best friend.
I brake for tailgaters.
Source: Faith-N-Humor, http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FaithNHumor
Subjects: Bumper Stickers, One Liners
~~~~~~~ KEEP SMILING:
Early one morning, my husband, who works in a funeral home, woke me, complaining of severe abdominal pains. We rushed to the emergency room, where they gave him a series of tests to determine the source of the pain.
My husband decided not to have me call in sick for him until we knew what was wrong. When the results came back, the nurse informed us that, true to our suspicions, he was suffering from a kidney stone.
I turned to my husband and asked, "Would you like me to call the funeral home now?"
With an alarmed look, the nurse quickly said, "Ma'am, he's not THAT sick!"
Source: Gentle Humor, mailto:email@example.com?subject=GHSubscribe
Subjects: Death, Illness
Things to Do when Stuck in Singapore's Changi Airport
- Make unlimited free local calls. Call up some old friends, or dial any number and make new friends.
- Take the free 2-hour city/river bus tour. Your choice of a guided city tour via bus culminating in a 10-min stop at Sentosa's Siloso Beach, or a boat ride along Singapore river.
- Join the world's first airport game show "What's Your Range?" Thirty or so participants sit on a stage and each one gets a handheld terminal to key in their answers. Ten trivia questions are asked and you key in your answer in the form of a max/min range. The closer your range to the exact answer, the higher the points. Fabulous prizes abound. Too bad I didn't finish the game as my flight started making its last call.
- Watch your favorite movie trailers by demand using SMS.
- Take a nature walk in the indoor garden which includes a koi pond.
- Surf the Internet for free at the E-Hub. Connect via wired LAN, Wi-Fi, or IR. The administrator will even provide you with power adapters, cables, and wireless cards.
- Take the SkyTrain from Terminal 1 to Terminal 2.
- Take the SkyTrain from Terminal 2 to Terminal 1.
Source: Nybble Weekly Newsletter, http://groups.yahoo.com/group/nybble
Subjects: Airports, Singapore