Why Salespeople Want You To “Act Now”

When was the last time you saw some type of sales ad? It’s hard to go 5 minutes without being bombarded by some sales pitch. After hearing them for a while, patterns start to show up. For example, the ads almost always tell you to “Act Now!” It should come as no surprise this is…

The Three-Star Fake

It was a top-secret mission straight from President Trump. The three-star general, Christian Desgroux, had a red helicopter en route to the SAS University’s soccer field in North Carolina.  The orders were for Desgroux to escort a woman to a classified meeting at a nearby military base. The helicopter arrived where Desgroux and the woman…

The Boundary

The fathers of New York City were trying to plan for growth. They figured the city was going to grow, but they just weren’t sure how much. So, they decided to go on the generous side and give themselves more room than they thought they would ever need. The city already had six or seven…

Do You Love Me?

Jimmy told the story about the first girl who caught his eye. He was seven years old, in 2nd grade, and her name was Sherri. She was the cutest girl he had ever seen with little pigtails, a beautiful dress with a big teddy bear on it, and the prettiest smile, even with a middle…

Whatever It Takes To Win

I highly doubt the world of professional kayaking is one you follow closely. Sure, maybe we’ve seen a little bit when the Olympics are on, but that’s probably about it. Recently Japan held its 2017 national canoe sprint championships. The winner would likely secure a spot in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. So, Yasuhiro Suzuki…