The artist who aims at perfection in everything achieves it in nothing. - Eugène Delacroix
I’ve been giving the label “Good Enough” a hard time for the past few days on this blog. And rightly so, for in any grand endeavor it’s the silent temptress, wooing us to [...]
Yesterday we discussed the snare of Good Enough—how it entices you to give up, give in, and settle for less than you originally aimed for. Today we’ll talk about how to break free from the comfort of Good Enough.
After moving [...]
Likewise, accomplishing something great is exciting. Exceeding expectations, beating the odds, going somewhere no one else has gone. The pride, the satisfaction and the [...]
Only YOU can prevent forest fires!
- Smokey the Bear
Despite Smokey the Bear‘s fear campaign, not all forest fires are bad.
Fire is actually an essential part of forest ecology. In addition to clearing out combustible trees, brush and leaves, it [...]
600 years before the Roman Empire ruled from the moors of Britain to the sands of Egypt, it’s predecessor, the Roman Republic, was almost destroyed. In 458 B.C. The neighboring Aequians attacked Rome—and the army sent to defend the fledgling city-state quickly found itself surrounded.
The city panicked. The Senate decided [...]
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