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How To Change Your Life in 20 Seconds
Pete Wilson
By Pete Wilson
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I love movies, but I generally only love movies that are “feel good.” My life is stressful enough that when I get a chance to watch a movie I really don’t want to think…or be scared…or tense. I just want to walk away with a big smile on my face.

With that in mind, one of my favorite movies is We Bought a Zoo. In the movie widowed dad, Benjamin Mee (played by Matt Damon), is working to instill a sense of courage and adventure in his children. They are dealing with a great loss and a big transition in their lives, so Benjamin feels the responsibility of equipping his children to tackle life head on […]

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Don’t Expand Your Influence, Deepen It
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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A long, long time ago I ran a very small publishing company here in Oregon. Part of my job was to create a database and sales system to chart our orders. I noticed that, while we had about a thousand customers, only a hundred or so of them were supporting our business. Initially, I wanted to expand the business to grow our customer base even larger. We spent thousands of dollars in this attempt, visiting trade shows and printing expensive catalogs. But sooner or later I realized it wasn’t working.

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How Being Too Competitive Too Early Can Hurt You
Justin Zoradi
By Justin Zoradi
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I know nothing about physics. My science journey ended in high school after a generous B minus in Chemistry my junior year.

But I was fascinated last week to read the story of Nobel Prize winning physicist, Peter Higgs.

Nearly five decades ago, a young Peter Higgs theorized that there was a particle that acts as the building blocks of the universe. He believed that a subatomic particle must exist that made matter clump together to form everything around us today.

His theory hinged on the existence of a so-called “God Particle” and while his ideas were good, they couldn’t be proven. Until now.