Very Precise Fortune Cookies

Written by David Leonhardt

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"Janice Land? No problem. I'll connect you." CLICK.

"No, wait. I wanted to speak to Janet Lam. Hello?"

My father can pinpointrepparttar exact amount of blood sugar he packs in his veins. Not very long ago, people could not care less how much sugar was in their blood, as long as they had plenty of it in their double-fudge sundaes.

Yes technology has come a long way, allowing us to send and received very specific information in great detail and in great volumes, allowing such thrilling 21st century innovations as spam (I know, I know,repparttar 118128 great spam innovators you admire most did their heroic deeds inrepparttar 118129 20th century, but you ain't seen nothing yet!)

Despiterepparttar 118130 volume of information I receive in my inbox, there is one very disturbing element to all this extra free information, which brings me back torepparttar 118131 second thing that struck me about my fortune cookie message.

It was wrong.

I waited all day for that pink polka-dot octopus to approach me, and it never did. Just because modern technology can deliver huge volumes of laser-detailed information, does not make that information valuable or even accurate.

Which brings me back torepparttar 118132 revelation that a weather forecaster is now writing fortune cookies. Weather forecasts have become increasingly more precise. For instance, I am told that today it will hail inrepparttar 118133 town just east of here and be sunny inrepparttar 118134 town just west of here.

Once upon a time,repparttar 118135 forecast would be simply "Sun and hail expected to pass throughrepparttar 118136 region." Less accurate and less wrong. Just as useless, though.

Maybe we should hire CSTAR to makerepparttar 118137 fortune cookies. Surely CSTAR would deliver fortunes that are not only precise but also accurate, right? As a bonus,repparttar 118138 pastry chefs won't have to scrub their hands before baking.

And I wouldn't have to wait for a pink polka-dot octopus all afternoon.

David Leonhardt is author of Climb Your Stairway to Heaven Read more personal growth articles: Visit his liquid vitamins store: Or his happiness website:

Why Is There "Egg" On My Hamburger?

Written by Jim Edwards

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As an added bonus, I got to stand onrepparttar "widow's walk" of Father Dave's house and see a gorgeous panoramic view of Sydney,repparttar 118127 Harbor and surrounding area you could never buy... one ofrepparttar 118128 true rewards of new found friendship. Inrepparttar 118129 end, all you have is notrepparttar 118130 money you make, butrepparttar 118131 impact you have on other people's lives andrepparttar 118132 friendships you create.

** The Scenery Might Change, But People Arerepparttar 118133 Same **

People arerepparttar 118134 same everywhere when it comes to human behavior and how they want to be treated. I'm at a seminar where people paid thousands of dollars to attend... but even if they only spent $29, they all WANTrepparttar 118135 same things:- They want you to tell themrepparttar 118136 straight story with no bullshit.

- When you talk to them, they want you to be yourself... your genuine self... with no airs, pretending, or trying to be something you're not.-

Manners still count... "please" and "thank you" can literally carry you aroundrepparttar 118137 world.-

STOP and THINK before you talk (especially if you're tired) and always be careful of other people's feelings.-

Understand that when you sell somebody something onrepparttar 118138 Internet, they are a real person... not "just" another sale. They have hopes, dreams, concerns, desires, and things that are important to them. You can NEVER, under any circumstances, betray that trust. -

Integrity is everything... and once that trust is gone, you can never get it back.

** Love People! ** If you're just onrepparttar 118139 Internet to make money and not tohelp people, your career online will be short-lived, if it ever gets offrepparttar 118140 ground at all. I heard a saying from Chris Bloor (a famous marketer based in Australia). In his speech he said "Even a dog knows ifyou don't like it!

"How I took that was very simple... if you are just out to fleece people out of their money, they will find you out and you're done. It doesn't matter what you're selling, you have to loverepparttar 118141 people you're selling to... that'srepparttar 118142 true secret to making money onrepparttar 118143 Internet.

You might think that's a sappy, dorky sentiment, but to me, it's one ofrepparttar 118144 most important discoveries I've made here in Australia. Getting outside myself... getting outside my comfort zone... may just be one ofrepparttar 118145 best things that's happened to me in a long time.

I'm seeing people I've never met and learning a ton just by watching how they go about their lives and what is considered "normal" for them. But, most importantly, I've discovered that there's a whole wide world out there and every person I meet can teach me something really incredible!--

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