Qualifying School – known in the golfing world as Q School – is a harrowing ordeal. The players grind through a series of tournaments while their friends and family members…
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Dan Ariely knows how to spot liars and cheats: he just looks for humans. His research team at Duke University studies our behavior and he’s found that people are willing to be dishonest in almost any situation.
In early January of 2016, the city of Perth in Western Australia hosted the annual Hopman Cup which lured some of the world’s most elite tennis players Down Under to try and capture their first tournament win of the new year.
Little did the spectators know they would see something about as rare as a Grand Slam.
Mr. Williams, a hardened businessman, was interviewing applicants for an important position in management. To find the right person for the job, he created a test; each applicant was asked the same question, “What is two and two?”
Simple question, right?
Robert Adams had just finished his shift on a sweltering workday, and wanted a refreshing, ice-cold drink and a burrito before heading home. Finding himself a couple bucks short, he went to an ATM to make a quick withdrawal…where he found a bag containing over $17,000 in cash!
When a person prepares for death, he or she usually tallies their life’s victories and regrets. In that gripping moment, each of us takes an honest – even chilling – assessment of our lives. It’s just a natural thing for all of us to do.
Even Harry Houdini, the world’s most famous magician, did it.
Let’s be honest. Christmas brings awesome gifts…but Christmas also brings gifts from your Aunt Agnes living in Finland. How do you handle the moment when you tear off the wrapping paper to discover a turtleneck that somehow survived the Cold War?
Here are the five best ways to express yourself in that moment.
Imagine the excitement of a man who just closed on his very first home. Then, imagine how excited that same man would be if he found almost $45,000 in cash hidden inside. Now, imagine that man giving all the money to its rightful owner.
If that man is Josh Ferrin, there’s no imagination necessary.
Robert “Bobby” Jones is best known for being the only person in the history of golf to win the Grand Slam – all four major championships in the same calendar year. That’s right; even Tiger hasn’t been able to do that! He won an impressive 13 majors in his short 15 years on tour, before retiring…as an amateur.
But he could have won 14 majors if he hadn’t let his integrity “get in the way.”