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Tag Archives: Language
Thinking in a different language may lead to more rational decisions: Keysar’s team recruited 54 University of Chicago students who spoke Spanish as a second language. Each received $15 in $1 bills, each of which could be kept or bet … Continue reading
“No problem” is almost universal in service industries today. “Can I get a refill?” “No problem.” “Could you transfer this money from my checking account to my savings account?” “No problem.” “Thanks.” “No problem.” It may seem innocuous, but it … Continue reading
It’s not necessary. As if that should stop one from doing it. It’s not necessary to have colored socks. Things not being necessary is what makes life interesting. Little extras in life. Stephen Fry Great thoughts from Stephen Fry on … Continue reading
Have you noticed that little kids can do just about anything they want? There’s a mountain of stories about young kids getting an audience with some business or government leader simply because they wrote a letter. Successful people, and people … Continue reading