Don’t Doubt the Power of a Dream

Monday Oct 21st, 2019


When people share their goals with you, do you help them launch their dreams—or try to bring them back to Earth? In his book The Man Who Listens to Horses (Ballantine), famed horse trainer Monty Roberts tells about the time one of his teachers in high school assigned a paper called “My Goals in Life.” The teacher, Mr. Fowler, was interested only in practical goals—not fantasies about going to Hollywood to become a movie star, and the like. But young Monty had a... [read more]

Dreams Do Come True

Friday Sep 29th, 2017


Do you have a dream but think you lack the skills to achieve it? Born in 1888 as the youngest of eight children, Berlin’s family emigrated from Russia to New York in 1893.  His father died when Berlin was eight, and as a young boy Berlin sold newspapers on the street to help support his struggling family.  He left home at 14 and began singing in New York saloons for spare change, then went on to work as a singing waiter in Chinatown.  With just two years of school and no... [read more]