Category Archive: funkshenall media

Mar 10

The Amazing Power of Words

How often do we underestimate the power of words? Today we are bombarded by words from all directions. The internet, the media, the blogosphere – wherever and whatever it is – we are inundated. Ironically, people say that reading levels are down, that people don’t buy books like they used to, that we are regressing …

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Aug 26

The Practice Gloves – an attempt at 10,000 hrs

I started thinking about how much time I spent doing things after I read Malcolm Gladwell’s The Outliers. I’m an average person. I have some skills, but I have some talents too. But The Outliers talks about what it takes to become an outlier – a person with incredible skill, an expert, a virtuoso. The …

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Mar 08

Why You Should Believe In Chi

I was born in 1969, the summer of Love. Seven years later a movie was released on my birthday that changed the way I looked at life – Star Wars. I became a fan of the characters and stories that George Lucas created. However, as I grew, nothing captured my attention like the idea of …

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