Month: October 2013

Is it REALLY better to give than receive?

Well, actually YES – at least it’s better to give than take or match…. I just listened to Adam Grant’s book Give and Take on CD.  Mr. Grant looks at people on a continuum of Giving (people who are generous and giving) to Matchers (people who give with the anticipation that the gift will be… Read more »

Being Busy and the Meaning of Life

I’ve just started reading Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl .  For those who don’t know, the book is written by an Auschwitz survivor – about the source of his strength to survive.   He surmised that many who died around him in that horrific circumstance  did so less from lack of food or… Read more »

Ford expected to outpace industry with September sales up 6 percent

Despite an anticipated decline in U.S. auto sales in September, Ford Motor Co. appears to have fared quite well. The Dearborn-based automaker Tuesday reported sales totaled 185,146 vehicles last month, delivering its best September since 2006 with a 6 percent increase in the U.S., outpacing the industry and marking Ford’s 11th consecutive month of year-over-year… Read more »