The legendary founder of Wendy’s restaurants, Dave Thomas, was known for many things including his entrepreneurial spirit and being the humble pitch man for his restaurant chain. Something not so well known is that he dropped out of high school at the age of 15 so that he could work full time. Years later he […]
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I was reminded the other day of an old commercial for Hershey’s Kisses, where a famous actor ties one of his shoes and very satisfied with that accomplishment, says,” I deserve a Hershey’s kiss.” And he ties his other shoe and he rewards himself with another Hershey’s kiss. It’s a reminder of something simple that […]
In the neighborhood where I grew up, there was a fork in the road, and whether you went to the left or to the right, you would eventually wind up on our street. Even though both roads eventually went to the same place, people who always went to the left had very specific reasons they […]
There’s a joke about a man who calls a house and a little kid answers and says,” Hello.” The man says,” Is your mother there?” The kid says,” Yes.” The man says,” Can I talk to her?” The kid says,” No, she’s busy.” The man says,” Is your father there?” The kid says,” Yes.” The […]