Author: John A. Cowgill

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Lessons Learned from Watching “The Office”; or, Dealing with Day to Day Stuff

I just finished watching “The Office” (US version) again on Netflix.  It is one of my favorite situation comedies.  (There are only 4 other shows in that…

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Posted in Law of Opposition Success

Putting Tic-Tacs Up Your Nose (Or, Overcoming Opposition in All Things)

People who know me well probably grow tired of hearing me talk about one particular topic: Opposition.  I’ve been teaching this principle to students for over…

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Recapturing Childhood (Or, Learning to Think Creatively Again)

Back in my day, we began school in the first grade—no kindergarten or preschool.  Only a few weeks into my first year in school, my…

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Attracting a Blond Bombshell (Or, the Starting Point of All Achievement)

I entered the classroom and sat about half-way down the row next to the windows.  Without any warning, my heart felt as if it stopped. …

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Searching for an Old Stone Bowl? (Or, Achieving a Paradigm Shift)

For decades now, I’ve been hearing about my mindset and the need for a paradigm shift.  A paradigm represents a mental image, or as my psychology professor from so…

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