Tommy’s Job Hunting Journey

A classroom is like a box of chocolates, filled with surprises. Each kid possesses a unique personality and traits. You won’t know them, until you peep into their behavior patterns, hobbies, interests and routine habits. Tommy was one such kid in his middle school class, academically he was an average student. He did not stand […]

How Words Transformed TOMMY

To illustrate the value of understanding words the story of  Tommy comes to mind.  His whole life changed starting in the 6th grade but I will start this narrative much earlier in his life so the reader can appreciate the context.  At the age five Tommy was an energetic child growing up on the Santa […]

Inequality and Words

Harper Lee’s famous novel , “To Kill A Mocking Bird”, juxtaposed racial prejudice and the justice system in a small southern town. Readers experienced the sad truth of entrenched inequalities in the application of the law. By most measures the legacy of Harper Lee, now deceased at 89, and other pioneers in literature and politics […]

Love and Word power

Whether you’ve married a childhood sweetheart, a best friend from college, an office colleague, or someone the dating site matched your personality with—differences of opinions between a husband and wife are unavoidable. We are just off the Valentine’s Day love cloud. Gifting flowers, chocolates and going on a dinner date is almost a ritual on […]

WordPower: The Great Equalizer

In the past, the gun has been called the great equalizer and for good reason. However, in this information age of corporate and government culture wordpower is a much more powerful asset an average person can attain to achieve a successful and satisfying life.  Just as the firearm took away the advantage of physical size […]