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DailyGoodLeadership Lessons From Specially Abled Children"I was of course at that time focusing on autism specifically. I kind of had a personal understanding of the situation. That led to a very interesting conversation with a very dear friend from Denmark, Thorkil Sonne, who also had a son with autism and who started a software company where all his employees were people on the spectrum. I met him, I tried to understand the model that he is working on, and as a small experiment, hired five people on the spectrum in SAP Labs in India. I'm using the word "experiment" only because I had no clue what this would lead to. Because the model in Denmark was extremely progressive. They had a system, they had government support, and we had neither... But I said, "Let me try."" This powerful interview with V.R. Ferose shares more about a successful business leader and his inspiring journey. [Full Story on]  

Power of Oneimage

Stories of Kindness

Little Free Library For ..., wavingatyou
Oct 04 -- Little Free Library For Our Town Update Grandpa spent the weekend measuring twice and cutting once and drilling ... Full Story

A Home Without Books, kiwicat
Oct 03 -- I was talking to one of my students yesterday who is the eldest with three younger siblings, she was telling me that ... Full Story

For The Love of Books, brindlegirl
Oct 04 -- All week I have been sorting through every book we own. Childrens books, recipe books, self help, reference books, ... Full Story

Simple But Profound Acts Of Love , RoseMarie
Oct 06 -- I love Mother Theresa. I have read a lot about her but want to share a story about her that made a massive and ... Full Story

Small Acts

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"To our dear terre -Happy Birthday to a lovely person born on a memorable Fall day. Blessings and celebrate many, many, many more. " KindMyst, Oct 03

"My sister and I harvested some carrots today. They were beautifully orange with feathery green tops. There is nothing more delicious than a carrot straight out of the ground. Thankyou Mother Nature. " Savraj, Oct 04

"Happy Weekend to all Ks friends...... Please Emjoy yourself !! Thanks " kmbhai, Oct 03

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Video of the Weekimage

When Caitlin Prater-Haacke received a message on her Facebook page telling her to kill herself, she didn't retaliate - she got positive.  She took out a marker and some post-it notes and stuck positive messages on every locker in her high school. When that action didn't sit well with school officials of George McDougall High School, who reprimanded Caitlin for littering, the entire community showed their support by embracing her idea. Even the city council of Airedrie, Alberta, declared October 9 Positive Post-It Day! [Source: KarmaTube]

Words of Wisdomimage

image Humility Really Cannot be Considered a Virtue, by Swami Dayananda Saraswati
Ego and pride are closely related, almost synonymous effects born of the same cause, ignorance of the relationship of the individualized sense of I with the world. (...) Although, graced by free will, I have the power to choose my actions, I have no power over the actual result of the action... Read more on

image Kitchen Teachings: Conversation with Cherri Farrell, by Richard Whittaker
Cherri Farrell teaches consumer and family science, a subject that used to be called home economics. She teaches at College Park High School in Pleasant Hill, California. Her curriculum is devoted largely to cooking and nutrition and it's also. Read More on

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