Learn Something from Everyone You Meet

https://digitalcitizen.ca/category/my-quotes/If you were asked what you learned from a list of people you could recall to any extent, could you give an answer for each of them? It doesn’t have to be something new, good, or useful that you learned from them, necessarily, just something. Can you?

Continue reading

How Good You Are at Something is Far Less Important than What You Do with It

https://digitalcitizen.ca/category/my-quotes/Do you know of anyone good at something, but who isn’t putting that skill to use as well as it could be? Are you good at anything that you’re not putting to the best use? I think if we thought hard, we would be able to find examples of both. Some who may not be so judgmental of others may be challenged to find examples in others, but I dare say if you couldn’t find examples for yourself, you should either think harder, or go get tested for a number of psychological disorders.

Continue reading

Why Has NFL Football Remain America’s #1 Sport?

On this biggest sports day of the year, the Super Bowl, I pondered why NFL football remains America’s #1 sport.

NFL football became America’s #1 sport through a variety of complex, interwoven and additive reasons as analyzed here in the Bleacher Report. The reasons why it has remained so, and only widened the gap, are a little different, in my opinion. The latest survey from Harris for ESPN shows some interesting demographic divides among the popular sports, though, but it’s not these demographics I’m looking at, rather the overall results. Finally, I have to be clear that #1 is for watching and interest, not participation. That belongs to soccer, probably for its ease to be able to play without huge costs for gear and facilities to play in.

Continue reading