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Posts Tagged ‘ownership’

News Briefs – Volume XX

News briefs are a collection of interesting news stories…

Brief 1:  A woman in Spain has registered the ownership of the sun and plans to start charging for its use.  Angeles Duran made the move in September and described her entrepreneurial venture, “There was no snag, I backed my claim legally, I am not stupid, I know the law. I did it but anyone else could have done it, it simply occurred to me first.”  I, however, don’t think that Ms. Duran really thought this through and she may have bit off more than she can chew.  I can just see the lawyers’ commercial seeking victims of skin cancer to join their class action lawsuit.  You don’t pay unless we get money for you!

Flipping the Switch

John G. Miller’s sequel to help guide us in accepting or actually grasping the concept of personal responsibility offers “five keys to success at work and in life” as a way to “unleash the power of personal accountability using the QBQ!” 

In Flipping the Switch Miller again effectively reinforces his points with personal stories.  These anecdotes trigger memories of situations where I have had similar experiences.  Miller’s five keys to success or “fundamental concepts or values that guide our behavior;”

  • Learning – we should all continue to pursue life-long learning as books like this help accomplish
  • Ownership – using “I” more.