Story About A Naked King, A Smart Kid And The Price of Vanity

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This week I wanted to share a fairy tale about a naked king, a smart kid and the price of vanity. The story is The Emperor’s New Clothes, by Hans Christian Andersen. If you’re not familiar, it’s about a very vain ruler who gets swindled into thinking a new outfit will show who in his kingdom is unfit for office or unusually stupid. The story is about how simple it is for someone to play your ego, your vanity to their advantage while at the same time making you look like a fool. Some topics I talk about include: Are …

Video: How an Ice Rink Can Change Your Life

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This week, my expert “Voice of Millennial” Mariah and I chat about her recent visit to New York’s Rockefeller Center ice rink and how she surprised herself by learning a valuable life lesson just by being on the ice skating rink. How can an ice rink change your life? Mariah noticed that the ice rink acted like a giant equalizer where people from all shapes and sizes and economic levels and coolnesses or nerdnesses gather in one place to strap on a pair of think blades and venture out onto a slippery surface of the unknown. Interestingly enough, a person’s …