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What You Can Be

What You Can Be

To truly grow you have to be willing at any moment to sacrifice what you’re for what you can be. Subscribe to free weekly newsletter featuring articles and quotes of Michael Josephson at www.whatwillmatter.com The post What You Can Be appeared first on What Will Matter.

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CNN Heroes Awards

CNN Heroes Awards

With all dark news that promotes cynicism CNN Heroes Awards is uplifting. Watch or read about these good people who are making a difference. I will donate to all finalists who are working to heal the world. I hope you do so to. The post CNN Heroes Awards appeared first on What Will Matter.

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Equality & Equity

Fairness is not equality; it’s equity. The post Equality & Equity appeared first on What Will Matter.

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Ethics Doesn’t Demand a Life of Self-Sacrifice

Ethics Doesn’t Demand a Life of Self-Sacrifice

“Ethics doesn’t demand a life of self-sacrifice nor require us to ignore our desires and needs. It does expect us to care about right and wrong, to know the difference between what we want to do and what we should do, and to muster the moral courage to do what is right.” – Michael Josephson The post Ethics Doesn’t Demand a Life of Self-Sacrifice appeared first on What Will Matter.

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COMMENTARY: Tis the Season to be Jolly — Even While Shopping

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People are not at their best in crowds. It’s as if every survival-of-the-fittest primordial instinct comes out to obliterate thousands of years of civilization. Pre-and post-holiday shopping, and the inevitable lines, test our character. My wife’s a professional shopper. She has strategies on where to park and how to find the fastest moving line (which I’ve discovered is not always … Read More The post COMMENTARY: Tis the Season to be Jolly — Even While Shopping appeared first on What Will Matter.

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COMMENTARY: The Treasure of Old Friends

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In my lifetime, I’ve had the good fortune of having a handful of good friends. Each of my four teenage daughters have many hundreds. At least that’s what they call every Facebook connection they collect like trophies. The list of those kinds of friends includes people they barely know, some they don’t know at all, and even some people they … Read More The post COMMENTARY: The Treasure of Old Friends appeared first on What Will Matter.

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What’s behind the dark glasses? Are you who you appear to be? Are you who you want to be? Are you becoming all you can be?

What’s behind the dark glasses? Are you who you appear to be? Are you who you want to be? Are you becoming all you can be? The post What’s behind the dark glasses? Are you who you appear to be? Are you who you want to be? Are you becoming all you can be? appeared first on What Will Matter.

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For Yourself or as a Gift to Others – Share Michael Josephson’s Insights

Buy one or a dozen books to experience and share Michael’s cogent, wise and warm words. Only $10 for his booklet “Making Ethical Decisions” Only $15 for a beautiful hard cover book of some of your favorite essays in “The Best is Yet to Come.”   And if you really want to help make a donation of $25 with your … Read More The post For Yourself or as a Gift to Others – Share Michael Josephson’s Insights appeared first on What Will Matter.

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Be a better friend. Support, encourage, advise, listen and console with love and kindness. Experience gratification in knowing you bring out the best in and want the best for your friend. – Michael Josephson

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Be a better friend. Support, encourage, advise, listen and console with love and kindness. Experience gratification in knowing you bring out the best in and want the best for your friend. – Michael Josephson

COMMENTARY: Give Good Memories

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In a society preoccupied with the quest for material possessions, it’s easy to overlook the fact that our most valuable possessions are our best memories. Good memories are a form of wealth. They are not simply something we own, they become part of who we are. Through our memories we can literally re-live and re-experience past pleasures. So, if you … Read More The post COMMENTARY: Give Good Memories appeared first on What Will Matter.

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