Happiness is in giving

Happiness is in giving

Once upon a time a wise master was walking with his pupil in the meadow when they saw two pair of old shoes probably belonging to an old man working in the fields. The pupil said to his master: “what do you think if we play a trick on this worker by hiding his shoes...
What comes from the heart, goes to the heart

What comes from the heart, goes to the heart

Here is a story as written by one member of the RISE Self Esteem Method: “I have been visiting a very old lady for the past two months. I visit her every Friday morning and spend with her about three hours during which we chat and take her for a short walk when the...
The Story of Nathalie

The Story of Nathalie

A few years ago as part of my role as Dean of the Euro-American University of Monaco, I needed to hire an assistant for the MBA program. After several interviews, my choice fell on Nathalie, a young woman who had just completed her MBA degree. While Nathalie had no...
Politness at University

Politness at University

I was about to enter the University building in Boston, MA., when I saw one other professor carrying several books in her arms and wanting to enter the building. The entrance gate is quite a big one and heavy to open. I spontaneously overtook her to open the door for...
No money? No problem.

No money? No problem.

It is usual for me to go shopping for organic food at the supermarket. Usually I pick and choose only a few items. On this day, I needed one particular item, so I went straight to the pay desk reserved for the supermarket’s Pass Card holders. I saw a lady who was...
What’s the size of God?

What’s the size of God?

A boy asked his father: What’s the size of God? Then the father looked up to the sky and seeing an airplane asked the son: What’s the size of that airplane? The boy answered: It’s very small. I can barely see it. So the father took him to the airport and as they...

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