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Posted by Frans Nel | 21 January 2022 | My Friday Story
If You Build it, They Will Come | #MyFridayStory #224

There’s a certain kind of innocence to dreaming big. The 1989 film Field of Dreams, features Kevin Costner as a farmer who builds a baseball field in his cornfield to...

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Posted by Frans Nel | 14 January 2022 | My Friday Story
The Sweat of Your Brow | #MyFridayStory No. 223

Some people work to live, others live to work. My parents were hard-working middle-class folks who believed: By the sweat of your brow you earn your keep. My Dad enjoyed...

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Posted by Frans Nel | 07 January 2022 | My Friday Story
Tribalism | #MyFridayStory No. 222

It’s not tribalism that’s driving us apart, but the lack of it. Research first published in Sage Journal in August 2019 titled: Tribalism Is Human Nature, psychologists suggest selective pressures...

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Posted by Frans Nel | 31 December 2021 | My Friday Story
The Value You Bring | #MyFridayStory #221

“What value can you ever add to my life?” I was asked this question by someone I considered to be a friend. It was like a blow in the gut....

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Posted by Frans Nel | 17 December 2021 | My Friday Story
Pen Pals and CB Radios | #MyFridayStory No. 219

When humans connect with humanness—as loving beings—beautiful things happen. Since the beginning of time, we’ve thrived as a species by connecting with others. Whether we’re hunting for meat, gathering fruit,...

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Posted by Frans Nel | 10 December 2021 | My Friday Story
The Mustard Seed | #MyFridayStory No. 218

“No man knows how bad he is till he has tried very hard to be good.” ~ C.S. Lewis The mustard seed is used as a measure of the amount...

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Posted by Frans Nel | 03 December 2021 | My Friday Story
To The Jobless | #MyFridayStory No. 217

We can’t stand aside and do nothing as millions have no means of providing for their families. The situation is dire for so many out of work—young and old, of...

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Posted by Frans Nel | 26 November 2021 | My Friday Story
Trust Everyone | #MyFridayStory No. 216

Sometimes in life, it’s necessary to fall on your sword for something you believe in. We learn about what’s important to our tribe through years of words, signals, nudges, smacks,...

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Posted by Frans Nel | 19 November 2021 | My Friday Story
It’s About Your Attitude, Dude! | #MyFridayStory No. 215

We could all do with a little more generosity. There’s a story of a man who fell from the top of a pylon while working on the electricity power lines....

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Posted by Frans Nel | 12 November 2021 | My Friday Story
What You See | #MyFridayStory No. 214

What you see and what you choose to see are two different things. These two men were sharing a hospital ward, both gravely ill. As part of his treatment, the...

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