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Wisdom from Bob Dixon

Wisdom from Bob Dixon

I am an American who is fortunate to have had jobs that allowed me to travel to different countries. Over the past 30 years I’ve been in more than 35 countries in Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

During many of those trips I was able to talk with hundreds if not thousands of people in those countries who represented different parts of the culture, community and workforce, such as company CEO’s, and other executives, managers, engineers, production workers, hotel employees, taxi drivers, waiters and waitresses and others. Many of them were also parents.

From all of those conversations, I learned something that changed my view of the world and its people.

What I realized was pretty simple. It doesn’t matter who we are, where we live, our nationality, level of education, language or culture, most of our life’s goals are all the same. We might express them in different languages, use different cultural norms, but for most of the people who live in this world, we have much in common.

For most American parents, their life’s goal is simple, to ensure their children have a better life than theirs. They want their children to be happier, healthier, better educated and safer. Finally, they want their children’s generation to have the wisdom and the courage to make the world a better place for all of us to live….Continue reading at InspireMeToday.com.

Bob is a speaker and the author of Look Forward: A Father and Son’s Journey of Healing.

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4:55PM PDT on Mar 25, 2013

thanks

1:45AM PDT on Mar 25, 2013

Thanks ever so much for sharing with us! Love the purple flowers....

9:53PM PDT on Mar 24, 2013

Thanks Gail.

7:47PM PDT on Mar 24, 2013

If only everyone could understand that we are all the same, the world would be a better place!

7:44PM PDT on Mar 24, 2013

amen

6:45PM PDT on Mar 24, 2013

So since we all know this, why do we let big corporations damage our planet and our lives in pursuit of profit for their owners and share holders? Profit should be after wellbeing for people, animals and habitat.Why haven't we insisted on this? Do people really think our desires are so powerless?

8:22AM PDT on Mar 24, 2013

Thank you

4:02AM PDT on Mar 24, 2013

thank you

3:49AM PDT on Mar 24, 2013

thanks for sharing

1:24AM PDT on Mar 24, 2013

Noted.

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