He was a little boy in North Carolina who was frequently beat in sports by his older brother Larry.
Larry was somebody everyone looked up to and everyone wanted to be like. In fact, family and friends would say, “Why don’t you be more like Larry?”
At the time this little boy was considered lazy, he only held one job during his life. But when it came to sports it was a different story.
One day while watching the Olympics on TV and witnessing the US team getting beat he told his Mom, “I’m going to be in the Olympics one day and I’m going to win.”
He was right...
It’s a simple test. You sit down in a classroom and circle the word that doesn’t belong. For example:
Of course you circle igloo because it does fit with the others. You do a series of these “sentence tests.” After you are done you simply turn in your test, walk down the hallway, and enter the elevator to leave the building.
If you believed that this was testing your vocabulary, intelligence, and literacy you would be wrong. The experimenters had something different in mind...
How important is uplifting people? Can something so simple have the power to change someone’s life trajectory?