Have you ever been with people who have very little, but seem very happy and satisfied? The lack of material things may make them appear to be unsuccessful by our culture's definition, yet most millionaires would envy their happiness.
$23 for a cup of coffee. Most people would say this is a ludicrous price to pay for a jolt of java. Yet millions of people spend $4 for a Starbucks daily.
"What kind of mood is the boss in?" is a common question asked by workers in an organization. The answer often determines the kind of day that employees will experience.
As a Boy Scout, I was taught early in life to "Be Prepared." At our weekly meetings, we were required to present 10 cents and a handkerchief. The dime was so that we could make an emergency phone call at a phone booth (yes, it only cost 10 cents to make a call back then, and we still had pay phones).