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Why we (don’t) call them slippers

Why we (don’t) call them slippers

When our son was three, Grama and Grampa who were ever-attentive to his interest-de-jour, gave him a pair of Lightning McQueen slippers for Christmas. Anyone who knows Lightning, knows that our son was immediately inspired to squeal his tires and race circles around the living room. Alas, he only made a couple of turns before he fell fast and hard on the tile floor. Anticipating an intense squeal of pain at that point, I was affably surprised when he sat up with a smile, brushed himself off and said, “Ahaaaa… so THAT’s why they call them slippers!”**

 

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The Power of Words

The Power of Words

I tell my son that words only hold the power that we give to them; a simple and true intellectual statement. Emotionally though, words are very powerful and can be the catalyst to incredible change.

Words begin with thoughts. Thoughts begin in our imagination; our dreams. When I imagined building a company, the intent was to offer people serenity before they slept to inspire positive and peaceful dreams. I imagined using pillowcases inscribed with powerful words as my medium.

Imagining is a beginning, but it takes effort and action to make it real. While I imagined the company...