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A beast or not a beast? A Dutchman, Anton Van Leeuwanhock , was probably the first person to see the beasts, about 1660, but he did not perceive their significance. He had developed a powerful microscope. Other people then created better ones. They also saw the beasts, but could not see perceive their significance. A hundred years later, Dr Louis Pasteur looked at the small organisms through his microscope, and made a sensational diagnosis. He proclaimed that the organisms were bacteria and responsible for contagion and the spreading of disease. Of course, many so called experts said that...
by Dr Charles Margerison Founder - Amazing People Learning At the recent World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology Conference, held in Paris, Dr Charles Margerison was a leading speaker on How to Apply Psychology in Problem Solving. Edison, Einstein, and Marie Curie were all amazing achievers. The one thing that they had in common was their extraordinary problem solving abilitity. In his speech, Dr Margerison outlined that he had studied the lives of over 500 amazing people, including Aristotle, Da Vinci, Helen Keller and Dr Elizabeth Blackwell. They all converted their...
On-line libraries are proving to be very popular in schools, businesses and in our homes, around the globe. With so much information readily available at your fingertips, it is no wonder the growing trend when researching is to source on-line libraries. Just a quick click, and you're away..... Amazing People Library is one of the largest digital story collections offered. There are hundreds of inspirational stories about the world’s most amazing people, from Shakespeare to Coco Chanel, Michelangelo to Louis Armstrong. The books are organized into categories including artists, scientists,...
Activity for Teachers, Parents and Students - HENRY FORD One of America's formidable business successes. In July 2005, the last Ford Thunderbird rolled off the assembly line. There are many models still around today and the legacy of Henry Ford and his highly successful business still lives on. Born on a farm, Henry’s journey took him to Detroit, where he built the first mass-produced vehicles - the Model T, the Model A and the system of ’Fordism’. ie the introduction of the assembly line. He was an entrepreneur and an outstanding business man with a global vision. Henry Ford was committed to...
Amazing Americans – Interviews with George Washington and Abraham Lincoln By Dr. Charles Margerison What would you ask the first American President, George Washington , if you met him? Also, what would you say to Abraham Lincoln ? Dr Charles Margerison is a psychologist by profession and he studies the lives of amazing people. For example, he has done that by setting up a virtual meeting with George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. "I was impressed with the speeches that Lincoln made. He had a strong command of words. Therefore, I thought it would be interesting to write up what he could have...
Our Amazing People Worldwide team members attended the Annual ATD Conference in Orlando this year. The ATD Conference brings the talent development industry to life with access to more industry resources than at any other event. The event highlights the game changers - the individuals who are shaping the industry. We met new contacts, adopted fresh ideas in talent development and we were inspired by the breadth and wealth of information available. There were numerous areas to discover and we found many relevant and interesting topics to take home with us. Keeping up with the next and up-and-...
Activity for Teachers, Parents and Students - Do Monarchs make great leaders? Or is their birthright forcing them to take on challenges they are not suited to? What are the qualities needed for good, effective leadership? What is the ‘X-factor’ that makes some people natural leaders? Are great leaders born or made? Imagine our own lives. Venturing into a profession we felt we never had a say in. Does it come naturally or would you have to compromise much to be successful? Meet these Monarchs and take on the tasks set out. What do you know about their lives and achievements? JULIUS CAESAR A...
The Amazing People Library and Education Program Toolkit From podcasts to role-play, from hot-seating to balloon debates, Amazing People Worldwide resources lend themselves brilliantly to active engagement strategies. Our Amazing People Library Program Toolkit is full of inviting activities to inspire and enhance services and programs at your library. Index Amazing Starters 60 Second Challenge Verbal Tennis Post-It Note On The Head Taboo Welcome To My World Set The Amazing Scene Tune In Pairs Discussion BioView® Clip Bingo Word Cloud Main Activities On The Amazing Hot Seat Amazing Interviews...
Hello Amazing People, May is National Inventors Month. We remind you about some of the amazing individuals whose achievements were astounding! ..... and importantly....it is the month when we remember those in our lives that mean so much to us on Mother's Day. Mothers Day - May 10 Historically, the role of women was that of mother and wife. The majority of their time was spent caring for the family and the home and rarely did women seek employment outside of this role. For many years now, mothers have joined the workforce and they are certainly amazing in how they divide their precious time...
A beacon of hope, humanity and compassion to all, Mother Teresa’s personal story will inspire many today. "If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one" Mother Teresa's quote above, is the perfect way to explain to all of us, that even the smallest action can do so much good. We can use this perception throughout everything we do in our lives. Whether it is nurturing our families or others, or even in our desire to achieve our own personal and career goals - take that one positive step or action, and it will lead to results. Mother Teresa was a very wise, dedicated woman With a rare...

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