Greg Wittstock, The Pond Guy

1,095 Added | 6 Magazines | 50 Likes | 15 Following | 1,592 Followers | @pondguy | Keep up with Greg Wittstock, The Pond Guy on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Greg Wittstock, The Pond Guy”

Opposites Attract - Aquascape Professionals

If there’s a polar opposite of me in this world … a yin to my yang … it just might be Flavio Ramirez. He’s loud, aggressive, and never sits still! 😉 …

World Wide Web

It Takes a TEAM - Aquascape Professionals

The most important thing in running a business is building a TEAM. It’s long been my belief that the first job of any CEO is to “guide and guard the …

Management

Immigration - Harsh Reality for Today's Business Owners - Aquascape Professionals

This amazes me! A single U.S. company burned through 137 American workers in one season! While it’s one example, this article brings attention to the …

Immigration

The Kind of Man Our World Needs More Of - Aquascape Professionals

When I saw him after work loading up a bunch of boxed toys into his trunk in the Aquascape parking lot I knew I didn’t have to ask but I still did …

Garage Sales

Leadership Starts at Home - Aquascape Professionals

It’s not often you get to have an experience like the one I just did. Myself, along with 40 other men, just spent the last 36 hours together in the …

Leadership

Be a "Mr. C" for Someone Else - Aquascape Professionals

I was blessed to have a “Mr. C” in my life, too; my high school football coach James Rexilius. “Coach Rex” to all who knew and loved him. He had a …

High School Football

My Strategy For Not Becoming Archie Bunker - Aquascape Professionals

Since you asked, here’s my personal social media strategy in one easy-to-understand sentence …<p>If it’s not positive, I don’t post it!<p>I get it. I …

Guilty - Even When Proven Innocent - Aquascape Professionals

Way back when, in another world, I was in college. I still have vivid memories from my freshman year of getting buried in a coffin during a …

Outside The Box Parenting - Aquascape Professionals

I heard a speaker share this parenting story and I loved the principle! A teenage boy was a “car guy,” but his father drove a Chevy. However, THIS …

Wild Energy - Aquascape Professionals

Here’s my observation of all successful people who all somehow possess and ultimately sustain wild amounts of energy doing what they do…THEY LOVE …

A Harvard professor says your answers to 2 questions will help you become more successful in life

Michael Phelps and Winston Churchill make early appearances in Eric Barker's book, "Barking Up the Wrong Tree." Barker uses them as prime examples of people who succeeded because of — not in spite of — their eccentricities.<p>Phelps has an unusual body type; Churchill was a "paranoid loose cannon." …

Michael Phelps

If You Don't Know Why Eye Contact Makes You Uncomfortable, This Is It

Direct eye contact opens a door to the person inside you -- without your permission.<p>We're told eye contact is essential for social skills, for nailing a presentation and for exuding confidence as a leader, especially in western cultures. But it's hard to deny there is something strangely …

Neurology

Page not found - Aquascape, Inc.

WHOOPS!<p>It seems that the page you were trying to reach doesn't exist anymore, or maybe it has just moved. Perhaps you would like to go to our home …

Watch the best in 2017 commencement speeches - The Washington Post

Now watching<p>0:39<p>Video shows bloody aftermath of mosque blast in Egypt’s Sinai<p>Now watching<p>0:43<p>Oscar Pistorius's prison sentence more than doubled<p>Now watching<p>1:50<p>The 'Crocodile' Mnangagwa, sworn in as Zimbabwe's new president<p>Now watching<p>1:14<p>Argentine Navy: ‘Abnormal’ noise detected near missing …

Oscar Pistorius

This essay got a high-school senior into Harvard, Yale, MIT, and other top schools

Harvard University freshman Brenden Rodriquez is immersed in the strenuous course load required of his mechanical engineering major.<p>But before he was accepted to the prestigious Ivy League school, he had to first navigate the tricky aspect of writing a stellar admissions essay.<p>His hard work …

Mathematics

Sana's smart sleep goggles for insomniacs will be out in 2018

These sleep googles by a company called Sana Health cost a lot more than your typical mask, but it promises peaceful sleep 10 minutes after you put them on. That's because they more than just block the light: they have mechanisms inside that chunky, VR-headset-like frame that give them the power to …

Solar Impulse

Why valedictorians rarely become millionaires, author says

It’s high school graduation time and a slew of young, newly minted grads are ready to tackle the workforce or continue their education. And, while many of those graduates have poured their blood, sweat and tears into getting perfect grades (like the valedictorian), one author says that motivation …

Is personalized learning the future? This high school thinks so.

Vista High School near San Diego will use a $10 million grant from XQ: The Super School Project to make high school more personal.<p>Vista High School has a big goal for the next four years: To make school feel smaller and more personal, even though there are thousands of students on campus.<p>Vista, …

Education