It was James Dobson who made a statement once that has stuck with me for many years. To quote, "It takes a steady hand to hold a full cup." It is a little nugget of truth that has served me for many years in my personal life and as a leader.
Growing up in the 1950s and 60s was something else! We had wild imaginations back then that sometimes got us in big trouble with the parents. For example, we as children made telephones that were unlike the phones connected to a telephone pole.