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Keyword: Harvey Mackay
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A philosopher was sitting in the shade of a tree next to a beautiful, small lake when a troubled young man approached and introduced himself: "Sir, my name is Ben, and I'm miserable all the time. I've been searching far and wide for a wise person … more
In 1788, Edward Gibbon set forth in his famous multivolume work, "Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire," his ideas about why that great civilization withered and died. Surprisingly, it involves moral decay, both societal and individual, just as much … more
Everyone is in sales. To me, job titles don't matter; every employee must think about sales. It's the only way any company can stay in ­business. There are no jobs if you don't bring the business through the front door. That's why I have a … more
Super Bowl LI has to be one of the greatest contests ever: What a comeback! For me, it brought back an incredible memory, when I had the pleasure of interviewing Bill Belichick, Super Bowl-winning coach of the New England Patriots, for my … more
A railroad crew was making repairs to a section of track when a train rolled up on a parallel track. Several men in suits disembarked from one of the passenger cars and began inspecting the work that was being done. A tall man in a blue suit looked … more
After the New England Patriots defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers to advance to the Super Bowl, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was asked what makes his team so special. His answer was short and succinct, "Mental toughness." Not exceptional … more
The most important product that America has managed to produce is not the automobile, television or computer. It is hope – not only for ourselves, but for the world. In these times of so much tension and divisive rhetoric, hope is what will … more
Awards season has started in Hollywood, and it serves as a perfect metaphor for following your dreams. While few of us dream of becoming big stars or getting national recognition for doing excellent work, we all want to know the satisfaction of … more
For many, the new year is a chance for a new beginning, perhaps best represented by the baby and the old man, symbols of the new and old years since the time of the ancient Greeks. The fresh-faced cherub connotes so much promise. But so … more
Perspective has many definitions, one being the ability to understand what is important and what isn't, and another being the capacity to view things in their true relations of relative importance. Consider this example of how differently … more
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