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Harvey Mackay


How to deal with disappointment

One afternoon, a boy was walking through a field when he came upon an apple tree. “It sure would be nice to have an...

How to deal with hate

Like an old barn, many of us have been around a long time. We’ve withstood a lot of life’s storms, bad weather and hard...

Ambition is a must

U.S. President Calvin Coolidge was very skillful at turning away any questions he didn’t like. However, in 1928, after Coolidge issued his famous “I...

Working together key to success

Even after playing together for more than 50 years, the Rolling Stones still understand the value of practicing together. The band commits to two...

Enthusiasm is a must!

All great salespeople must have enthusiasm. It’s the one critical trait that you cannot teach. You can learn sales skills, product knowledge, how to...

Scamper your way to creative solutions

In the beginning, it was the button. Then came the zipper. And then came Velcro. The ubiquitous “touch fastener” was invented about 60 years...

Lessons from sports can lead to success in business

I recently attended a virtual panel presentation in Minneapolis about women in sports that highlighted the important benefits of participation. One of the panelists cited...

Good friends make a good life

A newlywed young man was sitting on the porch on a humid day, sipping iced tea with his father. As he talked about adult...

The ABCs of risk-taking

One of the reasons we admire people who take risks is that most of us are scared stiff at the prospect of taking risks...

Lessons from the diamond

As much as I love basketball and football, there’s a certain magic about the great national pastime. For me, baseball is a learning experience, full...

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