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Harvey Mackay


Lessons on discouragement

Have you ever heard the old fable about when the devil offered all the tools of his trade to anyone who would pay their...

Sales today are data-driven

David Mamet’s play “Glengarry Glen Ross” recently won the Tony Award for the best revival on Broadway. Alan Alda sparkled in a sharp-elbowed cast....

Pinch hitters step up to the plate

As Yogi Berra says, “If you don’t know where you are going, you will wind up somewhere else.” Yogi was one of baseball’s stellar...

Climbing out of that career rut

You have a job, and it’s a good one, but something’s missing. You aren’t really challenged anymore. You’ve been doing the same thing too...

Volunteering always reaps more than you give

Two very different phone calls recently got me fired up. Both were from workaholic friends – one close to retirement, one moving up the...

Three little words carry one huge message

Ah, to hear those “three little words” – sweet music to the ears, unless you’re in a business situation. Go around professing your love...

A strong imagination seeks opportunity

An elderly man living in Phoenix calls his son in New York and says: “I hate to ruin your day, but I...

Strive to be above Average Co.

Mediocrity is not an option if you want to be in business forever. And at Mackay Envelope Co., that’s exactly what our motto is: “To...

Learn how to keep time on your side

I have been trying to write this column for several days now, but too many things keep getting in the way – one interruption...

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