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Harvey Mackay


Getting fired can be good!

Many people have lost their jobs during this pandemic through no fault of their own. For my book, “We Got Fired! ... and It’s the...

Happiness is a way of thinking

A group of 50 people was attending a seminar. For a group activity, the leader gave each attendee one balloon and asked each person...

Don’t let perception become reality

A friend was flying from San Francisco to Los Angeles. After a delayed takeoff, the plane had to make a stop in Sacramento. The...

The necessity for velocity

“Pushing the envelope” is a phrase that gained popularity with American test pilots such as Chuck Yaeger and John Glenn in the 1950s. Each...

The ABCs of success

Success comes in many forms and means different things to different people. In the working world, it is often defined as landing the perfect...

Patience is your friend

A woman walked into the grocery store with a 3-year-old girl in the seat of her shopping cart. As they passed the cookie section,...

Sales tips for career success

“I’m starving, and it’s Dave’s fault,” a manager complained to his assistant. “What did Dave do now?” the assistant asked. “I asked him to pick up...

Animals offer lessons

In the Upper Midwest, a sure sign of spring and fall is when geese fly overhead, often honking loudly. I recently discovered the reason. Turns...

Getting a job is hard work

We have gone from one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country’s history to one of the highest in just months due to...

Don’t be afraid to think outside the box

There are only three pure colors – red, blue and yellow – but look at what Michelangelo did with those three colors. There are...

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