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From Achieve Any Goal by Brian Tracy. It’s Not Where You Start—It’s How You Finish When I was eighteen, I left high school without graduating. My first job was as a dishwasher in the back of a small hotel. From […]

Would you like to know a powerful little secret about building relationships?  It just might surprise you… Just click here to watch. To learn more about The 100/0 Principle, please click here! Reprinted by permission of Simple Truths (c) 2011. […]

A story from You Can’t Send a Duck to Eagle School by Mac Anderson To build a “customer first” culture, you must put them second. Your employees must come first, because there is a rule of thumb in business that says, […]

An excerpt from If Life is a Game…These are the Rules by Chérie Carter-Scott, Ph.D Life has often been compared to a game. We are never told the rules, unfortunately, nor given any instructions about how to play. We simply […]

A story from Good to the Core:  Building Value With Values by John Blumberg I was in Honolulu to speak for a large national conference. I scheduled an extra day onto the trip since I had never been to Honolulu and […]

The following is an excerpt from Life Lessons – Simple Words that Matter by Rick Tocquigny What is the secret of success? Will you be ready when your chance comes? Some people are repeatedly in the right place at the […]

The introduction from  The Richest Man in Town, by V.J. Smith I’m so glad I found you. My friend, Aaron “Marty” Martinson, wrote those words in a note to me. On the pages that follow, you will discover that he […]

Excerpt from The 100/0 Principle, by Al Ritter What is the most effective way to create and sustain great relationships with others? It’s The 100/0 Principle: You take full responsibility (the 100) for the relationship, expecting nothing (the 0) in […]

The following is from Attitude is Everything  by Vicki Hitzges.  I used to worry. A lot. The more I fretted, the more proficient I became at it. Anxiety begets anxiety. I even worried that I worried too much! Ulcers might […]

The following is from 212 The Extra Degree  by Mac Anderson and Sam Parker So many times, in business and in life, it’s that one extra degree of effort that separates the good from the great. What I love about […]