From the Masters

GRATITUDE Gratitude is something of which none of us can give too much. For on the smiles, the thanks we give, our little gestures of appreciation, our neighbors build up their philosophy of life. A. J. Cronin Feeling gratitude and […]

CHANGE/CHOICE  “In a time of rapid change, standing still is the most dangerous course of action.” –Brian Tracy “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I…I took the one Less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.” –Robert Frost […]

The People Puzzle by Dr. Tony Alessandra One of your most valuable skills in any business is the ability to “read” people. The people you interact with each day send you signals on how to work with them most effectively. […]

REALITY Either you deal with what is the reality, or you can be sure that the reality is going to deal with you. Alex Haley If you keep turning your back on reality, eventually it will kick you in the […]

CAREER/WORK “My father taught me to always do more than you get paid for as an investment in your future.” — Jim Rohn “Your success in your career will be in direct proportion to what you do after you’ve done […]

The Secret Life by Stephen R. Covey The secret life is the key to a quality life and that in turn is the key to a quality culture, products, and services. Once in New York City, I attended the Broadway […]

EXCELLENCE The achievement of excellence requires great effort, much planning, and even more time. But in the long run, mediocrity costs more, drains your energy, and wastes even more time than it takes to do things right. Norman Lamm Strive […]

Business It is better to sell a large number of cars at a reasonably small margin than to sell fewer at a large margin of profit…It enables a large number of people to buy and enjoy (the car) and gives […]

“Miss a meal if you have to, but don’t miss a book.” — Jim Rohn  “Read an hour every day in your chosen field. This works out to about one book per week, 50 books per year, and will guarantee […]

by Paul Meyer AVOID THE TEMPTATION to get rich quick. Everybody wants everything instantly – instant rice, instant pudding, instant success – served in pablum form. My father was from Germany, and he said, “Always take time to be an […]