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Don't give up on your dreams | Harvey Mackay

Don’t give up on your dreams

J.C. Penney, founder of the retail giant that bears his name, once evaluated one of his young clerks, stating he “wasn’t thorough and wouldn’t have much of a future in the retail business.”  The employee?  Sam Walton, founder of Wal-Mart. Despite Penney’s hopeless prediction, Sam Walton built the largest retail empire in the world.  The […]

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ABCs for reaching your dreams

I often joke that it takes years to become an overnight success.  But it starts with a dream. My dream was to own a factory.  I wasn’t even sure what kind of product I’d make, or exactly where it would be.  But I pictured myself walking the factory floor, talking to workers.  The pile of […]

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Visualization helps you live your dreams

The old saying goes: If you can dream it, you can do it. I think that’s more than just an axiom. I believe that visualization is one of the most powerful means of achieving personal goals. To have an idea or dream, and then see how you can make it happen, helps shape your plans […]

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Olympic dreams come in all sizes

  There are few things left to be said about the spectacular Olympics we just witnessed in London. The 10,000 athletes all had Olympic dreams. Some were realized, while others had their hopes dashed as they fell short of their goals. As Americans, we had overwhelming reasons to be proud of our top-flight athletes, even […]

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