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How to set your voice free by Harvey Mackay

How to set your voice free

When I was embarking on my “second career,” public speaking, I had a little experience under my belt – member of a Toastmasters group, graduate of Dale Carnegie and a long list of speeches I’d made to community groups, plus various causes like getting a stadium built. Sometimes I would speak several times in a […]

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Game Plan for Success by Harvey Mackay

Game plan for success

My definition of success is having a predetermined plan, successfully carrying it out over a long period of time and having a good time doing it. That’s what John Calipari does as the men’s basketball coach at the University of Kentucky.  Coach Cal is able to recruit the country’s top high-school talent with this simple […]

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Innovation is the path to growth

The Hewlett-Packard Company was famously founded in a one-car garage by William Hewlett and Dave Packard. It has become one of the world’s most innovative and successful technology companies, but it’s never lost sight of its founders’ original vision. According to legend, these rules on innovation were posted in the garage: Believe you can change […]

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Creativity can be a life-saver

We take many everyday items for granted, but when these items were introduced to the market, they were anything but ordinary. Have you ever wondered how you got along without a specific product, a must-have invention … or the latest version of your smartphone? Somewhere between necessity being the mother of invention and pure creative […]

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Stand out at work

There’s an old joke about farmers:  They are “outstanding” in their fields.  Or is it “out, standing” in their fields? If you want to be outstanding in your field, you probably don’t have acres of land to make the anecdote amusing.  But there is nothing funny about being a standout at work.  In fact, it’s […]

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Bring change to your work life

Many times, in order to survive we have to start a change process.  Change, for most people, is an unnerving experience.  But as the old saying goes, change is inevitable.  It’s one of the only constants in life. I have said before, it is easy to change things.  It is not so easy to change […]

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