Harvey Mackay

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September 15, 2014

Don't Let False Assumptions Cloud Your Thinking

One afternoon, a woman noticed two small boys on the front step of a house. They were in their school uniforms carrying their backpacks and, she assumed, were going home after school. They were on their tiptoes trying to reach the doorbell with a stick. "Poor little lads, they can't get in,"... continue

September 08, 2014

Run the Right Race

In a village long ago lived a young boy who loved nothing as much as competing in athletic contests. Because he was fit and strong, he usually triumphed, and he grew to love the adulation he received from the villagers around him. One day he challenged two other youths to a race from one end of the town to the other.... continue

September 01, 2014

Creativity Lives in All of Us

Albert Einstein once said, "Imagination is more important than knowledge." There's no shortage of smart people in the world. But there is a shortage of creative people in the world. Thinking is the hardest and most valuable task any person can perform. Don't stifle it; encourage it.... continue

August 25, 2014

Lessons Learned From Animals

We can learn a lot of lessons from animals. Over the years I've used a lot of animal analogies, and it always amazes me how much easier it is to relate human behaviors in these examples. -- Don't yield to helplessness: In cultures that depend on elephants for labor and transportation,... continue

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