Harvey Mackay

Harvey Mackay by Harvey Mackay

January 26, 2015

Don't Let Complaceny Bring You Down

Looking back on his extraordinary career of 35 years, NASCAR driving legend Richard Petty noted that during his first 20 years of racing, he had an excellent record of winning. For example, he won the Daytona 500 seven times! However, in the late 1970s, his career went into a decline from which it never... continue

January 19, 2015

Failure Can Be a Good Option

In 1860, a 38-year-old man was working for his father, a leather merchant. He kept books, drove wagons and handled hides for about $66 a month. Prior to this menial job, the man had failed as a soldier, a farmer and a real estate agent. Most of the people who knew him had written him off as a dud. Only eight years... continue

January 12, 2015

How to Address Post-Holiday Stress

A lecturer on stress management raised a glass of water and asked, "How heavy is this?" Answers from the audience ranged from 20 to 500 grams. "The absolute weight doesn't matter," replied the lecturer. "It depends on how long you try to hold it. "If I hold it... continue

January 05, 2015

Making Changes Doesn't Have to Be Complicated

One of my favorite "Peanuts" cartoons by Charles Schulz has Charlie Brown saying, "I learned something in school today. I signed up for folk guitar, computer programming, stained glass, art, shoemaking and a natural foods workshop. "Instead," he said, "I got spelling, history,... continue

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