How to Succeed
Every day when I sit down to work in the morning and turn on my computer, I receive several emails and comments about the companies I run and about me personally. Some people write to tell me I’m the stupidest person they’ve ever encountered. Other...Filed under Featured, How to Succeed, Life Lessons 15 Comments View Count: 1564
One of my favorite quotes is by Ralph Waldo Emerson, who wrote: “Build a better mousetrap, and the world will beat a path to your door.” A similar quote is this: “Build a better mousetrap, fail to advertise it or let people know about...Filed under Featured, Getting Ahead, How to Succeed 3 Comments View Count: 1507
Once when I was around 12 years old, I was riding my bicycle and a car came out of nowhere, knocked me down, and then ran over the bike. The man who hit me was coming out of a bank and had crossed a sidewalk, not looking where he was going. I was a little...Filed under Featured, How to Succeed 9 Comments View Count: 2003
The day after September 11th, I was watching television when an official came on air to comment about the economic crisis that was about to unfold when the stock market opened. “We know that when the market opens it is going to be very bad. We also...Filed under Featured, Getting Ahead, How to Succeed Leave a Comment View Count: 1568
Several years ago I learned about the power of authority while operating an asphalt business in Michigan. When I initially started the company, it was called something like “Barnes Asphalt Service” or something along those lines. When...Filed under Featured, How to Succeed, Life Lessons 11 Comments View Count: 1720
When I was in college, I wrote a 500-page book that went into considerable depth evaluating the incredibly complex race relations that existed within the Detroit metropolitan area at the time. Specifically, I was interested in how African-Americans...Filed under Featured, How to Succeed, Life Lessons 10 Comments View Count: 1786
A crucial part of your future success and happiness is having the ability to be free. The concept of freedom is difficult for most people to truly understand because hardly anyone is really free, in the deepest sense of the word. Most people are trapped...Filed under Featured, Getting Ahead, How to Succeed 4 Comments View Count: 4360
When I was in middle school, my girlfriend announced to me she was going to try out for the cheerleading squad. Our relationship consisted mainly of us riding our bikes to school together each day. Occasionally, I might call her after school. The...Filed under Featured, Getting Ahead, How to Succeed 10 Comments View Count: 5479
One of the most inspiring true stories I have ever read is A Message to Garcia, by Elbert Hubbard. It is a short essay that discusses the initiative of a soldier who is assigned a difficult mission of delivering a message and comes through, completing...Filed under Featured, How to Succeed 5 Comments View Count: 1453
I live on the beach in Malibu, California, on a cliff overlooking the ocean. I have a fairly large lot for the area and regularly rent out my house and lot for weddings, television shows, model shoots, and that sort of thing. I enjoy this. It is fun...Filed under Featured, Getting Ahead, How to Succeed Leave a Comment
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