CNN’s Ali Velshi caught my attention, recently with this comment; “During all of my call-in shows, the overriding emotion was anger at what had been allowed to transpire, coupled with fear of the future.” This comment was from early March, before the current reports of the disaster in Japan and the uncertainty of our government’s…

Read More

We are playing the master game . . . the game of life.  Our opponent is the Resistance. Resistance is that ever-present force that is in direct opposition to accomplishment. It appears in many forms; procrastination, avoidance, worry, failure to take action, fears of all types, etc. This resistance is our nemesis. This is a…

Read More

Motivation has been the hot topic, as of late. I have had many conversations with sales managers related to this topic. Careers that offer an unlimited opportunity to be successful, have excellent income potential, and permit a fair amount of autonomy, seem to have a fair number of persons who fail to achieve the results…

Read More

Some 20 years ago, I had the good fortune of a chance encounter with W. Clement Stone.  He was the founder of the Combined Insurance empire.  We met in Chicago’s O’Hare Airport and spent some time discussing business.  I told him of my ideas and plans for advancing my career and asked him what he…

Read More