Archive Monthly Archives: March 2019

Arguments Help Innovation, Decision-Making

I was struck by an article in “Bits & Pieces” about how the Wright brothers argued every decision ferociously – so much so that acquaintances wondered how they could keep working together. It

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One-Sided Relationships: Doomed to Fail

Mackay Maxim: It’s great to be liked. You’ll have a network you can always use. Once. It’s even greater to be needed. You’ll have a network you can always use. Period. A strong network is critical

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Be a Customer Service Superstar

As everyone who is in business knows, the customer is always right. The customer who isn’t always right is also not your customer. I’ve yet to see a business that can survive without customers. I

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Greg Williams: Legendary Leader Interview with Harvey Mackay

Watch on YouTube Cliff Jones: Hello ladies and gentlemen, I’m Cliff Jones, cofounder and managing partner of Harvey Mackay Academy. And if you’re watching this on youtube or catching it

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Why You Need a Network More Than Ever in Today’s Job Market

Mackay’s Maxim: No matter how smart you are, no matter how talented, you can’t do it alone. The job market has seriously changed over the last fifty years. Gone are the days where a high school diploma

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Creativity Killers Can Kill Your Business

Creative ideas can come from anyone, anywhere, at any time. Those ideas often involve taking a risk or challenging conventional thinking. And that can be daunting to those who are perfectly satisfied with

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Gale Glassner: Legendary Leader Interview

Watch on YouTube Cliff Jones: Hello everybody. I’m Cliff Jones, cofounder, managing partner Harvey Mackay Academy. And I am really excited to bring to you today one of my favorite human beings

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Optimism is Sunshine for the Soul

Joe, a golfer, joined three people at a golf course to make up the foursome. The three friends teed off, but when Joe hit his first shot, it went directly into the trees. The trio suggested he play a second

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Sharon Lechter: Legendary Leader Interview

Watch on YouTube Cliff Jones: Hello everybody. Cliff Jones cofounder and managing partner at Harvey Mackay Academy and I am thrilled to have with us today. Sharon Lechter. Sharon is an American accountant,

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Why Sharing is Key to Building Your Network

Mackay Maxim: The really big networking mistakes people make in their lives come from the risks they never take. One of the most important things you should do is share information with your network.

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