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Success Is Within Your Reach

I’ve been mighty busy lately launching my new book, “You Haven’t Hit Your Peak Yet!”  So it was a real pleasure to finally get to the neglected stack of books in my office which I have been

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Move On From Mistakes

The Minnesota Vikings were playing the New Orleans Saints in the first round of the 2020 NFL playoffs when wide receiver Adam Thielen made a crucial mistake on the team’s opening possession.  He

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Give Your Dreams A Chance To Happen

In his wild imagination, a man lived the lives of famous people, enjoyed their celebrity status and socialized with their closest friends.  His family became concerned with his more frequent “escapes

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You Haven’t Hit Your Peak Yet!

For 25-plus years I’ve had a Post-It note on my bathroom mirror that simply states, “You haven’t hit your peak yet!”  I’ve looked at that message every single day.  So when I was wracking

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Make The Mackay 33 Work For Individuals And Teams

A highly successful basketball coach took over as coach of a struggling university team. During the first day of practice, the coach sat all the players down and asked them how close and tight they were

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2020 Resolution: Commit To Lifelong Learning

“You learn something new every day,” or so the saying goes.  But how many of us actually do? That phrase usually is uttered when someone learns a lesson by accident.  That’s an okay

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Use Your Head To Get Your Foot In The Door

I love creativity, and one of the most fruitful uses of creativity is landing a job.  You have to set yourself apart from the crowd.  Whether the job market is hot, when jobs are plentiful,

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Get The Passion Again

Practically every team in professional sports has one or perhaps more players who were not high draft choices, but have excelled.  Look at the National Football League.  Quarterback Tom Brady

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Fall 7 Times, Get Up 8

Derek Redmond was favored to medal in the 400-meter race for Great Britain at the 1992 Summer Olympic Games in Barcelona, Spain.  But 150 meters into the semifinal race he felt a searing pain in

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Lies And Deception Deserve A Chilly Reception

According to a new biography, a man who became infamous for deception got his start at a young age.  As a high-school sophomore, this young man was assigned to present a book report to his class. Because

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