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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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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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Dr. Diane Hamilton: Legendary Leader Interview

Watch on YouTube Cliff Jones: Hello everybody. Cliff Jones, cofounder, managing partner of Harvey Mackay Academy and with us today is Dr. Diane Hamilton. Very dynamic author, speaker, and we’re

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Look for Ways to Hand out Praise

The Duke of Wellington, the brilliant British military leader who defeated Napoleon at Waterloo, was a great commander but he was a difficult man to serve under. He was a demanding perfectionist who complimented

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4 Ways a Positive Mindset Boosts Your Professional Success

Mackay Maxim: Prepare to win. Then prepare to dazzle. Many people believe that if you expect the worst, the best will seem twice as good. However, this is not the attitude to adopt in professional settings

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Volunteering: Doing Well By Doing Good

Mackay Maxim: Learn from Ali. Service to others is the rent each of us should pay for our room here on Earth. Doing well by doing good is an oft-overlooked part of everyday life. Volunteering, it seems,

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One Person Can Make a Difference

A new era began at the University of Minnesota when PJ Fleck was hired as the head football coach. Since he landed in Minnesota less than two short years ago, he has already begun to energize the entire

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