Harvey Mackay

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Recent content from Harvey Mackay

Mackay: Don't let complacency bring you down

Looking back on his extraordinary career of 35 years, NASCAR legend Richard Petty noted that during his first 20 years...

Updated: January 25, 2015, - 02:00 PM

Harvey Mackay: Failure can be one more step on the road to success

In 1860, a 38-year-old man was working for his father, a leather merchant. He kept books, drove wagons and handled...

Updated: January 18, 2015, - 02:00 PM

Mackay: How to address post-holiday stress

A lecturer on stress management raised a glass of water and asked, “How heavy is this?” Answers from the audience...

Updated: January 11, 2015, - 02:00 PM

Mackay: Making changes doesn't have to be complicated

One of my favorite “Peanuts” cartoons by Charles Schulz has Charlie Brown saying: “I learned something in school today. I...

Updated: January 04, 2015, - 02:00 PM

Mackay: Laugh your way to success

Life is funny — or at least, I think it should be. Finding humor in everyday things is a gift....

Updated: December 28, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Mackay: Winning friends at the office and at home

For Aristotle, friendship ranked among the highest virtues. It was an essential element in a full, virtuous and worthwhile life....

Updated: December 21, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Mackay: Lessons from Santa

No matter how you celebrate the holidays, or even which holidays you celebrate, chances are you know about Santa Claus....

Updated: December 14, 2014, - 09:33 PM

Mackay: Getting fired is not the end

What’s one of the hardest tasks in business? It’s not starting a business. It’s not raising money. It’s not even...

Updated: December 07, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Mackay: Stand out in the place where you work

There’s an old joke about farmers: They’re “outstanding” in their fields.But there is nothing funny about being a standout at...

Updated: November 30, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Mackay: There's always room for gratitude

Think that you have little to be thankful? Haven’t taken time to think about the blessings you have?For starters, you...

Updated: November 23, 2014, - 02:00 PM

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