Harvey Mackay

Columnist | Outswimming the Sharks

Recent content from Harvey Mackay

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

Harvey Mackay: Happiness means helping others

There is a fable about a little girl who was feeling particularly lonely and blue when she happened across a...

Updated: November 16, 2014, - 02:00 AM

Mackay: Be accountable if you want to count

The recent political silly season is over — finally — and once again, I was listening for one particular word...

Updated: November 09, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Mackay: Motivation lets you be your best self

I began a third career as a motivational business speaker about 26 years ago. Frequently, I have the privilege of...

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

Mackay: Pressure can be an opportunity to excel

Pressure. The very word strikes fear into many people. Winners thrive on pressure, while losers fear it.What is pressure? My...

Updated: October 26, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Mackay: Discover your values for a greater life

One of the most important traits of any person is the value system by which he or she lives. I...

Updated: October 19, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Mackay: Focus is a must, on and off the links

I love golf — both playing and watching the pros — so you can imagine my delight when my wife,...

Updated: October 12, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Mackay: Make a commitment to succeed

If you want to excel at anything in life, you need to be committed. If you only want to be...

Updated: October 05, 2014, - 01:49 PM

Mackay: And the moral of the story is …

I’ve been writing this nationally syndicated column for 21 years now, and it seems that the Mackay’s Morals I create...

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

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