Harvey Mackay

Columnist | Outswimming the Sharks

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Mackay: Start your year with creativity

Each January the world celebrates creativity — “a month to remind individuals and organizations around the globe to capitalize on...

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

Mackay: India's innovation: How to accelerate in reverse

Recently, my fifth trip to India brought me face to face with nonstop contradictions. How could a land, primitive in...

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

Mackay: Make failure the beginning of greatness

The African impala can jump to a height of over 10 feet and cover a distance of greater than 30...

Updated: January 05, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Harvey Mackay: How to make New Year's resolutions you'll keep

It is New Year’s Eve and Charlie Brown says to Lucy: “Next year I am going to be a changed...

Updated: December 29, 2013, - 02:00 PM

Mackay: Innovate or stagnate

If you are a track and field fan, you probably know all about the “Fosbury flop,” a story that tells...

Updated: December 22, 2013, - 02:00 PM

Mackay: Be happy beyond the holidays

This time of year, we often hear the greeting “Happy Holidays.” Are we really happy just because the holidays are...

Updated: December 15, 2013, - 02:00 PM

Mackay: Your mind is what really matters

Golfing great Arnold Palmer said: “My father always said to me, ‘Remember, whatever game you play, 90 percent of success...

Updated: December 08, 2013, - 02:00 PM

Mackay: None of us is as good as all of us

Teamwork might seem like a complicated subject, but to some creatures, it comes naturally as a way to survive and...

Updated: December 01, 2013, - 02:00 PM

Mackay: Unselfishness has a special place in business

Bill Bradley recently spoke to a group of Minnesota Timberwolves season-ticket holders. The topic wasn’t his stellar career, basketball strategy...

Updated: November 24, 2013, - 10:25 AM

Mackay: Swim with the sharks without being eaten alive

A few weeks ago, I wrote about the 20th anniversary of this column. This year, I also celebrate another important...

Updated: November 17, 2013, - 02:00 PM

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