Harvey Mackay

Columnist | Outswimming the Sharks

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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

Mackay: Mastering the art of managing

Twenty-five hundred years ago, a new Chinese emperor took the throne of the Middle Kingdom. Because he was only 18,...

Updated: November 10, 2013, - 02:00 PM

Mackay: Pushing the envelope

“Pushing the envelope” is a phrase that originated with American test pilots like Chuck Yaeger and John Glenn in the...

Updated: November 03, 2013, - 02:00 PM

Mackay: Celebrating youth service at We Day

The atmosphere was beyond electric: 18,000 cheering teenagers, and it wasn’t for a rock star, a pro athlete or even...

Updated: October 27, 2013, - 02:00 PM

Mackay: Advice for winning entrepreneurs

Ever since I was a kid, I wanted to be an entrepreneur. I still have trouble spelling the word, but...

Updated: October 20, 2013, - 02:00 PM

Mackay: Sharpen your sales techniques

In the “Peanuts” comic strip by Charles Schulz, the scene is a classroom on the first day of school. The...

Updated: October 13, 2013, - 02:00 PM

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