Harvey Mackay

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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

Mackay: Taking care of business for 20 years

October 1993 was the beginning of one of my favorite ventures: my weekly column. Twenty years of sharing stories and...

Updated: October 06, 2013, - 02:00 PM

Mackay: Learning business and life lessons on the farm

I’ve always been a city boy — I can’t even coax a weed to grow. But I discovered a national...

Updated: September 29, 2013, - 01:18 PM

Mackay: Resolve to solve workplace conflicts

Hercules, according to legend, grew increasingly irritated by a strange, menacing animal that kept blocking his path. In a fit...

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

Mackay: Regain control of your life at every level

No one ever accused Larry Winget of mincing words. Larry, who is often referred to as the Pitbull of Personal...

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

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