Harvey Mackay

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Mackay: Bob Knight and the power of negative thinking

From the beginning, we are taught by our parents what not to do. Don’t cross the street without looking. Don’t...

Updated: September 01, 2013, - 10:50 AM

Mackay: It's about time to improve your time-wasting habits

Many years ago, a management consultant named Ivy Lee was called in by Charles Schwab, chairman of Bethlehem Steel Co.,...

Updated: August 25, 2013, - 02:00 PM

Mackay: Why do we cheat?

Baseball has been in the headlines lately, and for the ugliest of reasons: cheating.Not the old hide-the-ball-in-the-glove trick or greasing...

Updated: August 18, 2013, - 02:00 PM

Mackay: Lou Holtz coaches you all the way to No. 1

Do you have what it takes to be successful?One of my closest friends, Lou Holtz, the Hall of Fame college...

Updated: August 11, 2013, - 11:47 AM

Mackay: "What makes me happy?"

"What makes me happy?" It's a question we all should ask ourselves periodically.

Updated: August 05, 2013, - 10:02 AM

Mackay: Unlock your powers of observation

Look around you. What do you see? If you were asked to be a witness at a trial, would you...

Updated: August 04, 2013, - 02:00 PM

Mackay: How do you get better at your job?

A few weeks ago, I wrote a column about what you can do to get better at your job. I...

Updated: July 28, 2013, - 02:00 PM

Mackay: Take pride in your work, not in yourself

Joe DiMaggio of the New York Yankees had a fierce pride about always doing his best. The Yankees were on...

Updated: July 21, 2013, - 10:10 AM

Mackay: How to ask for help

A little boy was spending his Saturday morning playing in his sandbox. He had cars and trucks, his plastic pail,...

Updated: July 14, 2013, - 02:00 PM

Mackay: Bring change to your work life

Many times, in order to survive, we have to start a change process. Change, for most people, is an unnerving...

Updated: June 30, 2013, - 02:00 PM

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