Tag Archives: successful people

Charging Forward: A Marine’s Journey

Here’s an interesting article, crossposted from Business Horizon Quarterly, on FreeEnterprise.com When I joined the Marines at 17 years old, I thought I knew exactly what I was signing up for. Like many of our men and women in uniform, I was looking for an adventure outside of the small Kentucky town that I’d grown up… Read More »

Live in the positive zone: Cut the cable feed

A few months ago my wife and I got so fed up with all the negative news that surrounds us every day that we pulled the plug on the cable TV. How many times do we need to hear about the some celebrity’s drug problem, someone’s trial, corporate scandal, or government this or that? It’s… Read More »

Americans Rip Up Retirement Plans

I thought you would be interested in the following story from The Wall Street Journal. Nearly Two-Thirds of Those Between 45 and 60 Plan Delays, a Steep Rise From Two Years Ago The American workplace is about to get grayer. Nearly two-thirds of Americans between the ages of 45 and 60 say they plan to… Read More »

The Most Successful People Are Extremely Hard On Themselves

An interesting article from the Business Insider web site. When we fail or run into obstacles, our first response, according to research from Harvard Business School Professor Emeritus Chris Argyris, is a process called “single loop learning” in which we look for external or technical explanations for our difficulties. We blame other people, we blame our environment, we blame… Read More »