There's No Such Thing As The End Of The Road

When you feel like walking, you need to keep on working. The great violinist Paganini was performing before a most distinguished audience. Suddenly, one of the strings on his violin snapped. The audience gasped, but the master musician continued unruffled to play on the three remaining strings. Snap! A second string broke. Still Paganini played without hesitation. Then, with a …

You Can't Always Get What You Want

The happiest people don’t necessarily have the best of everything. They just make the best of everything. I remember visiting a museum out west in the gold rush country where I saw the remains of a rusted head of a pick. The pick belonged to a prospector who believed there was gold in a certain place. So day after day, …

Pray It Up To Bring It Down

Pray it up to bring it down. This may be the riskiest tip I’ve ever offered. After all, we’ve been taught that we should never discuss religion. Well, believe it or not, today’s tip has nothing to do with religion. It has to do with power–spiritual power. One of the great discoveries of my life is that prayer is not …

How To Think Like a Winner

Winners regard work as a privilege. Losers see it as a problem. You’ve probably got some great employees on your team. They’re hard working, dedicated, and loyal. They’ve got commitment written all over them. But you also know some employees who just get by. They don’t have a lot of drive, and they don’t take a lot of initiative. They …