The spooky truth about your ethics

Halloween is all about pretending. But in reality, the greatest danger in life, love, and work is pretending not to know what you know. Unfortunately, too many people “play pretend,” and keep on “playing pretend,” even if it kills them. For example, lots of people “play pretend” in life, pretending that televised sex and violent video games — aimed at kids — won’t make any difference …

6 Ways Champions Make it to the Top

Lee Labrada, the bodybuilding Mr. Universe champion, taught me the difference between being a winner and being a champion. Of course, at first, I thought it was nothing more than a semantic difference.  Both words meant the same thing.  No, not at all. The dictionary says a champion is “one who wins first place or first prize in a competition.” …

How To Get The Work-Life Balance You’ve Always Wanted

After interviewing 4126 men and following their career, Dr. Jan Halper concluded that many men sacrificed their personal lives and personal values for their careers and companies, but it did not give them self-esteem, confidence, or even a freedom from the tough times. Indeed, Halper writes, “By sacrificing their values for status, placing more importance on appearances than happiness, and …