Attaining Your Purpose

I really wasn’t planning to follow-up on yesterday’s post, which discussed how one begins their journey to success. However, this morning, while drinking my awesome Dunkin’ Donuts coffee, I reached into my library and pulled out one of my favorites, the 1909 classic, Peace * Power * Plenty by Orison Swett Marden, just to get my “inspiration fix.” 🙂 Born…

How Does Success Start?

I’m fascinated by the concept of Success. I’ve studied it, lived it (as well as my share of failures – believe me!) written about it, and continue to study it. Of course, success can be defined in many different ways, depending upon the context. From Earl Nightingale’s “the progressive realization of a worthy ideal” to…

Thriving Amongst The Biggies

The First Law of Stratospheric Success in The Go-Giver is “The Law of Value.” While my awesome coauthor, John David Mann and I say it’s providing more in value than you take in payment, that simply means to make the customer experience so magnificent (remember Ernesto’s explanation of the three types of restaurants) that he or she will be…

She’d Probably Never Read It

A little before I was about to present at a recent event in Minneapolis I was hanging out with a few people who were manning (or, is that, “personing?”) the Resource Tables for the various speakers. One was a table displaying Roxanne Emmerich’s book, Thank G-d It’s Monday.* The book is about how to make…

To See Oneself

Recently, I posted on twitter and on my Facebook page a quote from spiritual teacher, author and philosopher, Vernon Howard (1918-1992). I receive his quotes daily from the New Life Foundation, which he founded in 1979. It said: “To see oneself as either good or bad is to not yet know oneself,  for real self-knowing is…