At first blush, this sounds like a no-brainer. However, most people do not follow this fundamental principle. Studies show that more than 85 percent of people believe the key to success is based on fixing their weaknesses. While fixing problems is important, no person or organization will fully succeed until it learns to maximize its strengths. This isn’t news for most major corporations. Corporate types…
The key is not to wait for the right mood, the perfect opportunity, or the most desirable circumstance. The key is to start doing the right thing right now. Don’t do the right thing because you get stroked, get the raise, or get it reported in the news. Do the right thing because it’s the right thing to do.
Jack Welch, retired General Electric CEO, says, “If you don’t have a competitive advantage, don’t compete.” There may be five, ten, or even fifty different ways to accomplish a task. But there is always only one best way to do anything. Successful people are those people who find the best way to do something, then repeat that process over and over and over again. In…
That’s sort of an odd comment isn’t it? But it’s true. I’m convinced that most of us would not fear failure so much if we understood its benefits. In fact, many of today’s most successful people are the same folks who have suffered some of the greatest failures. How did they accomplish this? I’m glad you asked. Used correctly, failure can catapult us to success…
Let me explain. Suppose I asked you to select a number between one and a hundred. Then suppose I told you that I could predict which number you have selected in seven guesses or less, provided you tell me whether my guesses are too high or too low. You’re skeptical, right? After all, mathematically speaking, seven is only 14 percent of 100. So doesn’t it…
From that first hit record in 1955 (Two Hearts, Two Kisses)…through years of success and challenges…this guy is the REAL DEAL. Pat comes from great stock. His parents, Margaret and Archie, were like…
When our outgo exceeds our income…then our upkeep will be our downfall.
When one’s outgo exceeds one’s income…then one’s upkeep will be that one’s downfall. www.stevediggs.com
If you’re part of the American workforce, you are likely concerned about the security of your present job or the job of a family member. As I visit around the country and read your emails, it is obvious to me that Christians everywhere are struggling.
One of the most human of all the things we do is try to avoid pain. No one wants to be hurt. For most of us, problems are the quicksand of life. They bog us down and stop our forward motion. Allowed to go unchecked, problems will kill our productivity, energy, passion, and optimism.