You Should Be So Lucky
Let me tell you a story about two typical kids you might be familiar with. One of them (we’ll call him John) wasn’t a bad kid, but he didn’t take life very seriously. He hung out with friends, didn’t study much, and did mostly what he wanted because his folks were missing in action —… [Read More]
Are You Sabotaging Your Success?
If I were a basketball coach, I’d recruit the best players. As a parent, I want the best teachers for my kids. If I had a serious illness, I’d seek out the best doctor. You have to wonder — why would anyone recruit a second-rate athlete, want a teacher who had lost his or her… [Read More]
You Can’t Force People to Care
There’s great truth in the saying, “You either have it or you don’t.” It’s certainly true when it comes to the skills required to succeed. Some people choose to fail. (Yes, you read that right.) Some folks lack the skills to get ahead, but others suffer from a poor attitude. Skills are acquired; attitude is… [Read More]