The Benefits of Handwriting

A professional contact giggled when I jotted down her phone number in a little notebook instead of entering it directly into my phone. “How quaint,” she said. I blushed for my old-school ways, but I also knew that by doing it this way, I was putting her number alongside other notes relevant to our discussion, which would make it easier to...

5 Ways to Speak More Powerfully

It’s been impossible for me to get a job, - the woman tells me, having just been introduced by a mutual acquaintance at breakfast. “There’s just nothing out there. Absolutely nothing.” Although I have no way to validate her situation, my strong sense is that it is not impossible and that there is something out there. She just hasn’t found...

Napoleon Hill’s 17 Principles of Personal Achievement

Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, the mind can achieve. Lesson 1: Definiteness of Purpose Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement. Without a purpose and a plan, people drift aimlessly through life. Lesson 2: Mastermind Alliance The Mastermind principle consists of an alliance of two or more minds working in perfect harmony for the attainment of a common...

The Best Advice These 11 Successful People Ever Received

What’s the No. 1 piece of advice your closest mentor ever gave you? Mentors reduce your learning curve by years through mastering the best of wiser, more experienced role models. These 11 entrepreneurs share the No. 1 piece of advice their closest mentor ever gave them. 1. Time is the most valuable thing you have My father, Charlie Harrington, was my first...

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