The Two Requirements of Success

Ross and Sue work at an auto dealership selling cars. Neither are doing very well. Each has a different approach to selling.   Ross talks loudly, grabs your hand and pats your back. He likes to bully people into taking test drives and making offers.   Ross...

Being Too Serious Can Drive You Crazy

Are you having fun? Do you get a thrill from your work? Do you enjoy waking up each morning?  Certain myths about work can pull you down. “Work is not supposed to be fun.” “You must buckle down and get serious.” Perhaps the biggest myth of...

Fishing Story

The Japanese love fresh fish. However, the waters close to Japan have not held many fish for decades. So to feed the Japanese population, fishing boats got bigger and went farther than ever.   The farther the fishermen went, the longer it took to bring in the...

Flowing Power

To succeed you need power.   What do we mean by power? It can include the amount of money and property you control. The number of people who you influence. The groups or businesses you control. The number of people in positions of power who listen to you. The...

The Two Requirements of Success

Ross and Sue work at an auto dealership selling cars. Neither are doing very well. Each has a different approach to selling.   Ross talks loudly, grabs your hand and pats your back. He likes to bully people into taking test drives and making offers.   Ross...

The Benefits of Being Unreasonable

You succeed when you are unreasonable. You neither give nor accept excuses. You insist on success.   L. Ron Hubbard defines reasonableness as "faulty explanations." When you agree with faulty explanations, you are too reasonable.   Examples of faulty...

Being Too Serious Can Drive You Crazy

Are you having fun? Do you get a thrill from your work? Do you enjoy waking up each morning?  Certain myths about work can pull you down. “Work is not supposed to be fun.” “You must buckle down and get serious.” Perhaps the biggest myth of...