How to be Human in the Corporate World

There’s a television show called “Wife Swap,” in which one member of a family’s household (usually the wife) trades places with one member of another family’s household.  The catch is that the families are polar opposites of each other. This usually leads to both...

Make a new plan, Stan!

“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” — Benjamin Franklin During the past 30 years of my career as a newspaper and magazine journalist, I have authored many thousands of articles and columns. However, you, dear reader, are currently reading my very...

3 Motivation Secrets Hidden in Plain Sight

Taking the time to meditate about your life and goals will boost your motivation in many ways. It’s easy to loose track of one’s self and goals during the daily hustle and bustle of life. Not surprisingly, this is usually when we loose our motivation and...

Good People Succeed, Great People Fail.

“Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure” – Napoleon Hill Many of us have read that failure is good because one cannot learn unless one makes mistakes. And many of us have learned to respect failure because...

The Motivation behind Motivideos

One of the most striking business stories of this new century is Apple’s rise from rags to riches.  This dramatic turn around and the man who engineered it are now well known. But what is less known is that it took Steve Jobs over three decades and quite a few...