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Let George Do It

The phrase "let George do it" has long been popular with Americans.

A few years ago, "George" was identified by many people as "legalized gambling." They honestly believed that if we would promote and legalize the lottery the profits could be ...

We All Live in a Small Town

Chances are excellent that when you read the heading on this column, you thought to yourself, "Man, what's he talking about? I live in Chicago, New York or Los Angeles! That's not a small town!" You're right. However, in every big city there are...

Slow Down For Better Results

Norman K. Augustine, chairman of the Lockheed Martin Corporation, uses this little example to get our attention: "Management cannot adopt the attitude exhibited by a local bus service in rural England, whose drivers passed by long queues of ...

Recession? What Recession?

His name is Clinton Leander. He's from Guyana, and he came to America in 1992. I met Mr. Leander in a hotel room in New York City, where I was speaking at a convention. My wife and I discovered we were missing two light bulbs, called for them ...

The Whole Truth

Recently, our company was privileged to conduct a two-day "Born To Win" Seminar for the NBA, and the response was outstanding.

When I said we did a seminar for the NBA, I was telling the truth. However, chances are good you assumed I was ...

Those Valedictorians

An issue of Parade Magazine featured the results of a long-term study of 81 class valedictorians conducted by Professor Terry Denney of the University of Illinois.

His quest was to find out whether or not they succeeded. The answer is yes, they...