7 secret lessons of “The Old Man and the Sea”

7 secret lessons of “The Old Man and the Sea”

Sure it’s a classic work of literature, but “The Old Man and the Sea” really shines as a handy guide to success. In school many of us read—or were supposed to read—Hemingway’s novella, The Old Man and the Sea. The story is a classic and it earned Hemingway a Pulitzer...

Why you need to be “The One”

Why you need to be “The One”

Four simple, yet profound, lessons from an ancient philosopher still ring true today. “Of every hundred men, Ten shouldn’t even be there Eighty are nothing but targets Nine are real fighters…We are lucky to have them… …They make the battle. Ah, but the One, One of...

Open mic, open mind

Open mic, open mind

It turns out “shock rocker” Alice Cooper is not exactly what you think. But who is?

8 ways to channel your inner pirate

8 ways to channel your inner pirate

These days it isn’t too difficult to see what might have tempted men (and some women) of centuries past to succumb to the lure of the pirate life. Ahhh, the freedom and salty air of the open seas, the chests of gold coins and precious gems, the ruffled shirts and...

Lessons from an audition for “The Apprentice”

Lessons from an audition for “The Apprentice”

These days we seem to be looking for our leaders on reality TV. Who are these campy characters we root for from our living rooms? I decided to find out firsthand by attending the casting call for the latest season of Donald Trump’s NBC show The Apprentice. I awoke at...

Crack the whip! Life lessons from Indiana Jones

Crack the whip! Life lessons from Indiana Jones

Do you sometimes wish you could don a fedora, grab a bullwhip, and add some adventure to your life? Here’s how to tap some of Indy’s best traits as you tackle each day. Indiana Jones is everyone’s favorite big-screen hero who uses his wits as well as his fists to get...

Green Day’s rockin’ formula for success

Green Day’s rockin’ formula for success

How did the band Green day beat the odds to become so successful? Build your value proposition on upon what’s come before, add your own unique twist, create well-crafted content and get the word out to your fans.

Rough Path Ahead

Rough Path Ahead

The road less traveled is the one you’re on, the one no one else has really ever traversed.

Schwarzenegger’s 6 rules of success

Schwarzenegger’s 6 rules of success

In recent years, Arnold Schwarzenegger has been taking shots from the tabloids regarding his personal life, his record as governor, and his recent movie comeback. But instead of chuckling at late night jokes at his expense (whether deserved or otherwise) the...

A dog’s life

A dog’s life

A pet dog is an eternal optimist. He’ll check his bowl several times during the day, looking to see if bacon, liverwurst or some other tasty treat has appeared. The bowl itself represents limitless potential. Just wait long enough and somebody will put something in...

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