The secret of Henry Ford’s success

Perhaps one person in every hundred thousand knows the secret of Ford’s success, and those who do know are too modest, or too reluctant, to speak of it, because of its simplicity. A single transaction will illustrate the “secret” perfectly.

How to start

It’s the lack of starting that kills most tasks and projects.

Do one thing – and do it well

I’m often asked how you can start doing work you love – how you can make a living doing something you’re passionate about.

10 big ways leaders can fail

We come now to the major faults of leaders who fail, because it is just as essential to know what not to do as it is to know what to do.

11 attributes of a leader

The following are 11 important factors of leadership…

Crazy talk: The do-what-you-love guide

When I wrote the first words of my blog, more than five years ago, I had no idea those few keystrokes would change my life.

How to become famous & monetize your fame

Fame is attention — and with enough attention you can generate passive income. Monetizing fame is actually pretty easy.

Impossible goals? Tweak with new targets

Research suggests that it is pro athlete’s ability to manage his goals, as well as his skill, determination and motivation that makes him successful.

Entrepreneurship begins with demand

Many people who are new to entrepreneurship approach the world of business in some rather funky ways.

Why to take pride in your failures

Pride in success can prevent us from taking further action toward our goals. We should not allow our brains to convince us that a failure is a success just so that we can stop trying.

8 steps you can take to cultivate burning desire

When asked during an interview how he managed to reach the top as a professional bodybuilder and Hollywood actor, Arnold Schwarzenegger replied with a single word: “Drive!”

Why you must be absolutely clear when setting goals

First, you must decide exactly what it is you want to accomplish. And secondly, you must determine what price you’ll have to pay to get it, and then resolve to pay that price.

How to do what you love without selling your soul

I’m sure you’ve heard the saying before: “Do what you love and the money will follow.” Sometimes the money does follow when you do what you love. Sometimes the magic works. But most of the time, it does not.

The magical power of focus

“Always remember, your focus determines your reality.”

Smaller goals reap bigger results

People have an easier time starting toward a goal than finishing it, but a shift in attention can make all the difference in reaching the finish line.

Gender stereotypes influence entrepreneurial career goals

Studies reveal that in the dog-eat-dog, look-out-for-Number 1, highly-competitive business world, only the aggressive, risk-taking alpha male can expect to succeed as an entrepreneur.

8 ways to motivate yourself to reach your goals

One of the biggest challenges in meeting any goal, whether it be related to productivity, waking early, changing a habit, exercising, or just becoming happier, is finding the motivation to stick with it.

How ambitious goals lead to greater satisfaction

A study by assistant marketing professor finds people are more satisfied if they set ambitious goals, as opposed to conservative goals.

When pursuing goals, let your unconscious be your guide

Unlike with short-term finite goals, the unconscious will continue to positively value objects related to the long-term goals, even after a level of success has been achieved.

Create – don’t put it off

It’s amazing how many people I talk to who tell me they want to create a new blog, write a book, start a new business, change careers, make something new.