Harvey Mackay
Harvey Mackay is the author of the New York Times #1 bestsellers Swim With The Sharks Without Being Eaten Alive and Beware the Naked Man Who Offers You His Shirt. Both books are among the top 15 inspirational business books of all time. Harvey’s books have sold 10 million copies worldwide, been translated into 37 languages and sold in 80 countries. wwwView Harvey Mackay's profile on LinkedIn

Four myths of the marketplace

Four myths of the marketplace

1. We don’t have any competition. This is the attitude that practically sank IBM, General Motors, Schwinn bikes, and every other company that thought they could disregard and/or abuse their customers endlessly because their products were unique and indispensable.

The ten commandments of networking

The ten commandments of networking

1. I will not assume that the person with the credentials is the person with the power. 2.

Five ways to ruin a good sales force

Five ways to ruin a good sales force

We've all read countless cautionary tales about once-mighty companies that lost their way. The horror stories usually blame products that haven't kept up, dumb acquisitions, weak marketing strategies, byzantine decision-making procedures, or overloaded debt structures. There's another major reason companies...

If you don't have a destination, you'll never get there

If you don't have a destination, you'll never get there

Setting goals is simply the long-term version of keeping track of your time. Actually, a three-step process is involved: Setting goals Developing a plan to achieve those goals Keeping track of your time to make sure your plan gets executed...

Putting for survival

Putting for survival

Like a million other people, Major James Nesmeth dreamed of improving his golf game from his usual score in the 90s. Circumstances forced him to quit the game completely for seven years–never teed it up, never swung a club.

You can trust the experts … to be wrong

You can trust the experts to be wrong

There are two types of experts, and it's very important to distinguish between them: There is the expert who can make something happen, and there is the expert who can tell you what he or she thinks is going to...

Take your work seriously, don't take yourself seriously

Take your work seriously, don't take yourself seriously

"Dilbert," which is carried in 1,100 newspapers, has helped us laugh at the crazy dynamics of the workplace. Now if we could only start laughing at ourselves. The late and much beloved chief executive of Coca-Cola, Roberto Goizueta, had the ability.

How to spot a winner

How to spot a winner

Vietnam is wars ago on the American landscape. Nobody associates it with winning, yet it offered one of the best and most perceptive stories about winning I've ever heard.

Why you should trust your hunches

Why you should trust your hunches

My favorite Peanuts character, Charlie Brown, is on the pitcher's mound psyching himself up: "It's the last of the ninth. The bases are loaded.

So you aren't Johnny Depp ...

So you aren't Johnny Depp ...

Do you lack the dazzle of Angelina Jolie's lagoon-blue eyes or the regal command of Meryl Streep's screen poise? Come up short on George Clooney's suave or Daniel Craig's rippling abs? Well, you don't have to rate first billing to...

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