Success takes talent, ambition, and hard work. So why does the world have one-hit wonders? Why do talented people who work hard still fail? Most people and companies fail where it is most crucial - with consistent daily actions. What's on your list? Do you...

When you do things for other people without expecting anything in return - you will be amazed at what the world brings back to you over time. A college student illustrated this recently by getting together a large group of students and doing something for...

Sometimes the cost of doing business is upgrading your processes. Last week, a mortgage company asked me for my fax number. Haven't had one of those for 5 years. Then they asked for my home number. Nope, did away with that almost 10 years ago. How...

Hitchcock, Texas native Michael Sam came out as a gay man to his University of Missouri teammates last August. He came out to the rest of the world this week. The fact that Sam is gay is not the story. The fact that he is...

If you have the opportunity to appear on television or radio for your business, for a good or a bad reason, have a professional coach you on your speaking, your statement, your key points, and your appearance. After his company released dangerous chemicals into the Charleston,...

A study published last week in the New England Journal of Medicine has found the risk of a crash or near-miss increased more than sevenfold if dialing or reaching for a cellphone. David Strayer, a University of Utah scientist who has done research on this topic, said the findings...