Attitude Controls Altitude

A great definition for attitude is “the way you look at life, and the way it looks back at you.” The best way to explain this is for me to share the true stories of two men whose attitudes were 180° apart. The first fellow worked for a Russian railroad and...

How About a Career Conversation?

There’s an old story about a dog food company that went to great lengths to do market research to find out what kind of packaging would be most effective in selling their dog food. After months of research they came up with a package design that turned out to be...

Who Is Zapping Your Zeal?

I’ll bet you’ve have heard these facts before: 1831 – Failed in business 1832 – Defeated for legislature 1833 – Second failure in business 1836 – Suffered a nervous breakdown 1838 – Defeated for Speaker 1840 – Defeated for Elector 1843 – Defeated for Congress 1848 –...

Newsflash: Altitude Controlled by Attitude

Your attitude is how you look at life and the way it looks back at you. The best way to explain this is to share vignettes of two men whose attitudes were 180° apart. The first fellow worked for a Russian railroad and accidentally locked himself in a refrigerated...