American Author, Entrepreneur, & Public Speaker.
Never automate something that can be eliminated, and never delegate something that can be automated or streamlined.
Unless something is well-defined and important, no one should do it. Eliminate before you delegate.
Lose-win is the new win-win. Stand out and reap the rewards.
Beg for forgiveness, don’t ask for permission.
Don’t underestimate how much your company needs you. Perform well and ask for what you want. If you don’t get it over time, leave. It is too big a world to spend most of life in a cubicle.
If you are a rock star when it comes to results, it doesn’t matter if your jump ship from a bad company after three weeks.
The person who has more options has more power.
The oldest persuasive tool known to man: bribery.
Service to me is simple: doing something that improves life besides your own. This is not the same as philanthropy. Philanthropy is the altruistic concern for the well-being of mankind – human life. Service is an attitude.
Perfection is a good ideal and direction to have, but recognize it for what it is: an impossible destination.
Happiness shared in the form of friendship and love is happiness multiplied.
Money doesn’t change you; it reveals who you are when you no longer have to be nice.
Success begets success.
Negotiate late – Make others negotiate against themselves; Is that really the best you can offer? This elicits at least one additional drop in price.