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A Lack of Focus

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, May 9, 2016

On Wednesday last week, I delivered a Toastmasters speech including the following admonishment: Your past shortfalls can be traced, at their root, to one major oversight: you haven’t committed yourself to living by the truth that your thoughts have consequences so great that they create your reality.

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Topics: Accountability, One Thing, Success, Attitude, High Self-Esteem

The Ultimate Success Habit: Good Question = Good Answers

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Jan 11, 2016

Ask a Great question - Receive a Great answer. 

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Topics: One Thing, Success, habits

Spotlight: People Who Achieve. A Remarkable Eagle Scout

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Thu, Oct 1, 2015

In Kids Say the Darndest Things – Formula for Human Potential we provide a formula for achieving your maximum potential through one key characteristic – Attitude.

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Topics: Success, People, Goal Achievment

Three Success Disciplines – Darren Hardy Houston Growth Summit cont.

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, May 23, 2011

After hearing Darren Hardy of Success Magazine speak I went to Amazon to check out his book The Compound Effect and read the reviews.  It’s interesting to read the negative responses.  Most of them offered that what Hardy offered was nothing new, just a rehash of success formulas and ideas provided in books like Think and Grow Rich, etc.  

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Topics: Discipline, Success, failure

Discipline - Do the Thing You Don’t Want to Do – Hardy Houston Growth Summit Cont.

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Thu, May 19, 2011

Have you answered the following questions yet?

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Topics: Discipline, Success, priorities

Success, It’s Not What You Do – Darren Hardy, Houston Growth Summit

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, May 16, 2011

As publisher of Success Magazine for 15 years, having interviewed countless successful people pursuing his passion to provide his readers with an alternative to the negative news media stories that predominate today’s communication channels, Darren Hardy is an authority on success.  Darren admitted to being a self achievement addict.  He’s discovered there is a big difference between over achievers and super achievers.  The difference however he’s discovered is not what they do.

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Topics: Discipline, One Thing, Success, priorities, Compounding

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