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SUCCESS: How to Step Up and Be a Leader

SUCCESS: How to Step Up and Be a Leader

As I was thinking about writing this column for SUCCESS—my first as Leadership Editor—I wondered how some people become leaders in the first place. What makes one person step forward to hone those skills when others don’t? In my case, there might have been a few signs...
Winston Churchill: Action This Day

Winston Churchill: Action This Day

“Often in the casual remarks of great men one learns their true mind in an intimate way.” Marlborough, 1931 I have always been fascinated by the biographies of great leaders. Although many great men who seized their destiny at critical moments and rewrote history have...
How Positive Thinking Impacted My Life

How Positive Thinking Impacted My Life

In February 2006 I suffered a massive stroke. It nearly killed me and the blood clot it formed almost totally wiped my cerebellum. The doctor said the fact I endured such a major health event and was able to walk and talk normally, didn’t require any sort of rehab and...
The Difference Between a Dream and a Scheme

The Difference Between a Dream and a Scheme

People talk constantly about dreams. Unfortunately, many of their so-called dreams are really schemes. Too often some loud, charismatic figure is trying to sell you on their “dream” when it is really their “scheme.” They are trying to convince you that they want to...
In Life, Our Past is the Key to Our Future

In Life, Our Past is the Key to Our Future

Not many people know this, but Winston Churchill was an American citizen. Yes, you read that right. The two-time British Prime Minister was granted honorary U.S. citizenship on April 9, 1963, by President John F. Kennedy. Hundreds of guests gathered in the White House...