Principles Matter Most

I am the author of the New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller, The 4:8 Principle, Success Is Not an Accident, The War on Success, and I Call Shotgun. Since 1991, I have coached entrepreneurs and top business leaders in over 30 different industries. I am also a small business owner and passionate promoter of free enterprise, individual liberty, traditional values and the American Dream. In this blog, I write about the principles of individual success and American Exceptionalism.


Government “Shutdown” and Aftermath

For those of us that believe in fiscal responsibility, there are no winners, only losers in the aftermath of the partial government shutdown. While the big media outlets relentlessly presented the Republican House (along with Senator Ted Cruz) as the key villains in the circumstances, the obvious reality is that either side could have acquiesced […]


Never Let Facts Ruin Some Quality GroupThink

Not only has national debt exploded during the Obama presidency, so has the practice of groupthink. Groupthink happens when a bunch of people begin to think collectively, as if guided by one mind, rather than by their own individual mind. With groupthink, people appear more concerned with maintaining unity of position than with objectively evaluating […]


What Is Your Philosophy of Success?

As a coach, when I use the word “success” I am referring generally to “getting the things we want in life.” There are better and more complete definitions of course, (I discuss several in my book, Success Is Not An Accident) but “getting the things we want” is simple to understand and a good starting […]

Donald Trumps repeatedly cites a number for Syrian refugees that appears based on a misunderstanding. [...]
Thu, Oct 08, 2015
Source: The Washington Post
WASHINGTON (AP) — Volkswagen's top U.S. executive apologized Thursday as the emissions-rigging scandal engulfing the world's largest automaker deepened and members of Congress said the company violated the public's trust. [...]
Thu, Oct 08, 2015
Thu, Oct 08, 2015
Source: CNN
The media mogul's praise of 2016 candidate Ben Carson creates a stir. [...]
Thu, Oct 08, 2015
Source: ABC News
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's run to succeed John Boehner as speaker was thrown a curveball late Wednesday, when a bloc of conservatives threw their support elsewhere -- setting up [...]
Thu, Oct 08, 2015
Source: Foxnews

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