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.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]


Children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border without parents are increasingly younger, according to newly released figures by the Pew Research Center. Sixteen percent of the minors who’ve crossed unaccompanied in fiscal [...]
Tue, Jul 22, 2014
Source: ABC News
Over the weekend there was another high-profile GOP call for the impeachment of President Obama. “There’s only one remedy for a president who commits high crimes and misdemeanors, and it’s [...]
Tue, Jul 22, 2014
Source: The Washington Post
Texas Gov. Rick Perry's decision to send 1,000 National Guard troops to the border is the latest move in an ongoing debate over the influx of unaccompanied youth crossing into [...]
Tue, Jul 22, 2014
Source: CNN
UN chief Ban Ki-moon demanded Tuesday that Israel and Hamas halt spiralling violence in Gaza as he pushed diplomatic efforts to end bloodshed that has killed more than 620 Palestinians. [...]
Tue, Jul 22, 2014
Source: yahoo.com
Members of the Islamist extremist militia blamed for the Benghazi terror attack had moved in next door to the U.S. consulate months before the strike but “nothing was done” despite [...]
Tue, Jul 22, 2014
Source: Foxnews

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