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 […]

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Key Democratic U.S. senators said on Tuesday they would put off supporting new Iran sanctions for at least two months, after a threat by [...]
Tue, Jan 27, 2015
1. Philip Rucker writes about Mitt Romney's complete move — physically and rhetorically — from Massachusetts to Utah.2. “'I’m going to do a dramatic reading from The Onion,' Mr. de Blasio said." 3. [...]
Tue, Jan 27, 2015
Source: The Washington Post
Democrats on Tuesday pressed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to quickly pass a funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security that omits controversial immigration-related policy provisions included in a [...]
Tue, Jan 27, 2015
Source: CNN
Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad "fell ill" at an event Monday, according to his office requiring an ambulance to take him to a Des Moines hospital. [...]
Tue, Jan 27, 2015
Source: ABC News
The man piloting the unmanned drone that crashed on the White House lawn Monday morning had been drinking, authorities told the New York Times on Tuesday. The government employee, whose [...]
Tue, Jan 27, 2015
Source: Foxnews

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