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 […]

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A tea party attempt to overcome a mainstream Republican appeared to be coming up short in Alaska as former state Attorney General Dan Sullivan took a [...]
Wed, Aug 20, 2014
A referendum to repeal Alaska's revised oil tax system was losing by a narrow margin late Tuesday night but the outcome was too close to call. [...]
Wed, Aug 20, 2014
Source: Foxnews
FERGUSON, Mo. — This was Day 11 of the life Keith Griffin never imagined. He’d viewed himself, before the flashpoint in Ferguson, foremost as a father, a magazine publisher, a [...]
Wed, Aug 20, 2014
Source: The Washington Post
Texas Gov. Rick Perry gave a statement before appearing at the Travis County Court to be fingerprinted and booked. [...]
Tue, Aug 19, 2014
Source: CNN
The governor vows to fight the politically motivated charges. [...]
Tue, Aug 19, 2014
Source: ABC News

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