Archive for the ‘Success’ Category

Interview with Alex Mandossian

Please join Brian Bartes  tonight — Wednesday, July 27 at 8:00pm eastern — for a free TeleWebcast, as his good friend Alex Mandossian interviews him about his new book, Life Lessons: A Guide to Creating and Living Your Best Life. If you don’t know Alex, then you’re in for a real treat. He’s the CEO of Heritage House Publishing, [...]

National Handshake Day

Today is National Handshake Day.  Apparently, this day is recognized each year on the last Thursday of June. Shaking hands has been documented as far back as the 5th century BC. A depiction of two soldiers shaking hands can be found on part of an ancient Greek stele—an upright stone or slab—dating back to the [...]

Make Your Own Luck

Rob Dyrdek started skateboarding at the age of 11. By 16 he had turned pro, and he started his first company at the age of 19. As Dyrdek describes it, he “took after it with absolute and total passion.” Today, Dyrdek owns a skateboarding empire that includes TV shows, clothing lines, toy lines, and skateboarding [...]

Life Lessons from Jay-Z

When you think of how to achieve success in your career, I’m guessing that hip-hop icon Jay-Z doesn’t enter your mind as a role model. One of the traits of successful people, however, is they learn what others are doing to create success, and attempt to apply those lessons in their own lives. Whether or [...]

Kristi Yamaguchi Dreams Big

Figure skater Kristi Yamaguchi has always dreamed big dreams. On the ice, Kristi won the Olympic gold medal in 1992, the U.S. national championship in 1992, and was World Champion in 1991 and 1992. Off the ice, she is married to former NHL player Brett Hedican, and is the mother of two young daughters. She [...]