The things I did to become a better quarterback in the NFL have also had a major impact on my life in business. The principles from one directly applied to the other–and nowadays, more than ever.As a quarterback, I was known as a scrambler. When a play starts to break down, there’s nobody open and […]
This Tip from Oprah Will Help You Take Control of Your Success
We have to look at every little detail of what we do in our business, and in our lives. Do not overlook anything. And one of the most important little details is YOU.
How to Strike and Sustain a Successful Partnership
Business partnerships usually emerge from mutual self-interest. When both sides win, the relationship thrives. However, there’s a fine line between self-interest and selfishness.
3 Business Myths People Should Stop Believing
For years we’ve been told by “experts” that there are certain all-encompassing principles that will get you through the bad times and make your business a success.
5 Everyday Habits to Be More Successful
I’ve always found that the most successful thing I’ve done in business is to establish great morning habits that get me energized and focused for the rest of the day.
Don’t Get Complacent!
When any entity becomes dysfunctional, it all boils down to the same root causes: a blame game where nothing gets done, and everyone getting locked into complacency about the way things are.
How to Bounce Back from Crushing Defeat
As a record-making quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings in the 1970s, I led my team to three Super Bowls in a span of only four years. In case you hadn’t heard, I lost all three of them.
This One Quality Distinguishes All Top Performers
My mantra is this: People have to talk to people; we have to share ideas. But it starts with your wanting to ask questions, your being curious so that you can stay ahead of that curve.
Adjusting Your Marketing Focus
When you started your business, you entered the marketplace ready to solve a specific problem. It’s the whole point of any business, really — to help people by providing a solution to a someone’s problem.
4 Success Strategies I Took from the NFL to My Business
If football taught me anything about business, it’s that you win the game one play at a time. It’s an analogy I’ve used in the past. As a small business owner and entrepreneur, I face many of the same challenges I did on the field and I use similar strategies for tackling them.