Leaders, Does Your Marketing Reflect Your Mission?

by Dr. Rick Goodman on June 28, 2016

As a leadership expert and keynote speaker, I spend a lot of time talking about mission. In the end, that’s the only way to really define leadership, or to measure your results. You’ve got to have some sense of purpose some vision you share with your team in order to lead effectively.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanLeaders, Does Your Marketing Reflect Your Mission?

How Introverts Make Great Leaders

by Dr. Rick Goodman on March 30, 2016

I’m sad to say it, but we live in a culture that closely links extroversion with leadership. Now, I’m a bit of an extrovert myself, so maybe I shouldn’t look a gift horse in the mouth—but nevertheless, I have to say, as an international keynote speaker and leadership coach, that some of the best, most effective leaders I’ve seen have been introverts by nature.… Read more...

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The Alex Project – Laws of Success “Tolerance”

by Dr. Rick Goodman on July 30, 2012

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Lesson fifteen in Napolean Hill’s Law of Success discusses the idea of tolerance. The chapter describes the destructive effects of intolerance, which according to Hill, clouds the mind of the individual and stops his moral, mental and spiritual development. Intolerance is a form of ignorance that must be mastered, and if not acknowledged, will surely prevent one from achieving the successes that they desire.… Read more...

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The Alex Project – Laws of Success “Profiting by Failure”

by Dr. Rick Goodman on July 27, 2012

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The fourteenth lesson in Napolean Hill’s Law of Success is titled “Profiting by Failure.” In the lesson, Hill gives the reader a different view of the meaning behind the word “failure”. Normally a negative word, Hill distinguishes failure from temporary defeat, and temporary defeat can at times be a blessing in disguise.… Read more...

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The Alex Project – Laws of Success “Concentration”

by Dr. Rick Goodman on July 20, 2012

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In his twelfth lesson in Law of Success, Napolean Hill discusses the importance of concentration in achieving great success. The lesson defines concentration as “the act of focusing the mind on a given desire until ways and means for its realization have been worked out and successfully put into operation.”

Two important laws enter into this principal, including both the Law of Autosuggestion and The Law of Habit.… Read more...

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The Alex Project – The Laws of Success “Accurate Thinking”

by Dr. Rick Goodman on July 12, 2012

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According to author Napoleon Hill, the eleventh lesson in his proclaimed Law of Success is the most important, most interesting, and unfortunately the most difficult lesson to present to the reader. Accurate Thinking involves two paired ideas.

The first idea is separating fact from information, and the second is separating this fact into two classes.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanThe Alex Project – The Laws of Success “Accurate Thinking”

The Alex Project Part 2 – “A Definite Chief Aim”

by Dr. Rick Goodman on April 9, 2012

The second of Napoleon Hill’s lessons in Law of Success is referred to as “A Definite Chief Aim”, which is exactly what Hill is instructing the reader to find. Hill repeatedly urges the reader to discover his or her natural talents, and to organize, coordinate, and put into use the knowledge gained from experience.… Read more...

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The Alex Project Part 1 – The “Master Mind”

by Dr. Rick Goodman on March 9, 2012

Napolean Hill begins his volume of work, Law of Success, with a lesson on what he refers to as the “Master Mind.” A “Master Mind”, according to Hill, is defined as “a mind that is developed through the harmonious co-operation of two or more people who ally themselves for the purpose of accomplishing any given task.” From this definition, it seems as though Hill’s idea is that by combining two or more minds in order to accomplish something,the result is a separate mind that contains the knowledge of all of the minds in the group.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanThe Alex Project Part 1 – The “Master Mind”