PofE 092:Doing MORE With Less


Learning to Do More With Less

A survey of business owners asked them what their biggest struggle in trying to do more with less was. Approximately 23 percent of respondents admitted to feeling overwhelmed while 18 percent said it was their lack of knowledge. Another 5 percent said their lack of control stood in the way of their success. An overwhelming 54 percent admitted that insufficient resources stood in their way. Even if you have unlimited funds, it is vital to do more with less if you want to build your company culture. There are several different ways that you can make your resources stretch further.

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PofE 052: How To Patent Your Ideas Like Dr. An Wang That Gets Results

Intellectual-Property-Patent"If we have learned one thing from the history of invention and discovery, it is that, in the long run - and often in the short one - the most darling prophecies seem laughably conservative." -Arthur C. Clarke

Background and Challenges

  • Dr. An Wang was born in 1920, in Shanghai, China and was taught English by his father until age six.
  • He entered third grade at age six and excelled in science and math during his time in elementary while being fascinated by radio technology in high school.
  • He attended Chiao-Tung University to study engineering with an emphasis on communication technologies.

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PofE 049: The Strategic Management Style of Harvey Mackay - Are You Sharkproof?

"Perception is strong and sight weak. In strategy, it is important to see distant things as if they were close and to take a distanced view of close things." -Miyamoto Musashi

Background and Challenges Business Strategy

• Harvey Mackay is a graduate of the University of Minnesota and the Stanford University Graduate School of Business Executive Program.
• In 1959, the 26-year-old Harvey purchased an insolvent company with 12 employees, three 28-year-old outdated envelope-folding machines and one printing press.
• Harvey Mackay’s management styles of strategic management and operations management has helped the company to grow to a $100 million business employing over 600 people.

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PofE 029: The Secret Of Arnold Schwarzenegger's Success – Perseverance


 "Genius is perseverance in disguise." -Mike Newlin

"You must read, you must persevere, you must sit up nights, you must inquire, and exert the utmost power of your mind. If one way does not lead to the desired meaning, take another; if obstacles arise, then still another; until, if your strength holds out, you will find that clear which at first looked dark." -Giovanni Boccaccio

 The accomplishments of Arnold Schwarzenegger are no secret. No one would have expected the Austrian born bodybuilding world champion to go on and be anything but that – a world champion of bodybuilding.

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PofE 025: Father's Day Post: My Father’s Work Ethic


“By these things examine thyself. By whose rules am I acting; in whose name; in whose glory? What faith, humility, self-denial, and love of God and to man have there been in all my actions?” –Jackie Mason

At my father’s funeral, his brother in-law Rev. Reed, who leads a church in Baltimore, preached his eulogy. After listening to the sharing from family and friends, dad's golfing buddies, and others, Rev. Reed stated that someone should write a book about an ordinary, hard-working man who raised an extraordinary family. My uncle, Samuel Jackson, called my father “one of the hardest working men I’ve ever known.” He was amazed at the level of strength my dad had and could not understand how someone could work so hard and provide so much. You see, my dad and mom took care of my cousins with the six of us during the summers when we were teenagers.

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PofE 024: Warning! Following Benjamin Franklin's Productivity Secrets Will Increase Your Effectiveness!

  One-Business-Man-Worth-His-Weight in many workers

"Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get."

-Dale Carnegie 

His Life

* Born on January 17, 1706 (or according to O.S. January 6, 1705) [Link to Old Style below. Very interesting.] Died April 17, 1790.

* Benjamin was the eighth child of his father’s second wife, the tenth boy, and the last boy among seventeen children. (Four from the first wife, Josiah Franklin, and thirteen from the second wife.)

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PofE 010: Effective Communication Skills

Communication “Try not to become a man of success, but rather to become a man of value.” Albert Einstein, physicist.


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