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To Shape Your Destiny, You Must Control Your Attitude

on June 2nd, 2015 Leave a Comment

A great attitude can help people live a meaningful life, and you can shape your attitude by guiding your thoughts, feelings and actions. An updated edition of my best-selling book Focus of Failure was recently released. The following excerpts are from the second chapter. I hope you find it helpful as you seek to live […]

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A Spiritual Journey to Israel Unearths Timely Lessons About the World

on May 3rd, 2014 Leave a Comment

  I just returned from a trip to Israel for nine days and then on to Prague and Vienna returning to Dallas on the fifteenth day of our trip.  I am a bit ashamed to admit that in the last 35 years this was the first time I went abroad that was not business related […]

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How We Can Help Veterans Charities Do More to Help Troops

on March 12th, 2014 Leave a Comment

An information clearinghouse could help veterans connect with organizations that want to help them, and help veterans charities coordinate efforts   Veterans charities have a noble mission, but a lack of coordination is hampering their cause. That’s why I am excited to have been invited to Washington, D.C., on March 27th to participate in a […]

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Setting the Stage for a Rebirth of American Capitalism

on November 20th, 2013 Leave a Comment

It’s up to business leaders to educate the public about what free trade really means. Capitalism is in pretty rough shape in America. The Great Recession was horrible enough — forcing business owners to scramble and work even harder to keep their businesses open — but the aftermath of the recession has been appalling. The […]

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As Troops Come Home, Here’s How to Help

on October 8th, 2013 Leave a Comment

Returning troops, and businesses can benefit greatly by hiring veterans Tens of thousands of veterans are coming home from the Middle East, looking for jobs and support. I’m proud to say that the franchise industry is delivering some of the help they need by hiring veterans — aggressively recruiting them for jobs within franchise systems […]

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Should I Franchise my Business? Some guidelines

on August 26th, 2013 Leave a Comment

7 guidelines to help you determine whether franchising is right for your business Ambitious business owners who are eager to grow often ask me for a key piece of advice: “Should I franchise my business?” Thirty years of leading franchise organizations, as well as my experience as chairman of the International Franchise Association, has afforded […]

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