How To Build Confidence And Use It For Success

What is confidence? We tend to think of it as a personality trait or an emotional response, but my experience is that it isn’t as passive or reactive as that. Real confidence is a capability, and when you know how to build confidence for yourself, you can have it in...

The Truth About Luck And Success

I was born in the United States in 1944, just before the Baby Boom generation and near the end of a period known as the “Lucky Generation.” As a member of the “Lucky Generation,” also called the “Quiet Generation” or the “Lucky Few,” I have gone through my life...

50 Great Reads: Dan Sullivan’s Reading List

Dan Sullivan has been a great reader for much of his life—from poring over The Encyclopedia Britannica in the town library as a child, to studying The Great Books Of The World at St. John’s College in Annapolis, MD, to the many, many books he’s discovered or been...

Eight Advantages Of A 10x Mindset

The brain can’t do extraordinary things (like growing 10x); it can only do ordinary things. So, the way to accomplish extraordinary things is to make the extraordinary seem ordinary. Practice thinking about your future being 10x bigger and better, and...

Can Childhood Freedom Shape A Future?

I grew up on a farm during the late 1940s and early 1950s, and from the time I was about four or five, I was allowed to wander the field alone as long as I didn’t go outside the fence line or try to cross the road. I was free to explore and come up with creative ways...