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Ross Reck: You Can Go to the Well As Often As You Want

Relationships I'm sure you've all heard the old adage, "You can go to the well once too often."  It means that you can only ask another person for favors so many times before you wear out your welcome.  This is true only if you fail to maintain your relationships.  As long as you maintain your [...]

2017-08-16T16:36:42+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Reck, Ross; Dr.|0 Comments

Ross Reck: The Return On Investment From Making Mistakes

Some people are so afraid of making a mistake that they let this fear paralyze them into inaction.  What we have to remember is that life is all about making mistakes--and learning from them!  If you're not out there making mistakes, you're not growing.  It's impossible to be creative, innovative or achieve progress without making [...]

2017-08-14T14:26:15+00:00 August 14th, 2017|Reck, Ross; Dr.|0 Comments

A Quick Fix for America – By Ross Reck, PhD and Harry Paul

A Quick Fix for America By Ross Reck, PhD and Harry Paul July, 2015 Coauthors of Instant Turnaround! Getting People Excited About Coming to Work and Working Hard Pundits, politicians and even President Obama are all saying that getting the economy back on track is going to take a long, long time. This is very [...]

2017-08-17T00:05:06+00:00 August 14th, 2017|Reck, Ross; Dr.|0 Comments

Ross Reck: How To Connect Another Person’s Self-Interest With Yours

There is only one thing that gets people excited about doing anything; it's their self-interest--what's in it for them.  So, if you want to get people excited about going the extra mile for you over and over again, all you have to do is figure out their self-interest and connect it with yours.  This may [...]

2017-08-06T01:42:48+00:00 August 6th, 2017|Reck, Ross; Dr.|0 Comments

Ross Reck: Advice for Enjoying Life from a Bartender

Living The Dream On a recent Monday evening, my wife was working late and I was too tired to cook. So, I went to a broiler and tap near my home for my favorite sliders. Since I was alone, I sat at the bar and placed my order with the bartender whose name was Rachel. [...]

2017-08-06T01:19:31+00:00 August 6th, 2017|Reck, Ross; Dr.|0 Comments

Ross Reck: Winning Over A New Person

The quickest way of winning over a new person is to send them a clear message that you are for real.  One way of doing this is to promise to do something for them and then exceed their expectations with how you follow through on your promise.  For example, if you promise to get this [...]

2017-08-18T16:49:53+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|Reck, Ross; Dr.|0 Comments

Ross Reck: Showing An Interest Can Work Wonders

...mow the lawn! My oldest child is a son named Philip.  If we have spent time together and feel good about each other, and I ask Philip to mow the lawn, chances are he will agree.  On the other hand, if I have been gone for a week and we haven’t seen each [...]

2017-08-02T14:31:25+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|Reck, Ross; Dr.|0 Comments

Ross Reck: Dishonesty Will Always Cost You

Several years ago on Memorial Day weekend, my family and I went to a local dealership to look at new cars.  This started out as one of the most pleasant buying experiences that has ever happened to us.  Instead of trying to sell us a car, the sales person actually let us buy one!  He [...]

2017-08-01T19:07:18+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Reck, Ross; Dr.|0 Comments

Ross Reck: People Remember Acts of Kindness

I grew up in southwestern Michigan where a lot of farms grow blueberries. My cousin Chris grew up there too and then moved to central Illinois where no farms grow blueberries. Every year during blueberry season Chris would go back to Michigan to visit her parents and she would bring blueberries back to central Illinois [...]

2017-07-31T03:15:54+00:00 July 31st, 2017|Reck, Ross; Dr.|0 Comments
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