Money may not always make people happy, but production and results will. If you have a co-worker with no enthusiasm for their job, I expect they aren’t a top producer, right? A person’s thoughts and actions will result in their production. So many make excuses like, “I don’t need extraordinary levels of success” or “success […]

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LinkedIn launched in 2003 and has grown into the single largest professional network the world has ever seen with over 450 million users. The goal is to connect the world to economic opportunity. It’s a place for both employees and employers to meet up, and it’s a place for you to network and prospect. LinkedIn […]

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How can you get successful? It can start with your dress and posture—how you present yourself to others. You should dress as professionally as you can afford to dress. At least dress to the level that suggests you can buy the products that you sell. If you sell a $100,000 product you need to dress […]

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Some of you are currently out of work. Others of you are already employed but want something better. It’s tough getting a new job either way—and sending out your resume just doesn’t cut it. Despite what it may seem, there are many people out there looking to hire, and I want to encourage you today […]

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According to a 2008 Pew research report, 88 percent of all people live within a couple miles of where they grew up. The best moves of my life have been when I left familiar and comfortable settings. Comfort is the enemy of the obsessed. To be dangerous, force yourself out of your comfort zone, literally […]

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People constantly ask me, “How do you get everything done?” Easy: I write down the parts of my life that I want to be great in, and then I become obsessed with making time for them rather than making excuses. Case in point: I am committed to making time for my family. To pull this off, […]

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In my late thirties I was living in La Jolla, California, and running a seminar business that was delivering sixteen eight-hour seminars per month in different cities in America. On Martin Luther King Day, Presidents’ Day, Memorial Day, and Thanksgiving, when U.S. offices were closed, I delivered seminars in Canada, where offices were open. Whenever […]

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Watching people respond to our recent election results this past week reminded me of a time in my life when I was resenting, blaming, hating, and protesting my life. I was acting like a victim in my life and life kept making me a victim. I spent years of my life acting like a victim. […]

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Learn from great speakers. Love them or hate them, both Hillary and Donald are great speakers. They wouldn’t be on the verge of being president today if they didn’t have phenomenal public speaking abilities. The ability to speak confidently and comfortably in public is one of the keys to creating success in your life. Whether […]

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I have a show on GrantCardoneTV where I interview CEOs, best-selling authors, motivators, entrepreneurs, marketers, real estate moguls, and others who are making the big moves and the big plays in their industries. Would you like a quick lesson of success from the successful? I try and make it feel as if you were let […]

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Most of the world sees obsession as something bad. When someone labels you as obsessed, it’s almost always a negative connotation. They mean to tell you that you should think about something different because you spend too much time on that thing. They could be right if your obsession is doing you harm: drugs, wasting […]

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The workforce in America is aging. If you look at the statistics, more and more older people are working longer into what used to be considered the age of retirement. The need for older Americans to keep working long after age 65 will continue to rise because of the economic conditions so many people face. […]

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My parents were children of Italian immigrants who came to the US in the early 1900’s. My father was the first in the Cardone family to go to college. He—like me—was ambitious and had an entrepreneurial spirit. He started a little grocery store and later began his own life insurance company. When I was young […]

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When I was young, my mom often reminded me of how “lucky” I was and that I should have been grateful for all I that I had. “We have more than most,” was what I continually heard, along with, “Never take any of this for granted.” Take what for granted? A middle-class lifestyle? We had […]

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I went to McNeese State University. I promise you I’m not where I am today financially because of the formal education I received. Going to college is a path to the middle class — not to becoming a millionaire or even a billionaire. Highest level of education completed by the 400 richest Americans (as listed by Forbes) […]

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