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It’s 100% Jingle ‘Til It’s Time to Jangle

Life lessons from Chubby (my dad) and other smart folks I’ve met on the road.



My dad, Chubby, started with nothing. No money.
No education. No open doors. Not even a dad (his dad died when he was just three).

Yet starting from scratch, he built one of the largest real estate firms, lending institutions and land development firms in Ohio. How? In addition to learning his businesses better than anyone, and working hard, Dad developed 11 Leadership Rules. Today we talk about one.

Controlling Your Concentration

According to a British study, your IQ drops by 5 points when stoned, 10 points when distracted. In other words, you are 2X dumber when phoned than when stoned. Darren Hardy, publisher of SUCCESS magazine, referred me to the study and mentioned that:

On average, we are distracted every 11 minutes.
It takes up to 25 minutes to fully regain concentration.