My Pop-Tart DadWe were like sugar and salt. I was full of words — and problems, too. Dad said little, buried in work and his books. That’s why my sister and I first lived with Mom in Illinois.Read more
Terrible Car Buying Tips Terrible Car Buying Tips (Terrible for Them, Not You) Buying a new car? Here is your new survival guide. Read more
Why Rich People Aren't HappyThese days I look back and realize I wasn’t buying because I wanted the thing...I was buying because I needed some thing to do. At one point I accumulated so much motorized crap that I "hired" one of my sons to keep all the batteries charged.
I had everything I dreamed, but wasn’t as happy as when I had only dreams.Read more
When Disappointment PaysIf you do enough business, you will have disputes...honest disagreements over an invoice, a promise, or quality of work. Disputes also arise in friendship and marriage.Read more
You Can’t Beat Fear Pretending It's Not ThereYou refused to attack. It was fear, the dream killer; it held you back. Calls you failed to make. Opportunities you didn't take...Read more
Get Smart in 6 Minutes a Weekby Greg Hague Guess what? I discovered how to get smart in 6 minutes a week! Back in 2010 when I got the top score on the bar exam, I had only 4 ½ months to learn what most people beat their brains out studying for 3-4 years. I had to cram a ton of […]Read more
How Did You Know?by Greg Hague How did you know? In 1959, my friend, Harvey Mackay, purchased a struggling envelope firm in Minneapolis. Today it is one of the largest in the world, with 500+ employees selling over 25 million envelopes a day. How did he do it? Four simple words: How did you know? Let me explain. […]Read more
World's Best Father - Dave Engledowby Greg Hague World’s Best Father – Dave Engledow Today it is our honor to publish a Savvy Dad interview with “World’s Best Father,” Dave Engledow. You probably already know him through many of the photos we have shared on the Savvy Dad Facebook page. Dave’s wonderfully creative photography, depicting hilarious images of him and […]Read more
Writing Killer Emails Part 2by Greg Hague This is part two of a three part series. Emails from you? I read every one. I often learn more about people from emails than anything they do. Are they articulate? Can they spell? Do they proof or just type and shoot? Emails are a resume, a window into who you are. Want […]Read more
Coach Crosby“Seize the moment - I once got a call from a buddy during class. He said he had a ticket to the Michigan-OSU basketball game in Columbus. Tip-off was in six hours and we were 200 miles away . . . it was a great game.”Read more
Writing Killer Emailsby Greg Hague This is part one of a three part series. DELETION MACHINE I often feel like a deletion machine. Bang, bang, bang . . . how fast can I dump all those unwanted emails? Bet you do too. But then you hesitate. An email subject line grabs your eye. You think, I don’t […]Read more
3 Ways To Make People Like YouPeople are attracted to people who look like, act like, and have interests similar to theirs.
Want to hit it off instantly with the people you meet?
1. Reflect their look.
2. Mirror their actions.
3. Know their interests. Read more
A Tip to Establish Instant RapportA world-class network of friends? To me, that's job #1.
My friend Bruce says, “Deals don’t make you money, people do.
How true. Whatever you want, someone else has.Read more
Are You Digging Your Well?My friend, Harvey Mackay, has a New York Times bestselling book entitled “Dig Your Well Before You're Thirsty” that says it all. It’s the definitive guide to how to cultivate deep, meaningful, needle-moving relationships. The book is a bible for how to cultivate connections today that will benefit you for the rest of your life.Read more
How My Sons Could Fail in 2014I could do the normal “rah rah” dad thing about the importance of goals and how to succeed. But they’ve heard all that. And this negative thing is better.Read more