252: Harvey Mackay shares insights into how he creates business success, one relationship at a time

Harvey Mackay, author of You Haven’t Hit Your Peak Yet! Uncommon Wisdom for Unleashing Your Full Potential

Harvey Mackay and Bill Ringle discuss “You Haven’t Hit Your Peak Yet!” Harvey’s perspectives and advice for small business leaders.

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Top 3 Take-Aways from this Interview

  • The single greatest mistake a manager can make is to hire the wrong person. 
  • You cannot build a business with a revolving door.
  • Taking care of customers is taking care of business, which is why you need to create a service culture.

Interview Insights

Read the Show Notes from this Episode

  • Harvey shared how his Dad, the head of the Associated Press for 35 years, demonstrated how to be a “hungry fighter” through his actions more than his words. [02:02] 
  • Key milestones that really changed the trajectory of Harvey’s business. [07:43]
  • What it is like to interview for a job at the Mackay Mitchell Envelope Co. [15:32]
  • Harvey’s philosophy on networking. [19:44]
  • What do you say about people who wonder about ‘how can you trust others’? [30:58]
  • My Quest for the Best Lightning Round begins. [35:57]

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Expert Bio

Harvey Mackay has written seven New York Times bestselling books, three reached #1, and two were named by the New York Times among the top 15 inspirational business books of all time – Swim With The Sharks Without Being Eaten Alive and Beware The Naked Man Who Offers You His Shirt.

His latest book, You Haven’t Hit Your Peak Yet!, came out Jan. 29, 2020.

His books have sold 10 million copies in 80 countries and have been translated in more than 50 languages.

Harvey is a nationally syndicated columnist whose weekly business advice appears in 100 newspapers and magazines around the country.

He was named one of the top five speakers in the world by Toastmasters International and speaks to corporate audiences around the world.

Harvey is chairman of the $100 million MackayMitchell Envelope Company in Minneapolis, which he founded in 1960.

Contact Info for Harvey Mackay

Web address: https://harveymackay.com/

Travels from: Minneapolis, Minnesota

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