Denis Waitley

Denis Waitley

3 Rules for Turning Stress Into Success

By Denis Waitley | December 6, 2017

Plus, action steps to take for each.

Does Who You Are Match What You Say?

By Denis Waitley | April 19, 2016

Why (and how) to live a life of integrity


9 Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get Things Done

By Denis Waitley | February 23, 2016

Here’s how to stop procrastinating, get things done now and get them done right.

Beware of the Grinch—He’s a Dream Stealer

By Denis Waitley | December 22, 2015

He’s the fear deep inside that insists you can’t sell. He’s the voice that says, ‘Stop! Things are going too well!’


3 Ways to Stay Motivated and Keep Moving Forward

By Denis Waitley | November 10, 2015

Stop rationalizing, stop stewing. Get up out of your chair and start doing.

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7 Simple Ways to Stop Procrastinating

By Denis Waitley | October 6, 2015

Are you a procrastinator? The science of physics recognizes two laws of inertia, both of which can be related to procrastination. No. 1, “Standing objects tend to remain stationary” and No. 2, “Moving objects tend to stay in motion.” Which one represents you best? And how can you go from “standing” to “moving”? Try these…

How Far Can Your Dreams Take You?

How Far Can Your Dreams Take You?

By Denis Waitley | August 18, 2015

Imagination and motivation are powerful things, and with them on your side, you have all the reason in the world to achieve your grandest dreams. Need proof? Take the story of how the first bridge over the Niagara River near Niagara Falls was built in 1847…. You see, to build a bridge over the giant…

8 Ways to Balance Your Workload for Max Productivity

By Denis Waitley | July 21, 2015

The drudgery and routine of our daily lives presents the greatest danger to our dreams. Why? We run the risk of losing our focus and motivation to achieve what we want most. By re-energizing and renewing ourselves frequently, though, we can avoid burnout and become much more motivated and productive. Balance and consistency are the…

A Dad’s Lesson: ‘Keep Your Light Bright’

A Dad’s Lesson: ‘Keep Your Light Bright’

By Denis Waitley | June 16, 2015

My dad had a keen imagination. When I was little, we would often play a good-night game that became our special ritual. He would come into my room to talk to me and listen to the triumphs and tragedies of my day. As he was leaving, Dad had a way of leaning back against the…

6 Confidence Boosters

By Denis Waitley | March 18, 2014

Author and speaker Denis Waitley says there are six behaviors that increase self-esteem, enhance your self-confidence and spur your motivation. Incorporate these habits to become a more confident person today. 1. Greet others with a smile and look them directly in the eye. A smile and direct eye contact convey confidence born of self-respect. In…