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Executive Toughness by Jason Selk

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CHAPTER 8The Mental Workout

100 Seconds a Day Keeps Failure Away

John Ertz is the kind of man you would want to have teaching or coaching your children. Soft-spoken, he exudes both profound intelligence and charisma. He is confident, positive, and polite, and when he speaks he has already thought out the best way to say what he intends you to hear. Simply put, John Ertz is a great man, but he is neither a teacher nor a coach in the traditional sense of the word. John is one of the most successful managing partners at the insurance and investment giant Northwestern Mutual, and he is also a loving husband and terrific father. John has achieved that rare, magical combination of a highly successful professional life and a similar level of accomplishment ...

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