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Wisdom: Why Steve Harvey Says Success Is Like Pulling a Wagon

Comedian Steve Harvey was once a college dropout who drifted from one dead-end job to the next. Today, at age 57, he’s an award-winning talk show host with a popular radio show and best-selling books.

In his new book, Act Like a Success, Think Like a Success, Steve shares a lesson he learned from the late Butch Lewis. “When you are a person who is success-minded, you have a wagon that you are pulling uphill,” he says. “You are totally responsible for your wagon. You are the only one on rope.”

Steve explains what kind of people to keep around to help with your wagon—and whom you should cut loose.

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The Hard Lesson Kevin Hart’s Mother Taught Him

When Kevin Hart decided to pursue stand-up comedy, his mother gave him a year to prove that it really was his dream. Months later, when Kevin asked her to help with rent, she responded with a question of her own: “Are you reading your Bible?” Hear about the clever trick she played on Kevin to teach him a lesson—one that almost got him evicted.