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Five Years From Now You Will Surely Arrive

April 5, 2021

In 5 years, if you are in exactly the same place as you are today, will you be okay with that? If you look around at your life in 5 years and you have all the same stuff, and all the same joys, and all the same problems, wil…

Don't Find Your WHY. Choose it.

April 1, 2021

I call on James Clear, Jim Rohn, Victor Frankl, and Oliver Wendell Holmes to find out what my purpose is in this life. Purpose and meaning are the most difficult parts for me. Everything is so arbitrary – nobody is there to …

Do Positive Affirmations Work?

March 29, 2021

Do positive affirmations work, or are they a waste of time? I’ve tried them, and I’ve given up, and I’ve tried them again. There is research out there that says they work, and research that says they don’t work. The statisti…

How To Make Your Life As Simple As Possible...But Not Simpler

March 25, 2021

Important ideas that fall under the category of Ethos before we move on. 1. Simplicity. Einstein said (in effect), “Everything must be made as simple as possible. But not simpler.” If you focus on the important things, th…

Elephant Bites - Life Accumulates. (The Compound Effect)

March 22, 2021

You might remember hearing phrases like these from time to time: You can eat an elephant one bite at a time. Do it step by step. If you’re like me you’ve heard these hundreds of times, they are in popular culture and we’re a…

Pouring It In - Your Input Equals Your Future

March 18, 2021

If you only change this one part of your life, it will change everything else. Zig Ziglar said, "Your input determines your outlook, your outlook determines your output, and your output determines your future." My life is p…

The "Why Me" Problem - Mindset Trouble Is A Cycle Of Complexity

March 15, 2021

Our minds are always deceptive and leaning towards the negative. It's supposed to be this way. Here's how I learned to combat this enemy and rise up from the dirt. This is part of a series on getting through the cycles of co…

Cycles of Complexity - How To Get Through Anything

March 11, 2021

Ethos, Intention, Efficacy, Agency, Adversity, Elevation As it turned out, these six categories defined a way to get through all of the cycles of complexity you go through in life – in business, in relationships, in health i…

You're Really Not Allowed To Do This - The Permission Deficit

March 9, 2021

I want to talk about what I call “A permission deficit” – I wasted a lot of time in my life waiting for permission to get going. Permission to start my own business, permission to live the life I wanted to be living. I call …

Attracting The Right People - How To Find Your Success Network

March 4, 2021

How do you find your Success Network. I’m not necessarily talking about your audience, or your tribe. Just a group of people who feel the same way you do and those who are attracted by what you say. What you do with this gro…

The Key To Everything - Add This One Element To All You Do

March 1, 2021

I was writing in my journal on Friday, reflecting on how I can become better. Specifically I noticed that I wasn’t being very patient, gentle, or kind with my family. (I wasn’t being unkind, I just wasn’t actively being kind…

Natural High, Natural Low - Avoid Mistakes With Both

Feb. 25, 2021

CS Lewis was a genius when it came to delving into human nature and calling out the rough spots in humans. Believing his “why” is up to you, but it's hard to deny his knowledge of emotion and motivation. It's impossible to d…

Rejection Reflection - How To Use Past Rejection To Propel Forward

Feb. 22, 2021

I was rejected - turned down to get my songs published in 1994. In 2017, I was turned down again for newer, different music. With no success, I decided I just wasn't cut out for this business. Had I reflected at all on what…

What Most Creatives Get Wrong - The Folly of Talent vs. Viral Content

Feb. 18, 2021

Most creatives leave their work only half complete, and many complain about the uninspiring results. "Getting it out there" is more than uploading the work, sharing on a few select social media accounts, and then hoping peop…

Networking, The Life Changing Magic Of

Feb. 15, 2021

Networking is almost magical - you cannot predict what changes will happen in your life as a result of meeting new people. Here are the four or five points you should have ready to being your new journey in networking - plus…

The Hike That Changed My Life

Feb. 12, 2021

In the midst of an all-out war between my wife and me - I found a solution that changed everything. My mindset, skills, goals, reactions to adversity, and my personal education turned around 180 degrees.

Are You Impressive?

Feb. 9, 2021

The secret to being impressive is counterintuitive. Join me for the first-ever Second Mix podcast where we reflect, revise, and remix our lives.