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Why You’re WAY Overplanning

Many people think they need to “get it right” before they get started on something.  That is completely false.  That is what we call analysis paralysis (usually brought on by fear of failure). I have seen so many people who are thinking about starting a business or...

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Let Go of the Fruit

Letting go of the fruit invites you to do the work because you love the work…Because the work is so important, that you would do it even if you knew you were going to fail.
Yes, this goes against everything society tells us. This goes against our conditioning.
But this isn’t new. This concept goes back thousands of years and is used by some of the most influential people in history.

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Four Simple Agreements that changed my life forever

Sometimes you read a book and it has no impact on you. Other times a book changes your life forever.
That is what happened when I first read The Four Agreements, by Don Miguel Ruiz. I actually never even planned on reading it, but the Universe has a funny way of giving you exactly what you need at precisely the right time.

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Be a Go-Giver, not a Go-Getter

There is a secret way to transcend competition in business. This secret buys in employees, creates raving fans out of your customers, and brings you more success (and happiness) than any sales tactic ever could.
The secret is this: Be a Go-Giver.

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This is the best way to set goals and get your team aligned, focused, and executing on the most important projects

In my last two companies, I saw the exact same thing happen. I had a great team that was productive, but we kept falling short on important initiatives. This sparked me to deep dive into just how to keep a team focused on the important. I started looking into and testing out all different goal setting methodologies.
There was one methodology that clearly worked the best.
This method gave us total alignment, from top to bottom.

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Own the Morning, Own the Day

Show me a person’s morning routine, and I can tell you who they are. How a person spends their morning is very telling of who that person is. It is also one of the best indicators of future success.

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The danger of identifying with being “Resilient” or “The Riser”

I have always identified myself by my ability to keep moving forward (keep rising up) in the face of all the punches I have taken. I survived and even thrived when my dad died at 11, when my Godfather (who stepped in and raised me as his own) died at 18, when all of my grandparents died, and when I almost died in the same accident that took the life of one of my best friends.

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Trust the Process

What do Nick Saban and Bill Belichick have in common (besides creating dynasties out of their football teams and being two of the most winningest coaches in history)? They have the same philosophy…. Trust the Process

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Why You’re WAY Overplanning

Many people think they need to “get it right” before they get started on something.  That is completely false.  That is what we call analysis paralysis (usually brought on by fear of failure). I have seen so many people who are thinking about starting a business or...

read more

Let Go of the Fruit

Letting go of the fruit invites you to do the work because you love the work…Because the work is so important, that you would do it even if you knew you were going to fail.
Yes, this goes against everything society tells us. This goes against our conditioning.
But this isn’t new. This concept goes back thousands of years and is used by some of the most influential people in history.

read more

Four Simple Agreements that changed my life forever

Sometimes you read a book and it has no impact on you. Other times a book changes your life forever.
That is what happened when I first read The Four Agreements, by Don Miguel Ruiz. I actually never even planned on reading it, but the Universe has a funny way of giving you exactly what you need at precisely the right time.

read more

Be a Go-Giver, not a Go-Getter

There is a secret way to transcend competition in business. This secret buys in employees, creates raving fans out of your customers, and brings you more success (and happiness) than any sales tactic ever could.
The secret is this: Be a Go-Giver.

read more

This is the best way to set goals and get your team aligned, focused, and executing on the most important projects

In my last two companies, I saw the exact same thing happen. I had a great team that was productive, but we kept falling short on important initiatives. This sparked me to deep dive into just how to keep a team focused on the important. I started looking into and testing out all different goal setting methodologies.
There was one methodology that clearly worked the best.
This method gave us total alignment, from top to bottom.

read more

Own the Morning, Own the Day

Show me a person’s morning routine, and I can tell you who they are. How a person spends their morning is very telling of who that person is. It is also one of the best indicators of future success.

read more

The danger of identifying with being “Resilient” or “The Riser”

I have always identified myself by my ability to keep moving forward (keep rising up) in the face of all the punches I have taken. I survived and even thrived when my dad died at 11, when my Godfather (who stepped in and raised me as his own) died at 18, when all of my grandparents died, and when I almost died in the same accident that took the life of one of my best friends.

read more

Trust the Process

What do Nick Saban and Bill Belichick have in common (besides creating dynasties out of their football teams and being two of the most winningest coaches in history)? They have the same philosophy…. Trust the Process

read more

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