How to Hack Your Internal Dialogue to Completely Change Your State of Mind

Make sure you play this video before reading this post. Not only will it leave you with chills, but it's vital to the lesson you're about to learn. Why did I start this training with a super nerdy reference to a Captain Picard speech? Well... Because I derive a lot of my awesomeness from Captain Picard himself Because this is one of my favorite Picard speeches ever And most importantly because there is a powerful lesson in this clip - that¬†"living is making choices" I've … [Read more...]

A Challenge to Make Your Dreams Become a Reality

Today, I have a challenge for you. What's one thing you've always wanted to do, that you've never done? This can be anything. Travel somewhere? Jump out of a plane? Learn a skill? Start a website? Picture yourself doing it. What does it feel like? Are you smiling? Are you happy? Are you absolutely thrilled? Of course you are. Your dream is now a reality. Whatever it is, there is no reason you can't do it. You have this desire for a reason, so why not make it … [Read more...]

What Leonardo da Vinci Would Teach You About Achievement

"It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things." Leonardo da Vinci is widely considered to be one of the most diversely talented individuals that has ever lived. He held over 10 professions to his name at any given time, and is credited with creations and discoveries that still influence the world to this day, nearly 500 years later. While I would love to nerd out on how … [Read more...]

Less Turkey. More Gratitude. How Practicing Daily Gratitude Can Dramatically Change Your Thinking

As I write this, it's Thanksgiving week in the U.S. This is a day when Americans are supposed to pause, reflect, and express gratitude for the positive things in our lives. Brief history lesson - This holiday evolved from the "thanks giving" prayers of the explorers who originally discovered and colonized early America. The difference between then and now is that our ancestors gave thanks for literally DAYS during this period (yes, I did pay attention during a small minority of history … [Read more...]

Try This Goal Setting Hack to Bring You Closer to Your Goals

Today I want to share with you one really simple, but also super effective goal setting hack to help you achieve your goals. This isn't something you're going to read about in a lot of places, because frankly, it goes a little deeper than most of the goal setting knowledge you're going to read out there. Achievements are hard, especially those that may be long-term and drawn out like most of our yearly goals are. There's a pretty common saying that one of my mentors, Brendon Burchard, says … [Read more...]

Goal Setting, This Magical Two Word Phrase Will Help You Achieve Any Goal

When you set goals and achieve them, you make progress in your life. There's no simpler way to describe the how to of personal development. Goal setting is awesome, but not every goal is met, and I want to help you with this today. In fact, according to a study done at the University of Scranton in 2014, only eight percent of New Year's Resolutions are actually achieved. It doesn't take a statistician to understand that this is a DISMAL number. Isn't it funny the difference between what … [Read more...]

How Tim Ferriss Taught Me To Do Double Unders, & The 10,000 Double Under Challenge

For those of you that are unfamiliar with what a double under is, well, I can't really say I blame you. A double under is the passing of a high speed jump rope not once, but twice under your feet in a single jump. This is a common movement in the sport of CrossFit, which has recently taken the fitness world by storm, and a sport I participate in frequently. But this story isn't just about double unders. While it does involve the execution of 10,000 double unders in 30 days, it's about … [Read more...]

Ok… So I screwed up… Here’s how I’m fixing it.

Mistakes suck... We all make them. It's a part of life. The important thing to remember about mistakes is that they do happen, and when they do, as long as you handle them the right way, people will forgive, and you'll probably end up being better off because of them. Very recently, I screwed up... It affected you, quite possibly in a pretty significant way, and I'm going to fix it in just a minute. But first (because I always try to provide value in every post / email), I want to … [Read more...]

13 Ridiculous Excuses For Not Making Money

I've received all kinds of questions over the years about money and wealth creation, and quite a few more since opening my new course last week. Some are totally legit, but some are silly, like... "I'm 46. Isn't it too late for me?" "What if I have kids? Kids cost money." "I have a house to pay for. I can't save any money." Can you see what these people are doing? Over the years since I've been selling online courses, I've taken note of a strange phenomenon. It never fails. … [Read more...]