I was the worst. Two seconds after meeting somebody for the first time, I forgot their name. They could have been Mark, or Mike, or Mitch, or even Randall…I couldn’t tell you.
This was a problem. Especially for an entrepreneur/sales guy like I was at the time. I needed to connect with people, but greeting them with “hey you” didn’t exactly create connection. (more…)
This is one of my favorite stories about how perspective shapes our experiences and our world. I use it when someone is angry or frustrated at how others are treating them. It’s a great way to challenge someone to see that their attitude may be part of the problem…Enjoy (more…)
What I Learned From Streaming Live Video For 30 Days
Last Wednesday, March 23rd, I completed my 30 day Periscope challenge…I broadcasted 30 live streaming videos, using the Periscope app, for 30 days. (Watch my replays) (more…)
I was a college wrestler at Cal Poly, then, I got into MMA. I fought in 99 and 2000 out of SLO Kickboxing with Scott Adams, Chuck Liddell, Gan McGee, and a bunch of other tough dudes.
Back then, we had this saying. “Going into a fight, everybody has a plan until they get punched in the face.” The idea was that no matter how hard we trained and sparred in practice, no matter how well prepared we thought we were, something changed when you stepped into the cage to fight another guy who wanted nothing more than to kick your ass. (more…)
You don’t “discover” your life’s purpose.
It’s not like it’s buried somewhere and It’s up to you to Indiana Jones your way through the jungle to a trap-filled ruins to dig it up, dust it off and hold it above your head in triumph…BEHOLD! !
Purpose isn’t something outside of yourself that you have to be fortunate to stumble across.
Purpose is a choice.
You pick your purpose. (more…)
You’ve lost your edge. You’ve been feeling flat lately; worn down. Work’s been rough. You can’t seem to make it more than a couple of days without fighting with your wife. Your confidence is shot. You’ve slipped into a habit of escaping; into drinking, or sports, or games, or porn. (more…)