Focus on What You Want. Why Waste Time on Anything Else?

How to fight the pressure to be more, do more, learn more and free yourself up to get more of what you want
April 21, 2017

I have studied the guitar for most of my life. After almost 5 decades, I’m a pretty good player. I’ve studied classical guitar techniques, fingering techniques, jazz progressions, and every chord imaginable. I’ve learned how to play the banjo, drums, and bass. I collect acoustic guitars (at one point, I owned about 100). One of the best… Read more »

Making Tough Decisions in 3 Simple Steps

Break out of the haze of confusion and worry and make the best choice.
April 7, 2017

Where should I live? Should I go for that promotion? What’s the right career change for me? Should I quit my job? Should I start my own business? Which of these businesses should I invest in? Should I take six months off and travel the world? Should I ask her to marry me? Is it… Read more »

3 Steps to Solve Your Daily Problems

Remove Frustrations and Create More Time for the Things You Enjoy
March 23, 2017

If you’re younger than thirty, it might be hard to believe this, but not too long ago, you could walk out of your door with some cash in your pocket and your car key, and that was about it. Over the years, we’ve added a lot of stuff to our lives—stuff we’re expected to travel… Read more »

How Winners Manage Priorities in Life

... and Reduce Stress and Frustration
March 10, 2017

When I was starting out and building a business of my own, I knew two things: (1) There were 12 productive hours in my day. (2) I couldn’t afford to spend all 12 of them at work every day. Before my new venture, I had a job where I didn’t have a choice. I worked… Read more »

3 Things Nick Saban’s Process Can Show You That Will Simplify Your Life

The curious habits that create a winning system anybody can copy.
February 24, 2017

Many think Nick Saban of the University of Alabama is the best college football coach in the game today. Way back in 2008, Forbes put him on the cover as “The Most Powerful Coach in Sports,” and overall he’s won five national championships. That alone might be enough to convince you he has some pretty… Read more »

3 Dangers of Failing to Finish

Why Quitting is Almost Always a Bad Idea
October 21, 2016

One thing coaches are constantly emphasizing is the importance of finishing. They know how important it is for you to keep your focus and intensity up all the way through the finish line. They want to save you from even thinking about quitting, and you need to understand why. Usually, quitting is a bad idea. A… Read more »

Keep Making Adjustments for Consistent Growth

Maintain your momentum by making adjustments.
October 12, 2016

In order to stay on track and maintain your pace, you have to make adjustments. If you’re on the highway and your lane suddenly slows down, you switch lanes, right? It’s a small, simple adjustment. Small, simple, regular adjustments are the key to consistent growth and progress. Serial winners rely on small adjustments. Small adjustments… Read more »

We Can Only Be Great Doing Things We Really Want To Do

Until you follow your whims, you can't know what you really want.
September 16, 2016

Every big idea starts out as a whim: “Hmm, wouldn’t that be great?” Until we follow the idea, we can’t be sure if we actually want it. In other words, it’s important to follow your natural curiosity. We all have different things that intrigue us. That’s what makes us unique. It’s following our natural curiosity that… Read more »