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30.10.2014 Business

Why Crazy Ideas Work And Good Ones Don’t.

Want to know a dirty, little secret about business strategy?  Any strategy you execute will work. Anything. Let’s be honest — today’s business landscape is full of gurus, experts, and consultants telling you that if you follow their magical seven step program that you’ll end up achieving wild-eyed, incredibly amazing success. It’s an “I’m right and Read More 

29.10.2014 Business | Extreme Behavior

That Marketing Course You Want To Buy Isn’t Going To Work.

Here’s the hard truth — there is no reason to optimize your marketing until you figure out what your conversation should be. Almost once a day I speak with business leaders, entrepreneurs, online marketing teams, or content marketing experts who are looking to grow their personal businesses (and wealth) through new, creative strategies recommended by a handful Read More 

28.10.2014 Attitude | Fear | Pain

What To Do When You Do Your Best And Still Lose.

I looked at the race clock as I crossed the finish line — 2 hours 54 minutes and a few seconds. I took a few more steps toward the volunteers handing me my medal and walked to the side of the fence where I knelt down to think for a minute. What started out as a seemingly winnable Read More 

27.10.2014 Attitude | Leadership

It’s Not The Perfect People Who Win.

So what if you’re never the smartest person in the room. That just makes you human. So what if you don’t have enough money to avoid getting it right the first time. That just makes you human. So what if you haven’t stopped to apologize for how you treat the people around you. That just makes you human. Read More 

24.10.2014 Attitude | Extreme Behavior | Leadership

Thirsty, Broke, And Needing Change Now.

It was 2012 when I got the crazy idea to attempt breaking the world record for running the most miles in 24 hours. On paper, running a little over a 180 miles in 24 hours isn’t as impossible as it sounds. In fact, the more you see it on paper the more possible it seems to be. Especially Read More 

23.10.2014 Attitude | Extreme Behavior

Why You’re Still Stuck Being A Loser.

Smoking will kill you. We all know that. We all believe that. You can’t present a legitimate argument that discounts the danger of filling your lungs with smoke. Smoking kills you. Yet millions of people smoke. Why? Because they’re not dead yet. Sure there are consequences for doing stupid things, but the consequences aren’t happening Read More