15.12.2014 Attitude | Business | Leadership

Pooping, Ponies, And The Secret To Unlikely Success.

The battle to potty train my 2 year old daughter feels a whole lot like the battle to be successful. My baby girl, Dylan, will be 3 in early February and we’ve been working for the last 12 months on trying to teach her how to use the potty. It’s been so much more difficult Read More 

10.12.2014 Business | Leadership

Stop Getting Advice From Idiots.

It was a little after 4 AM when I got to the starting line. It was freezing cold — barely 20 degrees outside. I was wearing Nike running tights, a compression shirt, and a light running jacket. It was my last race of the year —  a 50 miler through horse trails in beautiful North Carolina. Read More 

9.12.2014 Attitude | Business | Extreme Behavior | Fear | Leadership | Love | Pain

27 Hard Questions Awesome People Ask Themselves Right Now.

What are the top five things you know you need to do right now that you been avoiding? Who is the one person in your life you need to build a better relationship with right now? How much money do you need to set aside right now for your safety net so that you can Read More 

26.11.2014 Attitude | Business | Leadership

The One Fight You Should Always Run Away From.

Being around negative people will suck the life out of your dreams. Instead of leaving those people feeling motivated, you’ll leave feeling angry. Instead of wanting to push your own limits and achieve more, you’ll find yourself depressed — wallowing in self doubt and looking for revenge. Cynics, critics, skeptics, “reasonable people” — whatever they call Read More 

18.11.2014 Business

Open Your Stupid Email.

It’s Matt here again—taking over the EDGY Conversations blog. As Chief of Staff I’m responsible for all things “EDGY”, including finding and purchasing new software that helps us keep up the awesomeness.  We’re always researching new tools—but we’ve specifically spent the past month on finding a CRM package that will take our relationship game up Read More 

17.11.2014 Business | Leadership

The Best Business Strategy Looks Stupid And Boring.

One of the hidden truths behind successful people is that they rarely “start” doing anything. They just keep doing the same unsexy things they’ve already been doing. They don’t run after flashy new trends or trade hard work for the false promise of “getting rich quick while they sleep.” Successful people understand that slow and steady progress always Read More