Fear

20.11.2014 Attitude | Fear | Leadership

The Only Thing You Can’t Do.

The only thing you can’t do is what you’re not willing to do. The only thing you can’t achieve is the thing you’re not willing to get started on right now. The only thing holding you back from success and greatness and grandeur is your willingness to do what is hard and messy and uncomfortable. That’s the Read More 

19.11.2014 Fear | Leadership | Pain

Being Frustrated Might Be A Good Sign.

Being an artist demands emotional courage. A lot of it. Whether you are painting a picture developing a new sales plan or just trying to figure out what color to paint your child’s bedroom, figuring out what you want to do can be a hard decision to make — especially if you have a few choices that Read More 

6.11.2014 Fear | Leadership | Pain

What No One Tells You About Deciding What’s Right To Do.

Despite what you might automatically accept as true — most of life isn’t black-or-white. The decisions you have to make on a daily basis are mostly shades of grey. You might think you believe that murder is wrong and that you would never take someone else’s life, but you will probably find your opinion changed if 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 

22.10.2014 Fear | Leadership | Pain

You Should Be Worried.

You should be worried about ebola turning into an uncontrollable plague. You should be worried because there aren’t any good paying jobs where you’re living right now. You should be worried because the unemployment rate is too high to support thriving communities. You should be worried because police officers are armed with tanks and Special Forces Read More 

20.10.2014 Attitude | Extreme Behavior | Fear | Leadership

The Lies That Are Making You Lose.

If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a thousand times. From business, to sports, to politics, relationships, money, and success — “fake it until you make it.” Pretend like you’re already there, and you’ll eventually get there. Spend like you’re a champion, and you’ll end up wealthy enough to be a champion. It’s all Read More