25.3.2017 Attitude | Extreme Behavior | Fear

You’ve Got So Much More Potential.

Thuuuuuuuud. It was the middle of the night. Steve was jolted awake in the middle of a raging storm. In the dark and stormy unknown of the Atlantic Ocean. It had all started as a race. He had planned to race his sleek, 6.5m sloop, the Napoleon Solo, from England to Spain and then back Read More 

18.3.2017 Extreme Behavior | Leadership

When You Should Give Up On Your Ice-Cold, Crazy Ideas.

It was at a dinner shortly after the wedding that the idea came up. One of Frederic’s younger sister had just married the most eligible bachelor in town. Chilled drinks were flowing. And so were the ideas. As Frederic’s rich older brother William joked with friends, out tumbled one of those ideas: ice for everyone. Read More 

3.10.2016 Attitude | Extreme Behavior

The One Who Got Back Up.

It was Tokyo, Japan. The evening of February 11, 1990. Another heart-stopping boxing performance expected from the angriest boxer to ever set foot inside the ring. They billed the fight: Tyson Is Back! The storyline seemed ripped from a horror movie. Walking into the arena, James Douglas was a 42-1 underdog. A dead man walking. Read More 

9.3.2015 Attitude | Business

Are You Ready For Your Shot?

They call it “The Shot” — one of the greatest clutch plays from the greatest competitor to play the game of basketball. It was Game 5 of the first round of the 1989 NBA playoffs — Michael Jordan shooting one of the most memorable buzzer beaters in the history of the NBA playoffs. With 6 Read More 

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