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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 

9.8.2014 Edgy Conversations

“Everything EDGY” — August 9th

Every week we find edgyness all around us — ordinary people (or companies) achieving outrageous success. We write about it. Speak about it. And travel the globe advising leaders how to leverage the ideas around it to drive results. Instead of just writing articles with ideas about what ways for you to be a superstar, I thought it might be a Read More 

24.3.2014 Attitude | Business | Extreme Behavior

Forget Doing And Just Start Trying. Harder.

As a 16 year old boy, Jadav watched as a torrential flood ripped through his home in Assam, India.  The powerful currents in that 1979 storm smashed violently through his city destroying homes, leveling trees, and washing away most of the forest.  The devastation was instantaneous and horrific. The impact would be felt for years Read More