The Opposite of Success Isn’t Losing. It’s Not Caring In The First Place.

The opposite of success isn’t losing. It’s not failure. Or loss. The opposite of success is apathy. Not caring. But it hurts to care. It’s painful to want to be successful and end up in a different place. It’s hard to believe that you’re meant for a bigger purpose, but not be able to achieve …

How To Pass The Ownership Test of Your Life.

You think differently about your home when you own it.  It’s not someone else’s problem to fix. It’s all yours. The good, the bad, and the worse.  It’s completely your responsibility.  The handprints on the wall. The stains on the carpet. The landscaping outside. You make every choice about whether to clean up, invest in improvement, …

Your Own Awesome

Your Own Awesome (153)- Dan, Broc, and Matt reminisce over breakfast in Dallas on the Bring Your Own Awesome interviews and what they were able to take away from them.

Learning Your Way To Awesome.

Chris Gardner, barely older than a toddler, hadn’t grasped the concept that he was living in a foster home. He only knew that his mother and his stepfather had disappeared one day and he was living with strangers.

Your Cross To Bear.

Success won’t come easily. And not because you’re not smart enough or strong enough. Not because you don’t want it bad enough. Success hurts because you hurt.

What Is it Going To Take?

What’s it going to take to get your attention? You’ve been wasting your time. Filling your life with self-destructive behaviors and fulfilling personal addictions. Thinking little of the consequences that are sure to follow.

How To Solve Any Problem.

Activity is the antidote to almost any problem you face. It is the single greatest weapon that you have at your disposal — your ability to dig your hands into a situation and create change.

Your Best Is Yet To Come. Or Not.

Your thoughts and fears shape your perspective. Your perspective determines what you find in your future. What you want to see, you see. What you want to find, you find.If you believe that your best is yet to come then that is what you will find.In her autobiography, Oprah Winfrey wrote: “There is one irrefutable law of the universe: We are each responsible for our own life.”

Success is Primal.

You’re going to experience extreme hardship at times.Anything is possible if you’re willing to do whatever it takes.It doesn’t matter that no one else has done it before. It doesn’t matter that you’re stuck in the middle of nowhere with no help and fewer resources than you need. It doesn’t matter that you’re tired and sore and beaten down by all that you’ve been through. It’s time to make success primal again. No more excuses. No more distractions.

Where To Find Inspiration.

Inspiration is the one thing you lose just after you stop looking for itThat’s why your hustle matters so much.It matters that you get out of bed and go do something productive today. Even though you might not feel like doing that.It matters that you try to repair that fractured relationship. Even though the other person might not believe that you’re sincere.

How To Beat Fear.

Make no mistake, trying new things is scary. Venturing into the unknown is guaranteed to leave you filled with fear.After the initial glamor of pursuing something new, what you’re left with is a sense that it is all about to crash down on you

The More You Do, The Better You Get.

Hard work is smart work. Working hard leads to working smarter.It’s not the other way around. It doesn’t work in reverse.That’s because hard work creates busyness. And busyness forces you to make better choices.

The Power Of Having Everything To Lose.

Never bet against the individual who has everything to lose. That person who is so possessed with a sense of purpose and destiny that he or she is willing to do whatever it takes for as long as it takes to achieve their desired outcome.

You’re Just A Flop Away From Success.

There are those that tell you that your crazy idea “will never work” and that it’s okay just to be “normal”. There are those who tell you to “keep your feet on the ground” and “be reasonable.They scoff and sigh at your ridiculous ideas and call you a flop.Nobody knows any more or any less than you do. Decide what you want. Then work fanatically until you get it. Keep iterating on your idea until it works.

5 Calendar Tools To Keep You Focused On Being Awesome.

You can’t get anywhere without a plan. To make progress, you need to get good at segmenting your day and using smart tools like a calendar to stay focused.
Psychologically, you’re wired to complete easy wins without doing what it takes to invest in long-term success — the daily meditations, reading time, or workouts you promised to start at the beginning of the year.