Massively successful people focus on one thing. Period. Think about the times in your life when you really needed results.
I started out selling air conditioning systems to homeowners at 19. That was my first “professional” job. Over the last 21 years, I’ve worked over 94,487 hours. Maybe more. At some point, the numbers get blurry. So I know a little something about work. Most jobs require 40 hours of work per week. If you …
Before you could be happy or rich or in love you must know your purpose and your mission, what it is that you enjoy, and the rules by which you are willing to play the game of life.
Make no mistake, there is no achievement without effort. There is no forward progress without activity. Where is no championship without work. You get to decide how important that achievement or progress is to you. You get to decide if you’re willing to sacrifice for what you want or if you’re willing to let what you want become that sacrifice.
You can’t dream big when your vision is clouded by personal frustration and negative emotions. Jealousy, envy, and rage blind you to living your best possible life. You can’t see straight. You can’t think straight. You can’t dream big, act big, level up, or improve. It’s just not possible to achieve awesome when what you …
You have probably heard a trainer, coach, leader, or guru tell you that before you can achieve success you have to know what you want. There’s truth to that. You can’t achieve what you cannot imagine. In other words, before it becomes real in life, it has to be real in your imagination. You have …
What goes in is what comes out. Out of your mouth. Out of your actions. Your results aren’t an accident. Your decisions aren’t an accident. It’s not chance or luck or bad timing. “MAKING BETTER DECISIONS IS DIRECTLY RELATED TO WHAT YOU ALLOW INSIDE YOUR SOUL AND THE COMPOUNDING EFFECT OF THOSE CHOICES OVER TIME.” …
Suicide is a bad decision. So is drinking and driving or not wearing a seatbelt. But that doesn’t stop people from making those decisions. In the United States alone more than a 120 people take their lives each day. A heartbreaking, bad decision. Every 51 seconds, someone dies as a result of a drunk driver. …
Possibility is simply a matter of perspective. What seems impossible to one person is an obvious, no-brainer to someone else.
Gratitude is a decision. It’s an option that you can choose at any time. Regardless of what’s going on around you practicing gratitude is an option.
Most of the decisions that you make are automatic. It’s actually pretty rare that you consciously make decisions for yourself.
You can’t make decisions better when you don’t know what you want. This is wildly important for any attempt at massive success.
The cost of greatness is glory — at least in the short-term. When you making decisions based on how you look or how the situation will appear to other people that you want to impress
You can’t solve problems better and achieve better results when you let your ego get in the way. Ego is the enemy of clarity.
AWESOMEPALOOZA was indeed awesome. I can’t wait to get back to work planning the next one. As I explained it to my friends on Linkedin, it’s the most epic “small batch un-conference on the planet”.
Our lives are full of choices. The number is endless. They come it all shapes and sizes, varieties and difficulty.
Empathy. That’s how you make other people awesome. You empathize with them.
Why set goals if you’re not really committed to achieving them?
You know it already — success is about mastering the small things. Big changes come as the result of small changes. Changes that seem insignificant at the time. Like a waste of your time.
It’s inevitable that you’re going to face setbacks. You’re going to wake up some mornings and feel like nothing you’ve been doing is working.