Motivation & Mindset

Today’s Focus

I wanted to share just a quick little excerpt from my journal this morning. It’s a simple message that I’ll carry with me today and hopefully everyday! I hope you…

Ode for Change

I believe it’s important to take self-inventory, stop and take notice of what we’re currently doing and maybe revisit the recent past. It’s not important that we dwell on the…

Soaring Over to Whitehorse

Every day has the potential to teach us things. If we are open to learning, our experiences can teach us life lessons that carry over to every other part of…

Lower Your Expectations

We humans are piss poor when it comes to expectations. I know I sure am. But, as it relates to me, I’m bad about over-estimating my own abilities and therefore,…

Apologies & Bad Habits

As a young, crazy ambitious dude, I have found myself in quite the predicaments, from time to time. Overall, I am happy with my progress and accomplishments but there is…

Just 1 Thing

From time to time, we all can get a bit out of sync. We’re human and it just happens. Typically, when that happens to me, there’s one principle that I’ve…

Success – Defined for Me

Success is a moving target. One’s specific definition of success now shouldn’t be the same years down the road. However, the general outline of one’s success can be a bit more…

Why I Care So Much

Caring about the right things are important. Letting go of the petty nuances of life is equally important. But, where do you draw the line? And, why do I care…

The Right Kind of Stress

Stress is unavoidable. But, if we pursue the stressors we enjoy, that make us better people, I believe that we will have a life full of achievement and better yet,…

on Luck

I think people have this luck thing all wrong. As if luck picks and choices who to do good for and who to do evil too. Quite frankly, I think luck…

Embrace the Suck

We all have things happen to us. Some are great while others are not so good.  But, what if we were able to make ourselves unstoppable by using our current…

Cutting the Fat

Most people have much more than we’ll ever need. Closets are full of clothes hardly worn, kitchen filled with gadgets rarely used, and our walking shoes left with many miles…

on Sacrifice

Sacrifice isn’t enough; one must implement the proper sacrifice to see any benefit from it. A proper sacrifice provides one with a whole new lens to view the world from. 

What Gets Measured Gets Managed

It’s important to have a system of boundaries that you can operate within, boundaries that aren’t too strict but strict enough to hold you accountable. Finding these key measurements can…

I Learn From Screwing Up

Screw ups and life lessons go hand in hand, like rice and beans, peanut butter and jelly, and lamb and tunafish. You don’t get the good stuff without putting up…

Set Up For Success

Success comes to those who work. True. Success comes to those who work on the right things. Even more true. Success just doesn’t happen; you have to set it up!…

Relentless Progress

Adversity. Life’s full of adversity. It’s a fools errand to attempt to avoid it; it is a wise man who attempts to utilize it for his benefit. 

How My Mind Works

Inside of my head is a gnarly place. It’s incredibly powerful and I recognize and respect it.  In this article, I discuss how my mind works and some driving principles…