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Lab Time

Before recording “The Moment” podcast, Brian Koppleman met NBA player JJ Reddick for a shoot around… Koppleman remarked how chill Reddick was before they stepped foot on the court, but once he laced up, he became intense… “That’s because the court is my lab,” Reddick admitted. _______________ When you show up to sell, show, lift, […]

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Square the Circle…don’t Circle the Square

When I’m pressed for time, I’ll run a quick 2 miles around the road that circles my house. (4 laps = 1 mile) Because I had to force myself to hit the road, I try to hurry & get it over with by cutting the corners instead of fully rounding them off. At the time, […]

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Quit reading

Evan Carmichael said, “Reading doesn’t have to be your top priority, but learning should be…” So maybe reading’s not your bag, but just because you don’t like to read doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t learn. You’ve just got to find the way that works better for you. I get it… Reading may feel like a […]

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Be unmeasurable

You know, you can measure a man up pretty quickly if you know the point where he’ll quit… where when it gets hard, he quits & turns back. But what about the man who just keeps showing back up? Who keeps driving? Who keeps pulling himself back up? 🔥How do you measure the “unmeasurable?” You […]

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Oooh you’ve got a big ole but

“I love you…but” “I want hire you…but” “I want to buy from you…but” 🔥The buts negate everything. & you only hear what comes after but. Your skin color, neighborhood, family, your past, present circumstances, nor the fact that you didn’t graduate high school nor go to college… They’re not holding you back… It’s your “buts.” […]

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You’re good…as of today

Whatever is considered “Best in the World” today is going to be obsolete tomorrow. Technology is changing… & if technology is changing so are tendencies… & if tendencies are changing, so must your techniques. Oh I get the fact that you’re all that and a bag of hot Funyuns… You’ve exceeded your wildest expectations… Making […]

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“Unbelievable” right?

“Unbelievable” right? You see a salesperson who seems to create deals out of thin air… He revives what looks dead & creates magic. …all you can say is “Unbelievable!” & you’re right… 🔥It’ll always be unbelievable until you test the believable for yourself. Boldness is disguised as “crazy…” You say, “There’s no way I could […]

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Hope is not a strategy…but it is an ingredient

I’ve often said that hope is not a strategy… But it is a key ingredient. Rebecca Solnit writes, “To have hope is to embrace the unknown with the unknowable…you must acknowledge that you don’t know everything & you don’t know what’s going to happen. And that’s the only way to keep going. To be open […]

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There’s an unedited version too

It may take me 10+ takes to make a 2 min video… The same is true when I’m recording my podcast… Some days are tougher than others because I just can’t get what I want to convey to flow right. But you don’t see all of that… You only see what I want you to […]

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Get your row on

There’s a Latin proverb that says, “If the wind will not serve, take the oars.” It’s crazy how we just let the wind do whatever-I mean we see the direction we’re heading & we don’t like it, yet … (Whoosh)…. We just allow the winds of Life to push us towards doom while we just […]

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