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“Sometimes it takes a long time to sound like yourself”

Micheal Bentt was the first person to be featured on the Netflix documentary, “Losers.” Bentt was a young phenom who’d won multiple Golden Gloves, but was knocked out in his first professional fight on national TV. Ashamed, Bentt returned to his Queens, NY neighborhood void of confidence and full of embarrassment. Bentt went from untouchable to untouchable. As […]

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Do the verb…don’t be the noun

One of my favorite authors is Austin Kleon & his newest book’s title, “Keep Going” is right up my alley. So many people chase, protect, or judge the noun (title) instead of just doing their verb. When you chase the noun: You’re so busy chasing or kissing up to get your noun that you forget […]

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You can’t connect if you have no dots

It’s funny how things line up… You’re humming along and it seems like everything’s falling into place perfectly… Until it doesn’t. Things aren’t lining up for you right now because you stopped putting up your dots. Dot Days are the days where you’re tired, frustrated, & seems like it’s all for naught… Nothing’s for nothing. […]

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Says who?

Watch this post on YouTube! When Michael Jordan returned to the Chicago Bulls after a 2 month long baseball hiatus & lost to the Orlando Magic in the playoffs, people said he’d lost his touch… Reporters & opponents both chirped that he wasn’t the same MJ he once was…and they were right. Michael Jordan was […]

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Admit it…just don’t accept it

Watch this post on YouTube! Rich or poor, discouragement is a common thread among all of us… It’s the thread, but it’s not the whole sweater. We tend to wear setbacks as a tight, ugly sweater instead of realizing it’s a thread woven throughout our lives. Whatever your current situation is- broke, stumbling in your […]

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Chase your first bead

Watch this post on YouTube! There are days I don’t feel like working out, running, writing, or even going to work- but you force the behavior to go to work because you’ll get fired if you don’t. Like work , you have to force the behavior when you don’t feel like doing something because you […]

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Write drunk, edit sober

Watch this post on YouTube! The other day I was working on a podcast episode, but didn’t have much time. Working on the material went smooth but when it came time for me to record…uhhh not so smooth. I had to re-record over and over & every time I messed up, I got more pissed […]

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New advice…old filter

Watch this post on YouTube! You know that person who gets advice from everyone yet does nothing with it other than get even more advice? I’ve been that person… The reason why you never move up, stay broke, are overweight, or get right back into the same kind of relationship you fought to leave is […]

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What IS grind?

Watch this post on YouTube! “Get on your grind…” “Rise & Grind!” “I’m on my grind…” Grind has become a household word, but what IS grind? Grind is what’s left over once your fight is gone… See, when you first started your podcast, weight loss program, sales career, newfound faith, or get out of debt […]

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How to sell to your friends & family

Watch this on YouTube! “Don’t take it personal.” I’ve heard that one a time or 10,000 but didn’t always stay true to it. I’ve blown deals because I took it personal when a customer came in & tried to bulldoze me or act a jerk. I’ve blown deals too with friends and family because I […]

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