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2016 Inspire Awards: People, Books, & Places

Below are the people, books & places that inspired me in 2016: People Jocko Willink has the greatest podcast on the planet. Willink spent 20+ years leading & training Navy SEALS.  Jocko Podcast is a weekly wave of leadership & life … Continue reading

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Adversity, Knee Braces, & Attitude

“If the road is easy, you’re likely going the wrong way.” ― Terry Goodkind  ADVERSITY enters our lives when we least expect it. How we deal with our challenges defines who we are. While training in jiu jitsu, I heard a … Continue reading

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Walk Through the Valley

“In wine, there is truth.” ― Pliny the Elder High quality wine comes from grapes that experience tough conditions. The same is true in life. I was a blue belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for over 6 years. It was … Continue reading

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Out of the Blue

“The race is long, and in the end, the real race is against yourself.” – Baz Luhrmann I lost a friend this summer. We met after college.  We had a brief fling, then lost touch. We did not see each … Continue reading

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