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Bright Lights, The Grateful Dead & A Leap of Faith

“The best way to predict the future is to invent it.” – Alan Key All days are not created equal. I knew this day would be different the moment the surgeon autographed my knee with a sharpie. It was time … Continue reading

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Torn ACL’s, Cadavers & Decisions

“It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.” – Tony Robbins  The way forward begins when we decide it does. I was training in jiu jitsu.  My knee popped. It was the sound that changed my … Continue reading

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Look Back. Move Forward.

“Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man.” – Benjamin Franklin  Picture This . . . It is December 31, 2015. You are having dinner with your … Continue reading

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Change the Channel

“You can’t think negative thoughts and live a positive life.” – Joel Osteen There are 2 channels that broadcast inside your head. The Negative Channel & the Positive Channel. What channel are you tuning into? The Negative Channel tells you: … Continue reading

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The Power of You

“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” – Alice Walker You have… to put in the WORK. to be FRIENDLY. to INCONVENIENCE yourself. to be PREPARED. to FOCUS. to CREATE momentum. to BELIEVE. to HUSTLE. to SACRIFICE. … 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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How to Succeed

“Fall down seven times.  Get up eight.” – Japanese Proverb  The 3.5 Keys to Success  1) Do the Work Keywords:  Start!, Plan, Jump In the Action, Learn, Grow, Make Mistakes, Get Your Ass Kicked, Adjust, Refine, Make More Mistakes, Adapt … Continue reading

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