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How You Should Use "What If" Instead

We tend to only use "what if" when looking in the past at things we wish we could change. What if I'd given my best and prepared? What if I hadn't...

Consistency Requires a Change in Accountability

We’ve spent the last two weeks discussing key changes that you and I must make in order to develop stronger consistency – and better results in ou...

Consistency Requires a Change in Environment

Nothing is more effective than consistency when it comes to making your work (and yourself) stand out. It’s damn easy to be inconsistent. It’s con...

Consistency Requires a Change in Focus

Day in. Day out. You show up. You compete hard. You do the work. It sounds sooooo much easier than it actually is.  There are a few things that yo...

A Winner's Relationship with Failure

Winners have a different relationship with failure than most people. They actually lean into failure during the process because they understand the...

You Can't Succeed Unless You Do These 3 Things

“Why do you think most people don’t reach their goals?” It was a valid question. I mean, I did just write a book that strongly emphasizes the impo...

Today > Tomorrow

Tomorrow isn't actually your friend. It doesn't offer you a more perfect time or a more convenient opportunity. Heck, you aren't even guaranteed t...

Leave That *Should* Behind

We all have something we keep telling ourselves we *should* do today. We carry a burden of internal pressure on what we think we should do, and by...

Normal Isn't Coming Back - But Don't Let That Stop You

It's wild how fast life can change. Our sense of normal vanished in just a matter of a week (maybe less) with the outbreak of COVID-19. Some of us...

A Tip for Building Your Grit During Chaotic Times

Given today's uneasiness and unknowns of when a version of "normal" will return, our ability to continue persevering toward a goal is more crucial...

If You Want to Be the Best, Don't Be Surprised if You Lose

The most successful leaders have failed. They've experienced the gut-wrenching, emotionally-draining failure after not reaching their goal. They’v...

How to Make 2020 Your Best Year Yet

January is the time of year when people proudly proclaim that this new year is guaranteed to be their best yet. They have a vision board. They've ...