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Success: A Simple Tool for Creating Your Own Personal Definition

Here's the final post in my series on "success," where I've been exploring how we define it, what it looks like, and the obstacles that are holding us back. Through all of this, we've been building a solid framework for our own definition of success. Keep in mind, how we define success is very personal. [...]

By |2021-04-23T09:52:31-05:00April 23rd, 2021|

Success: What’s holding you back and how to create breakthroughs

As I've shared in my recent writing, I've been exploring the topic of success and I created a simple survey where I asked people to help me define it. I promised in my last post to talk about the responses to this survey question, “In one or two sentences, what is your definition of success?” [...]

By |2021-04-19T21:36:56-05:00April 19th, 2021|

Creating A Personal Vocabulary For Defining Your Version of Success

As I shared in my last post, I’m on a personal journey to define success. It’s something we all want, but many of us have no idea what we’re actually chasing. I liked the word “success” but had no idea what it really meant to me personally. Acknowledging that, I took a step back and [...]

By |2021-04-14T07:54:38-05:00April 14th, 2021|

Success Leaves Clues… So What Are the Clues Trying to Tell Us?

"Success leaves clues." - Tony Robbins This quote has stuck with me from the moment I heard it, and I've been looking for the clues ever since.  Most of us would say that we want to be successful in life. What that looks like is different for everyone, but we each have areas in our [...]

By |2021-04-07T15:38:44-05:00April 6th, 2021|

Learning to Love The Truth That Nothing Great Comes Fast or Easy

I spent a good part of my life looking for the easiest and fastest ways to succeed. At everything. From my work and making money to my relationships, I wanted to get to my destination as quickly as possible with minimal work. That's probably why I was a sprinter in high school and not a [...]

By |2021-03-23T13:32:01-05:00March 23rd, 2021|

Quit Leaving Life on the Table and Start Reaching Your Full Potential

How much of your life are you leaving on the table? This isn’t meant as some kind of a rah-rah question. You don’t need a cheerleader. You do need a quick reality check. We all do. Ask yourself right now… Am I living up to my potential or tapping into less than what’s possible? As [...]

By |2021-03-16T11:11:05-05:00March 16th, 2021|

The Misogi Challenge – Taking Risks and Crushing Your Comfort Zone

What's one thing you did in 2020 that was memorable? How about 2019 and 2018? I recently heard Jesse Itzler talking about the concept of a Misogi Challenge on a podcast. For reference, Jesse is a successful entrepreneur, brand incubator, author, former rapper, and the husband of Sara Blakely, who founded Spanx. As he shared, [...]

By |2021-03-13T08:18:15-06:00March 13th, 2021|