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Five Things I’ve Learned in the First 21 Days of 75 Hard…

Some of you have heard me talking about my 75 Hard experience on the Grit Meets Growth podcast. If you’re not familiar with the program, here is a post I wrote explaining the program requirements and the reason behind my commitment to it. To recap it quick, 75 Hard includes 75 consecutive days of the [...]

By |2022-05-04T11:59:04-05:00March 14th, 2022|

Grit: What Is It?

Angela Duckworth digs deep into the topic of grit in her New York Times bestseller GRIT: The Power of Passion and Perseverance. Sharing her research into grit, she dispels any myth that pure talent or random luck are the keys to success. Instead, Duckworth states clearly that grit is foundational to success and shares scientific [...]

By |2022-02-16T13:39:38-06:00February 16th, 2022|

Lessons Learned At Yellowstone: Chapter 2

When I wrote about the characters of Yellowstone last week, the response I received to that post was amazing. Here's chapter two of my Dutton Ranch reflections… As this past season of the show ended, I found myself asking, "What's with our Yellowstone obsession?" More personally, "What's my obsession with these characters at the Dutton [...]

By |2022-01-14T06:50:10-06:00January 14th, 2022|

Yellowstone: Life Lessons Learned from the Dutton Ranch

Yellowstone. If you haven't watched it or binged it, you've probably heard people talking about it. The Montana-based drama series featuring John Dutton (Kevin Costner) and his family on the Dutton Ranch has quickly become a cultural phenomenon. Its storyline and themes, along with the breathtaking views of wide-open Montana, are sticky. They grab onto [...]

By |2022-01-07T14:35:38-06:00January 7th, 2022|