Trying to be more successful can be stressful, am I right?
It seems the bigger your goals, the greater your ambition… also the greater your stress.
I lived most of my life like that: Big goals… and big stress.
But after spending time with many of the world’s greatest achievers I discovered something… They don’t. Read More
“Everyone looks so much better when they smile.” That is a quote from Jimmy Fallon, who you now know of as the host of the legendary “The Tonight Show.”
What a meteoric ride that guy has had to the top? How did he do it? How did Jimmy, son of an IBM machine repairman, get to the chair once occupied by maybe the most legendary figure in comedy TV for 30 years straight, Johnny Carson? Read More
Last week I shared an example of deliberate practice through the story of Kobe Bryant and his insane work ethic. Now before you can attack this idea of deliberate practice, let me help further define it for you so you know how.
Deliberate practice is a highly structured and highly engaged activity with the specific goal of improving performance. Read More
Last week I shared with you an incredible example of success in development through the story of Clyde’s several reinventions. This week, to equip you for your own epic journey, I want to challenge you to attack the idea of deliberate practice. This is really the action plan for mastery in any endeavor you wish to excel at. Read More
The entrepreneur journey is usually an epic odyssey–one YOU can succeed at as Clyde is going to prove, no matter how old (or young) or your prior experience (failure or lack thereof).
I recently visited a local California farmers’ market and met Clyde, the owner of the Desert Olive Farms booth. Clyde looks like your quintessential cowboy; but as we talked I got the sense that this guy had seen more than just a few rodeos. Read More