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Be the qualities you seek in others

One of my heroes is Richard Branson not only because of the level of success he’s achieved but because of the way he lives his life on his island doing what he loves. But if I dig a little…


Saying yes to life

Lately I’ve been realizing how powerful it is to say yes to life. I keep randomly meeting the most interesting people by saying yes and life just keeps giving me more. For my incubator MIYAGI I keep saying yes…


What makes a great salesperson

I was putting on an event and I needed to hire a superstar sales person in less than a week. I could of asked around but I needed someone that was hungry and willing to do whatever it takes.…


Aristotle’s 3 pillars to persuasion

I like to read old books. And when you read old book you start to notice that many of the new age books we read are simply regurgitated and re-packaged ideas of the past. Something Ryan Holliday writes about…


Learning from your pain

When our knee is in pain we stop and say “something is wrong” we stop and question what it could mean? How it may have happened? Where the pain is coming from? The point is that we are aware and…


Wantrepreneur VS entrepreneur

We all know by now that school was never built for entrepreneurs, it was built for employees. That means it’s left a bunch of people without the skills to sell. It’s left people with the fear of standing out,…


The Busier You Are, the More You Need Quiet Time

Serious thinkers should think about spending less time on social media if they want to move beyond the noise. To generate good ideas and quality work requires quiet. Author Leo Tolstoy, JK Rowling, Stephen King, George Orwell, investor Ray…


Fighting the need for approval

I feel like I’m becoming a professional eavesdropper. I was sitting at a coffee shop yesterday and two girls sat at the table next to me. They seemed to be in their mid 20’s and were discussing their future plans.…


Drip by drip

I often get asked how to go about writing a book and I always explain that 1 blog post a day at the end of the year turns into a 365 page book. I tell them to stop waiting…


Emotionally Beautiful

We love to talk about how attractive celebrities are even though most are simply born that way. Competing on beauty standards is out of your control. Sure you can go get plastic surgery and try to play the Kardashian…


Cultivating Happiness

It’s common for us to get pulled into constant negative thinking. We may have just accomplished something incredible yet we ignore the positive and focus on the little things we did wrong. We often compare ourselves to others or…


How to meditate in 3 easy steps

When your mind is always going it’s hard to think clearly. Meditation has a way of creating space in your mind to think and it’s one of the most powerful daily habits you can introduce into your schedule. There’s…

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Stop Waiting for the Perfect Time

There is no perfect time. The conditions are never perfect. If you’re waiting for the perfect time, you’re going to wait forever. Do you want to be laying in your death bed wondering why you never went after what…