5 Aspects to Mastering Life Balance

A lot people think that life balance is some unattainable dream. That if you try to balance things you will end up with mediocrity across the board. But that’s not the case. These people just haven’t figured it out.…


We Are Safe

24h hours ago Chelsea took this snap at the top of Mandelay Bay in Vegas. We went to bed early. This morning we woke up to text after text from family and friends telling us there was a mass…


Real is Rare

There was a speaker at the conference I just spoke at that was great at getting the crowd motivated but when I talked to him afterwards I could tell it was a fake show. It’s one thing to motivate…


2 Types of Failure

The first failure is from never trying something because you’re scared or because you’re waiting for an imaginary perfect time. This type of failure doesn’t teach you anything. The second type is the most potent of lessons. It comes…


Stop Playing it Safe

Or be ignored. There’s no sense in worrying about what people will think. Worrying about your reputation. Worrying about wether or not you will offend someone with your views. It’s your view and you’re allowed to have it as…


Patriotism is Stupid

All this news about the US has got me thinking a lot about patriotism. My whole life I’ve been told it’s a must so I never questioned it. I’ve been indoctrinated into thinking patriotism is a rule as a…


Profitable Waste

In nature, “waste” is food. Waste from one system becomes food for another system. Plants and animals decompose to make fresh soil. Where we breath in oxygen and exhale carbon dioxide, trees do the opposite. Nothing is wasted. On…


When You Stand for Something

Pittsburgh Steelers offensive tackle Alejandro Villanueva showed incredible courage on Monday by standing up for what he believed in. Whether you think it was right or wrong is not the point. It’s one thing to follow a crowd but…


Your Story is a Powerful Tool

My wife and I did a live video on my Facebook page about a week ago. We asked people to submit their application for a chance to partner with us in creating a business. In 24 hours we received…



We tend to stick to what we know instead of stepping into the unknown. That means when new opportunities arise we get scared and feel pulled back to what’s comfortable. But it’s only in the unknown that we expand…


Being the Painter While Being the Paint

The painter looks at their business like an artist staring at a canvas. Their work being behind the scene. The paint on the other-hand can’t see, its part of the picture. It’s what other people see. Being the painter…