The Best Podcast Episodes of All Time People ask me, all the time… “What should I listen to?” My Answer: “Podcasts” Them: “Why should I listen to Podcasts” Me: “Really smart people get interviewed in an uncut, uncensored fashion where they get to share their ideas about (Insert interest) ” Them: “Oh OK…..” Why Podcasts? Want to learn how to burn fat more efficiently? There are hundreds of experts out there who give their best stuff away for free. Want to start a business? Look no Further. Turning off the garbage on the radio and listening to something … Read More
The first time I saw Laird Hamilton. I knew this guy was a badass. He was jacked, tall, had blond hair, and was a big wave surfer. Hamilton had calm confidence about him that came through even while watching him on TV. For some reason I was really impressed by the guy. He was like a mutant king from another planet. The things he was doing were so beyond anything I could ever dream of doing. He was achieving the impossible and with ease. His laser like focus, calm presence under chaos, and ability to … Read More
The Chaco’s told me everything… It the summer before my first college semester, I was 18 years old and about as dumb and naive as they come. Full of excitement, vigor and dreams I walked across campus to my appointment for a career planning meeting. The appointment was with my college counselor and we were looking into possible career paths. My counselor Dave, was in his early 40’s, had dark Spanish features, with curly mid length black hair with some strands of gray. He had an athletic build (a runner and bicyclist) and wore those hippie Chaco … Read More
Why do We Fail? Have you ever started a new diet and fitness regiment and failed? How about attempting to get organized and taking action in your life? Maybe you wanted to start reading books again but fell into old bad habits. This used to happen to me all the time. Do you make a promises to yourself and then fail to come through? Do you get too busy, too tired, too stressed, too overworked to sustain your new good habits? I used to promise myself that I would start writing this blog. I would tell myself … Read More
What is this about? This post is about the first step in the enlightenment process… which is waking up. If you have ever considered yourself a spiritual person or a seeker of truth; keep on reading. Finding your Path As a young man, you go through several important stages. First you graduate from high school, then college, and then it’s time to get a job or go back to school. You accumulate debt from student loans, credit cards, mortgages, divorce and then you are supposed to spend the next 45 years sitting in a cubicle paying … Read More
A Common Story “ That doesn’t sound good, you should get that checked by a doctor” “Yeah I guess that would be a good idea” So, you go and make an appointment by a general practitioner. You make the drive over to the crowded waiting room and pay your $25 co-pay and then you sit and wait. An overweight nurse with a forced smile calls your name and you go with her into the offices. She isn’t happy to be there. After taking your blood pressure, she weighs you and writes down your symptoms. You … Read More
My Story My story actually begins with a “love story”. I was going into my Senior year of college and was in the middle of the football pre-season. Our team got the night off and at age 21 I had one thing on my mind A buddy of mine called me up with plans to go and party with the dance team girls. I of course said yes.