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The BEST thing you can do for your personal development is be consistent. With a fresh 2 minute self-improvement tip every day, you can learn ways to take action on new insights and earn tangible results in your life. But that’s the thing - it requires YOU to TAKE ACTION. It’s called ‘personal development’ for a reason! Thousands of people have said “Yes!” to realizing their potential in a practical and sustainable way… And you can too by subscribing now! Nothing changes if nothing changes.

Episode Date
How I Manifested Rescuing a Dog

After a long search, I finally found the lost dog because my external state had to match my internal reality.

Aug 12, 2020
What Are You Proud Of About Yourself?

This question is really clever - It's a a self-care practice disguised as a reflection prompt. It is so important to recognize and appreciate your own value every day!

Aug 11, 2020
How I Violated a Core Principle

I made a decision last week that violated a core principle of mine, but as with anything there's a lesson embedded within it.

Aug 10, 2020
SISD #33 - Living Your Best Life with Chalene Johnson

Fitness entrepreneur and digital marketing expert Chalene Johnson breaks down the pillars she uses in her life to be happy and successful. 

Learn more about Chalene at

Aug 09, 2020
Weekend Recap 8/3 - 8/7

Monday - Being Less Judgmental

Tuesday - "Now I Remember" Moments

Wednesday - You CAN Change Someone's Life with Adam Braun

Thursday - "Spread love everywhere you go."

Friday - It Is Enough with Chalene Johnson

Aug 08, 2020
It Is Enough with Chalene Johnson

It's healthy to have an ambition to pursue your potential, as long as you also have the balance that you accept what you have already done as enough to make you happy. Your value doesn't exist in what you're trying to do, it's within who you presently are.  This is an important point from Chalene Johnson, our next interview guest.

Aug 07, 2020
"Spread love everywhere you go."

You have SO MUCH love to give! Let it ripple and effectuate many. 

Aug 06, 2020
You CAN Change Someone's Life with Adam Braun

As small and insignificant as your contribution might seem, it makes a real difference. Adam Braun grew small acts of service into an international movement, and you can too!

Aug 05, 2020
"Now I Remember" Moments

Sometimes it seems like your memory is playing tricks on you, but it's just your natural systems kicking into gear!

Aug 04, 2020
Being Less Judgmental

Your judgment of others is born in your own insecurities. Your understanding of something else is merely a projected reflection of yourself. 

Aug 03, 2020
Weekend Recap 7/27 - 7/31

Monday - Elevate Everyone with Sarah King

Tuesday - "Masks" Spoken Word by Adam Roa

Wednesday - Garrain Jones' Wheel of Power

Thursday - "You do you."

Friday - Complex Problems Require Simple Solutions

Aug 01, 2020
Complex Problems Require Simple Solutions

Just because something is complicated and difficult to understand does not mean that the most appropriate solution is designed with complexity. In fact, a good rule of thumb is: The simpler the better.

Jul 31, 2020
"You do you."

You do you, and I'll do me.

Jul 30, 2020
Garrain Jones' Wheel of Power

Want an easy exercise that will show you what level you're living at and what you're potential is?

Jul 29, 2020
"Masks" - Spoken Word Poetry by Adam Roa

Yes, we're all wearing masks to protect ourselves from our new threat. But is that concept much different than it used to be? It's time for a new era of maskless authenticiy.

Learn more about Adam Roa at and @adam.roa on Instagram.

Jul 28, 2020
Elevate Everyone with Sarah King

Is it possible that you can satisfy your needs for meaning and fulfillment while also serving other in an impactful way? It absolutely is, and that's the win-win dynamic we should all strive for.

We'll be talking about this and more in Purpose Chats. Email to claim your spot in this free workshop!

Jul 27, 2020
SISD #32 - Embrace Your Inner Child with Garrain Jones

Garrain Jones has one of the most inspiring "rags to riches" stories I've ever heard, and he accomplished it simply through mindset. In this conversation we talk about the power of the mind, perspective, BLM and racial inequality, self-expression, and your inner child.

Recommended podcast episodes: Garrain on David Meltzer's The Playbook and Garrain on Mark Metry's Humans 2.0

Follow Garrain @garrain.jones on Instagram for more!

Jul 26, 2020
Weekend Recap 7/20 - 7/24

Monday - Exercise, Yay!

Tuesday - Pursuing Purpose

Wednesday - A Calm and Harmonizing Focus (Promotion: SKARA CBD Oils)

Thursday - “Keep looking up, that's the secret of life.” - Charlie Brown

Friday - Abundance at Rock Bottom with Garrain Jones

Jul 25, 2020
Abundance at Rock Bottom with Garrain Jones

Sometimes you need to have something taken from you to make space for what you deserve.

Jul 24, 2020
“Keep looking up, that's the secret of life.” - Charlie Brown

While I don't know if it's the secret to life, keeping your head up helps you move forward in a productive way!

Jul 23, 2020
A Calm and Harmonizing Focus (Promotion - SKARA CBD Oils)

After trying out SKARA for a few weeks I share my reflection and the benefits it offered me in my life!

Not only have the generously donated $1000 to Peace Players, but they're offering you 15% off for you when you use the promo code "peaceplayers" at checkout.

And it's not too late to donate to the Peace Players! Every dollar counts. You can learn more about the power of your donation here.

Jul 22, 2020
Pursuing Purpose

Want to learn how to discover your purpose alongside like-minded individuals? Email me at with the subject "Purpose Chats" to reserve your spot in our monthly workshop series!

Jul 21, 2020
Exercise, Yay!

If you don't love your relationship with exercise (like me) then change your perspective! You'd be surprised how quickly your perception responds.

Jul 20, 2020
Weekend Recap 7/13 - 7/17

Monday - Everything is Relative

Tuesday - Where 99% of all Human Productivity, Motivation, and Achievement is Stored

Wednesday - Less Effort, More Consistent

Thursday - Energy Goes Where Energy Flows

Friday - Never Quit. Move On

Jul 18, 2020
Never Quit. Move On

It's never okay to quit. But that's because of the way it makes you treat yourself. When the time is right, it's okay to move on. But you're the one in charge!

Jul 17, 2020
Energy Goes Where Energy Flows

You can be intentional about where you allocate your energy, and you will find that it will influence more of the same around you.

Jul 16, 2020
Less Effort, More Consistency

Inspired by Darren Hardy's Jumpstart Course, we learn that consistency is the currency of results, not intensity.

Jul 15, 2020
Where 99% of All Human Productivity, Motivation, and Achievement is Stored

Can you guess where it is? The Greatness Accelerator Program will help you access it, and all proceeds are being donated to Peace Players, a non-profit creating unity among children of different racial and religious backgrounds.

Email "GAP" to to learn more about how to donate and gain access to the program!

Jul 14, 2020
Everything is Relative

Everything is on a spectrum, and it's important to know where you exist on it so that you know how to move forward.

Jul 13, 2020
SISD #31 - Turning Crisis Into Success with Charly and Richard Jaffe

In this interview we learn about a few key ingredients we all need to have success. We talk about success both through the lens of business and life, and how we are never too young to build our legacy.

Charly and Richard co-authored the book "Turning Crisis Into Success", which is available on Amazon here:

You can also ask Charly and Richard a question directly through the forum at

Jul 12, 2020
Weekend Recap 7/6 - 7/10

Monday - Its a Strength to Change Your Mind

Tuesday - Outcome, Process, and Identity Orientation

Wednesday - Make The Pass

Thursday - Do you try new thing?

Friday - You Have Significance Today with Charly and Richard Jaffe

Jul 11, 2020
You Have Significance Today with Charly and Richard Jaffe

While it might not seem like it, your actions today have a huge impact on those around you. Your legacy isn't created at the end, it's earned every single day.

Jul 10, 2020
Do you try new things?

Whether you’re happy or not with the way your life is going today, it will continue to stay the same unless you do something different. What got you here won't get you there. And the previous associations you've had that have served you may no longer be serving you in the same way.

One of those associations I had was CBD based products, and with the generosity of SKARA in supporting Peace Players, I decided to give it a try. You can too at 15% off using the promo code "peaceplayers" at checkout on

Jul 09, 2020
Make The Pass

Making the pass is doing the unselfish thing. It's putting the team in front of yourself, and getting others involved in the game. I invite you to make the pass with me to support underserved youth. $142 gets a deserving kid into Peace Players Summer Camp where they can develop critical team-working skills, be exposed to new ideas, and benefit from the structure and guidance offered by sports.

You can donate today at And guess what? If you donate then you can receive access to the Greatness Accelerator Program for free! All you have to do is send me your confirmation email to

Let's make the pass!  

Jul 08, 2020
Outcome, Process, and Identity Orientation

It's not enough to just write down a goal. You need a plan to systematically identity what your goal is, how you'll measure your progress, and what you'll do to make progress. If you've set a goal and failed to reach it, then I encourage you to look into something I've created. It's called the Greatness Accelerator Program, and all proceeds will be donated to charity. That's abundance! You can make a difference by investing in yourself. 

Send me an email to with the subject line "Goals" to learn more about the program and the benefiting charity! Your support with this would mean the world to me.

Jul 07, 2020
Changing Your Mind is a Strength

Everyone has it wrong! Changing your mind is the ultimate display of confidence.

Jul 06, 2020
Weekend Recap 6/29 - 7/3

Monday - My Daily Mental Reset

Tuesday - Coincidences Aren't Lucky

Wednesday - The 7/38/55 Rule

Thursday - "You'll never know until you try."

Friday - Life Goes On

Jul 04, 2020
Life Goes On

Wins and losses. Trials, tribulations, and triumphs. No matter what happens life goes on.

Jul 03, 2020
"You'll never know until you try."

We associate "trying" too closely with "succeeding". When you try something, the success is in the effort of doing it, in the process, not the result.

Jul 02, 2020
The 7/38/55 Rule of Communication

7% of your communication is the words you say, 38% is the intonation and how you say it, and 55% is in your non-verbal posture and body language.

Jul 01, 2020
Coincidences Aren't Lucky

When two things happen together they "co" (together) "incide" (occur). Who ever said that process was lucky? It's more logical that they were meant to happen at the same time!

Jun 30, 2020
My Daily Mental Reset

Every morning, just like a phone or laptop or electronic that isn't working effectively, I turn my brain off. Of course I restart it, but now with a fresh and improved ability to approach ideas and problems.

Jun 29, 2020
SISD #30 - How Creators Are Wired with Jessica Carson

Have you ever noticed how creators and entrepreneurs are just a little different? They seem to live on the extremes and have a hot-cold relationship with a lot of things. In this interview, Jessica Carson dives into why that is, the underlying psychology of it, and shares a few nuggets from her new book "Wired This Way".

Buy Jessica's book:

Learn more about Jess:

Jun 28, 2020
Weekend Recap 6/22 - 6/26

Monday - Every hour, every minute, every second.

Tuesday - Everything Can Change in an Instant

Wednesday - Science vs Spirituality

Thursday - "Believe in yourself and you will be unstoppable."

Friday - Within Our Dark Is Our Light with Jessica Carson

Jun 27, 2020
Within Our Dark Is Our Light with Jessica Carson

The negative complex emotions we experience are actually the source of immense growth and potential.

Jun 26, 2020
"Believe in yourself and you will be unstoppable."

It's hard to stop a train at full speed! Pick up enough momentum and that could be you. But it's starts with believing you can.

Jun 25, 2020
Science and Spirituality with Dr. Sangeeta Sahi

In these difficult times it's natural to try to answer the uncertainty with science. But it may be a better idea to answer it with spirituality.

Jun 24, 2020
Everything Can Change in an Instant

Life happens fast. It is both weak and fragile, and strong and resilient at the same time. We must embrace the positive qualities of this in order to extract as much as we can from it.

Jun 23, 2020
Every Hour, Every Minute, Every Second

At every single moment you, everyone you know, and everyone who is alive today is taking up space.

Jun 22, 2020
Weekend Recap 6/15 - 6/19

Monday - Ask Yourself for Help with Gina B

Tuesday - Avoid Vs Resist

Wednesday - Why Groups Don't Get Along with Michael Vargas

Thursday - "It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop."

Friday - What Interests You?

Jun 20, 2020
What Interests You?

Not what you do for work, or some general answer. I want to learn something new about you. What truly interests you?

Jun 19, 2020
"It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop."

What is most important is that you keep going. Slow is even better sometimes, but you'll never go anywhere if you stop.

Jun 18, 2020
Why Groups Don't Get Along with Michael Vargas

We live in a weird world where people are forced to take sides in order to feel like they belong. But what are the actual mechanics behind that? Lead By Impact founder Michael Vargas breaks it down for us.

Jun 17, 2020
Avoid Vs Resist

What's better: To avoid the stimulus, or to resist the urge?

Jun 16, 2020
Ask Yourself For Help with Gina B

When a friend has a problem you hold space. Why do you do different for yourself?

Jun 15, 2020
Weekend Recap 6/8 - 6/12

Monday - 51 Pushups

Tuesday - Collective Success

Wednesday -  FAITH - Fully Attainable In The Heart

Thursday - Positive Thinking Only?

Friday - Self Development Books

Jun 13, 2020
Self Development Books?

Are they worth it? It's a matter of opinion. I find value in them, and there's no one better at packaging the content in a powerful way than Book Thinkers!

Jun 12, 2020
Positive Thinking Only?

Sometimes you don't need constructive criticism, you just need unwavering support. A great qualifying question before sharing feedback is "Positive thinking only?"

Jun 11, 2020
Faith - Fully Attainable in the Heart

Faith is having radical obedience to your journey and the direction of the heart.

Jun 10, 2020
Collective Success

We are just about the same as everyone, which means that we live inside of everyone. We should be treating each other and rooting for each other like we're rooting for ourselves!

Jun 09, 2020
51 Pushups

There is no replacement for consistent hard work. And how else would you do 246,375 pushups?

Jun 08, 2020
SISD #29 - The Energetic Cycle of Life with Dr. Saamdu Chetri

Dr. Saamdu Chetri helped establish Gross National Happiness in Bhutan, a governing code that prioritizes the wellbeing of citizens over GDP. His enlightened message about being interconnected with nature and others is a refreshing perspective.

Jun 07, 2020
Weekend Recap 6/1 - 6/4

Monday - Getting Warmer

Tuesday - Fault vs Responsibility

Wednesday - Having Self-Awareness

Thursday - Having Self Awareness Part 2

Friday - Mindfulness is the Secret to Happiness

Jun 06, 2020
Mindfulness is the Secret to Happiness with Dr. Saamdu Chetri

Presence and receptiveness to what is immediately around you holds your happiness. 

Jun 05, 2020
Having Self-Awareness Part 2

Self-awareness as it pertains to white privilege and the opportunities and systems in place to present opportunities.

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Jun 04, 2020
Having Self-Awareness

Self-awareness isn't just about knowing what you're good at, where you come from, and all of that. It's also about being able to evaluate yourself and accept those realities without judgment.

Jun 03, 2020
Fault Vs Responsibility

So much in life is about how you approach it.

Jun 02, 2020
Getting Warmer...

Every thing you do is a step toward your goal. You're getting warmer!

Jun 01, 2020
Weekend Recap 5/25 - 5/29

Monday - Treat Everyone Like You Have Something To Learn

Tuesday - Experiment With Your Morning Routine

Wednesday - It Might Not Be A Good Fit

Thursday - "Be the change you wish to see in the world."

Friday - An Observation About Pigeons and People

May 30, 2020
An Observation About Pigeons and People

From years of evolution we have developed "knee-jerk" reactions to best respond to our environment. Well now that environment has changed, so what should we do about those default reactions?

May 29, 2020
"Be the change you wish to see in the world." -Gandhi

Before we can do, we must be. Things cannot be fixed at the level of consciousness in which they were created.

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May 28, 2020
It Might Not Be A Good Fit

One of the hardest things for us to do is have the awareness to know that something is out of integrity, and then take action on changing it. But the truth is, it might not be a good fit. 

May 27, 2020
Experiment With Your Morning Routine

It's always important to see how new additions or ideas might affect you. I encourage you to experiment and give some new things a go!

May 26, 2020
Treat Everyone Like You Have Something To Learn From Them

We will never know everything in the world. And even less, we will never know everything someone else knows. Treat every moment as a learning opportunity.

May 25, 2020
SISD #28 - The Everyday Philanthropist with Dan Pallotta

Dan Pallotta has disrupted the non-profit sector because of one simple premise - He dared to dream big. Not only that, but he encouraged non-profits to dream big as well and get the support they deserve.

It is very difficult to understand the non-profit world at first glance, but Dan has done an excellent job helping people know how to evaluate and support different charities. He recently released a book called "The Everyday Philanthropist" that details everything you need to know about your own charitable habits, and how they interact with non-profits.

Dan is probably best known for his record setting Ted Talk "The way we think about charity is dead wrong". If you're interested in learning more about helping others through philanthropy, I highly suggest you check out Dan's work.

May 24, 2020
Weekend Recap 5/18 - 5/22

Monday - Wherever you go, there you are.

Tuesday - Stay Calm, Stay Centered

Wednesday - Dream Big with Dan Pallotta

Thursday - "You are nothing special."

Friday - The Caged, Comfortable, and Charged Life

May 23, 2020
A Caged, Comfortable, and Charged Life

According to Brendon Burchard, there are 3 types of life and you can have any of them. What will you settle for?

May 22, 2020
"You are nothing special."

Now let me finish... while you are nothing special, that's the best part. It's because everything can do anything, and you are nothing special in that you can do anything too!

May 21, 2020
Dream Big with Dan Pallotta

"I think what's really silly is for grown men and women to squander this tiny, tiny little bit of time we have here on Earth to make a difference on anything less than the most daring breathtaking dream we're able to dream." - Dan Pallotta

May 20, 2020
Stay Calm, Stay Centered. Sharing David Meltzer's Story

We all have a lesson to learn here - don't let your emotional state prevent you from taking the action you know is beset!

May 19, 2020
"Wherever you go, there you are."

I don't mean this physically, I mean this emotionally. You always have your own back. You're never truly alone!

May 18, 2020
Weekend Recap 5/11 - 5/15

Monday - Steps To Being Courageous

Tuesday - 20 Seconds of Courage

Wednesday - What is your purpose?

Thursday - "Be kind. Life is a mirror."

Friday - PSA About Domestic Violence

May 16, 2020
A PSA From Paul Carrick Brunson

Rates of domestic violence have spiked since the quarantine has started, and Paul Brunson identified 3 ways to be there for someone in need - Be empathetic, don't judge, and have a code word.

May 15, 2020
"Be kind. Life is a mirror."

What you see around you in your life is merely a product of the way you see yourself.

May 14, 2020
What Is Your Purpose?

If only we knew... well actually, we can find out! Hang around to the end of the episode to discover a really unique opportunity.

May 13, 2020
20 Seconds of Courage

You don't need to make any kind of permanent shift, you just need to act decisively in a courageous way for 20 seconds.

May 12, 2020
The Steps to Being Courageous

Courage is taking action in the face of fear. And there's a predictable three-step process to creating courage.

May 11, 2020
SISD #27 - How To Make Your Dreams Come True with Shane Sams

Flipped Lifestyle’s Shane Sams was living a normal life until he went through some major family hardship. He then decided to take control of his life and income by realizing his dream. Shane has since gone on to help thousands of people do the same, but his reasons never changed - it has always been about the freedom and empowerment of online entrepreneurship.

Learn more about Shane and his work at

Listen to his and his wife Jocelyn’s podcast “The Flipped Lifestyle Podcast”

May 09, 2020
Weekend Recap 5/4 - 5/8

Monday - Competing Vs Dominating

Tuesday - Deal With the Real with Matt Zinman

Wednesday - Give Someone Two Options

Thursday - “Like a dream, that don’t come true. Something better will come to you.”

Friday - Run From the Catalyst, Run Toward the Dream with Shane Sams

May 08, 2020
Run From the Catalyst, Run Toward the Dream with Shane Sams

In order to sustain motivation you need to know what you're trying to run from, the catalyst. In order to know  how to do what you want to do next, you need the dream.

May 07, 2020
"Like a dream that don't come true, something better will come to you."

It's within our own linear thinking where we try to reason what's "meant" to happen to us. But we aren't capable of accessing the larger plan. We must trust the process!

May 07, 2020
Give Someone Two Options

This is a classic sales tip. No options and they can't take action. One option and they have no agency. Too many options and they get decision fatigue. 2 options is just right!

May 06, 2020
Deal With the Real Feat. Matt Zinman

The fact that you survived your past experiences indicates that you have what it takes to keep moving forward. This thought featured by the eloquent Matt Zinman, more information about Matt can be found at

May 05, 2020
Competing Vs Dominating

When you compete it means that you evaluate your progress relative to others. When you dominate you blaze your own trail. But what's the tradeoff there?

May 04, 2020
Weekend Recap 4/27 - 5/1

Monday - Beliefs and Perspectives

Tuesday - Nobody's Prefect

Wednesday - Parkinson's Law

Thursday - "If at first you don't succeed..."

Friday - Awareness Gives us Choice with John Assaraf

May 02, 2020
Awareness Gives Us Choice with John Assaraf

We need to understand the difference between the internal and the external. Our external awareness informs our ability to make internal choices.

May 01, 2020
"If at first you don't succeed..."

Can you finish the quote? I bet you can't...

Apr 30, 2020
Parkinson's Law

Work will expand to take up the time allotted to do it.

Apr 29, 2020
Nobody's Prefect

In fact, perfection isn't even what we should strive for. Perfection is limiting... we should all strive to be adaptable!

Apr 28, 2020
Understanding Beliefs and Perspectives

We grow up exposed to certain ways of thinking and adopt them as our own. When we realize there is bias in it we open up our own awareness to how we believe things to be.

Apr 27, 2020
SISD #26 - Being Human with Dr. Sangeeta Sahi

Dr. Sangeeta Sahi MD, MBA is well-versed in a variety of different teachings and philosophies from across the world. In her travels and experiences, she has discovered that we all as humans share many of the same things. She believes that It's through connectedness and interdependence we can evolve as a species, and Dr. Sahi is dedicated to finding ways for us to support each other and create an improved human experience as a collective.

You can learn more about Dr. Sahi at

Apr 26, 2020
Weekend Recap 4/20 - 4/24

Monday - How To Stop Spending So Much Time on Social Media

Tuesday - What's the One Constant in All of Your Relationships?

Wednesday - Replenishing the Heart with Cordelia Gaffar

Thursday - "Be nice to yourself, always."

Friday - Unconscious Living with Dr. Sangeeta Sahi

Apr 25, 2020
Waking Up to Conscious Living with Dr. Sangeeta Sahi

The quarantine has pulled us from our default scripts and unconscious habits, and has brought an awareness to our existence that we didn't acknowledge before. This is conscious living. 

Apr 24, 2020
"Be nice to yourself, always."

We default to being our own toughest critic, when in reality we should all be our own biggest fan. Be nicer to yourself!

Apr 23, 2020
3 Steps to Replenish Your Heart with Cordelia Gaffar

Renewing to your authentic self involves 3 steps: Release, restructure, and refresh. Learn more about it and Cordelia here.

Apr 22, 2020
The One Constant In All of Your Relationships

Are you ready for the answer? It's you. Every relationship that YOU are in involved YOU. So if there's something that could be better in your relationships with people, food, money, anything... start fixing yourself!

Apr 21, 2020
How to Stop Spending Too Much Time on Social Media

Now this is a real social media productivity hack... all you have to do is move your social media app icons to somewhere else in your phone. 

Apr 20, 2020
Weekend Recap 4/13 - 4/17

Monday - Is Procrastination All That Bad?

Tuesday - Fights Vs Arguments

Wednesday - You Can Pretend to Care But You Can't Pretend to Show Up

Thursday - "Everything comes to you at the right moment."

Friday - Life as a Practice

Apr 18, 2020
Life As a Practice

Our environment and the way we interact with it changes on a moment to moment basis. We must always pursue more education and understanding in order to meet those ever-changing demands.

Apr 17, 2020
"Everything comes to you at the right moment."

Given the circumstances, it's more important than ever to have faith in the process. Especially when it's most difficult!

Apr 16, 2020
You Can Pretend To Care But You Can't Pretend To Show Up

Saying something and doing something are two ENTIRELY different things. You can kid others but you can't kid yourself.

Apr 15, 2020
Fights Vs Arguments

Fight are about winning. Arguments are about winning over... It's a subtle difference but it's everything.

Apr 14, 2020
Is Procrastination All That Bad?

What if I told you we've been labeling it wrong. There are two types of procrastination - destructive procrastination (what we typically think of) and constructive procrastination.

Apr 13, 2020
SISD #25 - Science of People with Vanessa Van Edwards

Vanessa Van Edwards is a leading behavioral investigator. Her work through her company Science of People has brought to light many important findings that have furthered our understanding of human nature.  She recently launched a conversation starter app, that you can find at

Also referenced is Vanessa's incredible book "Captivate", available at all major online retailers.

Apr 12, 2020
Weekend Recap 4/6 - 4/10

Monday - Exercising the Mind

Tuesday - How Lisa Bilyeu Overcomes Fear

Wednesday - It's not the Human, It's the Virus

Thursday - "Your next chapter is going to be amazing."

Friday - There is No One "Best" Personality Type with Vanessa Van Edwards

Apr 11, 2020
There's no Such Thing as a "Best" Personality Type

There isn't one way we should be. We need to embrace our differences - it's required to make the best team!

Apr 10, 2020
"Your next chapter is going to be amazing."

Take this time to gain clarity and invest in yourself. The future is still to be written1

Apr 09, 2020
It's Not The Human, It's The Virus

With social distancing protocols we're told to avoid people. Physically, absolutely, but a wave from across the street does no harm. Continue to treat humans like humans while avoiding the virus.

Apr 08, 2020
How Lisa Bilyeu Overcomes Fear

The strong and graceful Lisa Bilyeu has overcome a lot of fear in her life to take steps forward toward her goals. For her, it's all about remembering the larger goal, and thinking through the worst case scenario.  

Apr 07, 2020
Exercising the Mind

As the great White Goodman said in the movie Dodgeball - "I like to break a mental sweat too". The process isn't that different from a physical workout, it requires being pushed beyond a comfortable capacity.

Apr 06, 2020
Recap 3/30 - 4/3

Monday - "The universe has this amazing way of giving back to those who serve first."

Tuesday - Question Your Own Efficiency

Wednesday - Speaking Life Language

Thursday - Tom Alaimo's Positivity Challenge (

Friday - "A Message From Death" with Adam Roa

Apr 04, 2020
"A Message From Death" by Adam Roa

What an honor this is. Today I get to share an original poem by the brilliant Adam Roa. It's about cyclical nature of matter and how everything, putting death in a new "welcoming" perspective.

Adam recently has founded a group called The CREATE Community, the Collective Renaissance of Education, Art, Transformation, and Entertainment. Follow Adam on Instagram @adam.roa

Apr 03, 2020
A Little Positivity Goes A Long Way

We need more positivity. And Tom Alaimo, the host of Millennial Momentum, has started a positivity challenge. For every positive story or note he receives, Tom is donating a dollar to charity. Submit your positive message to, or to me at and I can forward it along! 

You can find out more Tom's initiative here.

Apr 02, 2020
Speaking Life Language

This thought was shared in Radha Agrawal's book "Belong". To have more transparent questions we need to ask 3 things - Where am I in life, where am I right now, and where am I with you?

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Apr 01, 2020
Always Question Your Efficiency

It's good when things are good. But don't let that fool you that there isn't a better way. Always question your efficiency to find micro-ways to optimize.

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Mar 31, 2020
"The universe has this amazing way of giving back to those who serve first."

Discovered in a line in the book "Superfans" but Pat Flynn, this quote has changed my life. Always be of service. Greatness is not what we have, it's what we give.

Mar 30, 2020
SISD #24 - Building Intentional Community with Radha Agrawal

This interview features the founder of Daybreaker, Radha Agrawal. She lives her life with the intention to connect with and amplify those around her, cultivating a sense of belonging and community.

Sign up for Radha's next event, Daybreaker Live here.

Mar 29, 2020
Weekend Recap 3/23-3/27

Monday - Consistencies of a Leader

Tuesday - Getting Into A New Routine (with Quarantine)

Wednesday - Everything Will Be Okay

Thursday - Be Naive

Friday - Dance Is The Best Medicine with Radha Agrawal

Mar 28, 2020
Dance Is The Best Medicine with Radha Agrawal

And I bet you thought it was laughter...  Seriously though Radha Agrawal, the founder of the daytime dance event Daybreaker, is part of some cutting edge research that is demonstrating the physiological benefits of dance. 

Mar 27, 2020
Be Naive

This tip features the song "Naive" by Andy Grammer. It's about seeing the best in everything, without being irresponsible.

Mar 26, 2020
Everything Will Be Okay

We have overcome everything we've ever been presented. Who's to say. this is any different?

Mar 25, 2020
Getting Into a New Routine (During Quarantine)

We must accept that our lives are different. Our normal triggers and timing are no longer reliable. In order to take proper steps of action, we need to build the right way - by scheduling our priorities.

Mar 24, 2020
Universal Consistencies of a Good Leader

In my opinion, there are two things good leaders share - Empathy and humility.

A great leader (Alex Sheen of "Because I Said I Would" has the humility to ask for help. His video requesting donations can be found here.

Mar 23, 2020
Weekend Recap 3/16 - 3/20

Monday - Mean Girls and Soul Sisters

Tuesday - Grateful To Have Jammed My Finger

Wednesday - When Things Get Easy, Go Get Better

Thursday - "You are not a drop in the ocean, you are the ocean in a drop."

Friday - We Have Magical Intuition

Mar 21, 2020
We Have Magical Intuition

So I ran an experiment on myself and found something novel. Our bodies process everything around us and we are have more information to work with than we know!

Mar 20, 2020
"You are not a drop in the ocean, you are the ocean in a drop."

We contain the world within us. We are each individually abundant with opportunity and potential. 

Mar 19, 2020
When Things Get Easy, Go Get Better

If you're comfortable then you're not growing. In the areas that you want to develop to their fullest, you need to refuse comfort and always push the boundary.

Mar 18, 2020
I'm Grateful I Jammed My Finger

It's kind of a funny story, but I tried to be grateful for jamming my finger... and it worked!

Mar 17, 2020
The Mean Girls and the Soul Sisters

You can focus on perfectionism, comparison and judgment... or inspiration, gratitude and curiosity. Pick a side, are you a mean girl or a soul sister?

Mar 16, 2020
SISD #23 - Reality as a Biochemical Equation with Mark Metry

This interview is featuring the host of one of my favorite podcasts, Mark Metry of Humans 2.0. Mark just released his first book about overcoming social anxiety, creating the blueprint so many people could have used growing up.

If you are interested to learn more, you can grab a copy on Amazon at

Mar 15, 2020
Weekend Recap 3/9 - 3/13

Have a great weekend! Here is the link to the Greatness Accelerator Program.

Monday - It Is Not A Race

Tuesday - Pursuing YOUR Dreams with Jasmine Star

Wednesday - Your Choices Today Radically Change the Future

Thursday - “Difficulties in your life do not come to destroy you, but to help you realize your hidden potential and power.”

Friday - The Mind Body Dietary Connection with Mark Metry

Mar 14, 2020
The Mind-Body Dietary Connection with Mark Metry

Our body acts as a cohesive system in more ways than are immediately realized. Take care of one, take care of the whole. Neglect one, neglect the whole.

Mar 13, 2020
“Difficulties in your life do not come to destroy you, but to help you realize your hidden potential and power.”

Everything in life has a purpose that contributes to your ultimate self-actualization. You can't always see it in the moment, but it's there preparing you for your destiny!

Mar 12, 2020
Your Choices Today Radically Change The Future

“When people talk about traveling to the past, they worry about radically changing the present by doing something small. But barely anyone in the present really thinks that they can radically change the future by doing something small.”

You have the choice today to invest in your future by participating in the Greatness Accelerator Program:

Mar 11, 2020
Pursuing YOUR Dreams with Jasmine Star

A week ago today I had the privilege of seeing Jasmine Star speak live. She is living proof that you can do anything you set your mind to. Even in the face of disapproval from loved ones, we ultimately need to trust our gut.

Mar 10, 2020
It Is Not A Race

Sharing a piece of advice I got often as a child from my mom - It is not a race. While the "race" has changed the concept remains the same, everyone has their own pace.

Mar 09, 2020
SISD #22 - Promises Made and Kept with Alex Sheen

Alex Sheen is the founder of the non-profit "Because I Said I Would", where he has created a culture of strong accountability and character development opportunities for at-risk youth. In this interview we dive into the power of making commitments, the pitfalls many people experience in their promises, and what the charity stands for overall.

To find out more about Alex and his organization, visit

Mar 08, 2020
Weekend Recap 3/2 - 3/6

Monday - A Story About Finding Your Light with David Meltzer

Tuesday - Block Off Half An Hour 3x to do Nothing

Wednesday - Implementing Stewardship Delegation

Thursday - "If you summon the courage to do what others won't, you will have in life what others don't."

Friday - Make Promises Only When You Mean It with Alex Sheen

Mar 07, 2020
Make Promises Only When You Mean It with Alex Sheen

Alex Sheen is the founder of the non-profit "Because I Said I Would", a charity dedicated to promises made and kept.  He argues that we make promises too easy simply by committing to things we can't fulfill.

Mar 06, 2020
"When you summon the courage to do what others won't, you will have in life what others don't."

If you follow the crowd I can guarantee that you will go where everyone else is going... But that's not you. You have the courage within you to take action on the things you know will serve you.

Take that next step with the Greatness Accelerator Program. Create the change you want to see in 90 days.

Mar 05, 2020
Implementing Stewardship Delegation

Stewardship delegation requires trust. You must be confident that someone else will meet expectations in output without influencing their methods. When done right, it is an extremely effective form of management.

Mar 04, 2020
Block Out 30 Minutes 3 Times a Day

As mentioned in a conversation I had with the author of "Youpreneur", Chris Ducker,  we learned about the value of blocking out time for yourself!

Mar 03, 2020
A Story About Finding Your Light with David Meltzer

We’ve been trained to search for answers where we in plain sight, because that's where it's comfortable. We hardly even consider the idea that our answer can be found where we can’t see.

Mar 02, 2020
Weekend Recap 2/24 - 2/28

Monday - Do you want more people to like you?

Tuesday - Criticism Comes with a Territory Feat. JLD

Wednesday - Impossible? No. I'm Possible

Thursday - “Your value doesn’t decrease based on someone else’s inability to see your worth.”

Friday - Be willing to Receive

Feb 29, 2020
Be Willing To Receive

Receiving is just as important as giving. Don't believe me? Have a listen why.

Feb 28, 2020
"Your value doesn't decrease based on someone else's inability to see your work."

Value is subjective, and no one knows the value you offer like you!

Feb 27, 2020
Impossible? No. I'm Possible.

A small change in cadence can have a massive effect on your mindset. There's no space for limiting beliefs, you already have everything you need.

Feb 26, 2020
Criticism Comes With A Territory with John Lee Dumas

You can hide from the world and avoid negative feedback, but that means you are also hiding from yourself. Share your truth and express the authentic you. Your opinion of you is the only one that matters.

Feb 25, 2020
Do You Want More People To Like You?

There's a simple solution to getting more people to like you - Like them first!

Feb 24, 2020
SISD #21 - Limitless with Gavin Dantez

Gavin Dantez is a successful e-commerce entrepreneur who has earned his way to the top. Through books, courses, and conversations, Gavin has mastered human psychology. In this pursuit, Gavin concluded that we have been limited our entire lives by conventional ways of learning and thinking. But limited no more, Gavin has identified ways to reject the norms we've been taught and step into a fuller cognitive capability. In this interview, we cover all of this and more.

Gavin's course, the Limitless Masterclass, is the blueprint to pursuing your mind's potential, and it's being offered 50% off to listeners of this podcast! Visit the website and secure your discount with the promo code "SID".

Feb 23, 2020
Weekend Recap 2/17 - 2/21

Monday - Random Acts of Kindness Day

Tuesday - Say Thank You

Wednesday - The Hierarchy of Information with Gavin Dantez

Thursday - What's in your cup?

Friday - The NUT Formula 

Feb 22, 2020
The NUT Formula For Relating With Emotional People

Created and perfected by Vanessa Van Edwards:

N - Name the emotion.

U - Understand the nature of the emotion and validate the source.

T - Transition the to a new topic.

Feb 21, 2020
What's In Your Cup?

If you have a coffee cup and someone bumps you, causing you to spill, what comes out? Well we'd assume it's coffee, but it actually depends on what you fill it with!

Feb 20, 2020
The Hierarchy of Information with Gavin Dantez

Data -> Information -> Knowledge -> Understanding -> Wisdom.

Feb 19, 2020
Say "Thank You" Morning and Night

Want to incorporate a habit that will change your life overnight? It's a tip from David Meltzer - Say "thank you" morning and night.

Feb 18, 2020
Do A Random Act Of Kindness

Today, February 17th 2020, is Random Acts of Kindness Day. Facilitate love and compassion by doing something for someone else, just because!

Feb 17, 2020
Weekend Recap 2/10 - 2/14

Monday - Good Idea Is Not A Good Opportunity

Tuesday - Give Love For No Reason

Wednesday - "I'll Start Tomorrow" with Sarah Speers

Thursday - "Why fit in when you were born to stand out?"

Friday - You Are Too Close To See The Truth

Feb 15, 2020
You Are Too Close To See The Truth

Perspective is an amazing gift, but it's also important to recognize its limitations. If you're struggling to solve something, take a step back and ask for a new opinion. You might know too much to be able to adequately solve it.

Feb 14, 2020
"Why fit in when you were born to stand out?"

If you do average things you're going to get average results. Nobody wants to settle for that. Be your authentic self and shine!

Feb 13, 2020
"I'll Start Tomorrow" Rationalization with Sarah Speers

We've all said it before... "I'll start tomorrow".  For some reason it is so easy to find motivation for the future but so difficult to find it for the present. Let's uproot the cycle and attack it at its core!

Feb 12, 2020
Give Love For No Reason

No matter what it is, when you give you receive 10x!

Feb 11, 2020
A Good Idea Is Not A Good Opportunity

We all have a ton of good ideas. But if they're such good ideas why do they fail? It's because either they lack the firepower necessary to succeed, or because they weren't started in the first place.

Feb 10, 2020
SISD #20 - The 5 Bodies of Health with Sarah Speers

In today's interview, Sarah reflects on her history of disordered eating, relates it to our habits and rationalization strategies, and goes into detail on the 5 bodies of health! To learn more about how you can optimize your relationship with your health, take Sarah's "5 Bodies of Health" quiz at

Other links: Premier Fitness Camp, Instagram @Sarah_speers.

Feb 09, 2020
Weekend Recap 2/3 - 2/7

Monday - How To Be an Overnight Success

Tuesday - Small Positive Acts Matter

Wednesday - A Message from Kobe Bryant

Thursday - “You are so much more than you are going through.”

Friday - Managing Expectations at Work

Feb 08, 2020
Managing Expectations at Work

When you already have too much on your plate, and something more is added on, what do you do? Try this line - "I am happy to do this, what does this take priority over?" It totally shifts the energy.

Feb 07, 2020
"You are so much more than you are going through."

Let me ask you this... has life ever beaten you? Well you're here today aren't you? You will always be more than you're going through.

Feb 06, 2020
A Message from Kobe Bryant

Remembering an incredible competitor. Kobe's legacy lives on.

Feb 05, 2020
Small Positive Acts Matter

The little things really do matter. The small shifts you can cause within others have large downstream effects.

Feb 04, 2020
How To Become An Overnight Success

You want to know the secret? There is no secret! Imperceptible micro-successes generate large public success. Trust the process and you'll make progress!

Feb 03, 2020
Weekend Recap 1/27 - 1/31

Monday: You can't lose if you reach out

Tuesday: The Case Kenny 30 Second Rule

Wednesday: Speed to Market

Thursday: "Don't ruin a good today by thinking about a bad yesterday"

Friday: The Deathbed Gut Check with Kate Manser

Feb 01, 2020
The Deathbed Gut Check with Kate Manser

Life is fragile, and death is real. And as Kate Manser explains, there is no living without the possibility of death. We can live more authentic lives by being realistic about the possibility of death.

Kate's soon-to-release book "You Might Die Tomorrow" can be found here:

Jan 31, 2020
"Don't ruin a good today by thinking about a bad yesterday."

Take the time to learn the lesson, but don't let the emotion linger.

Jan 30, 2020
Speed To Market

I share a story from Heather Monahan, and how she got what she wanted by being first to bend the rules.

Jan 29, 2020
The Case Kenny 30 Second Rule

Ever get a feeling of doubt or fear when you know you want to take action? Case Kenny argues you should lean into that uncertainty and grow into it!

Jan 28, 2020
You Can't Lose If You Reach Out

If you make an effort to build a new relationship, there are two options - Either you successfully start building that relationship, or you're in the same place as you started. What do you have to lose?

Jan 27, 2020
SISD #19 - Mindset Through Experiences with Case Kenny

As the founder of and the host of the Top 100 podcast "New Mindset, Who Dis?", Case Kenny is extremely experienced in the self-development world. Case recently announced that he released his New Mindset Journal, which is now available for pre-order. Get your own copy and benefit from the well-constructed self-awareness and perspective adding exercises.

Jan 26, 2020
Weekend Recap 1/20 - 1/24

Monday - The Devil We Know And The Devil We Don't

Tuesday - My Lesson on Setting Deadlines

Wednesday - Preparing for Disagreements with Jay Shetty

Thursday - "It's amazing what happens when you're ready to try."

Friday - You Can't Change The Fruit Without Changing The Root

Jan 25, 2020
You Can't Change The Fruit Without Changing The Root

You can't expect old habits to create new outcomes. That's exactly what the Greatness Accountability Program is set out to address. Learn more about it at

Jan 24, 2020
"It's amazing what happens when you're ready to try."

The opportunity for success comes with the opportunity to fail. Open your eyes to the possibilities and put your doubts aside.

Jan 23, 2020
Preparing For Disagreements with Jay Shetty

Preparing for disagreements in advance facilitates best-case resolutions in the moment. Presented by the wise Jay Shetty.

Jan 22, 2020
My Lesson On Setting Deadlines

In this episode I reflect on how a commitment I made with a friend helped me to take action sooner than I otherwise would have.

Jan 21, 2020
The Devil You Know Or The Devil You Don't

We often choose to endure a consistent, predictable discomfort over a new and unique discomfort. But I feel like that is limiting - How can we overcome that preference? 

Jan 20, 2020
Weekend Recap 1/13 - 1/17

Monday - Responding to My Big Mistake

Tuesday - Conscious Leaders Are Like The Sun with Eric Kaufmann

Wednesday - Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs Explained

Thursday - "Motivate yourself to become better everyday."

Friday - Life Is Hard

Jan 18, 2020
Life Is Hard

Life is hard and it's okay to feel that way. But remember that your life and its challenges are relative to you.

Jan 17, 2020
"Motivate yourself to be better everyday."

Motivation is: “the reason one has for acting or behaving in a particular way.” Figure out what matters to you,  why it matters, and you'll never be searching for motivation again.

If you feel compelled to gain clarity on your purpose, and become more disciplined in the areas that matter, email me at

Jan 16, 2020
Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs Explained

Those needs are: Physiological, Safety, Love, Esteem, Self-Actualization.

Jan 15, 2020
Conscious Leaders Are Like The Sun with Eric Kaufmann

There are three types of leaders whose properties mimic those of three celestial bodies - the sun, the moon, and a black hole.

Jan 14, 2020
Responding To My Big Mistake

You live and you learn. While I may have missed a big opportunity to add more people to our community, I am proud to share the lesson I learned about decision making in an emotional state, and relying on others to help you find clarity.

Jan 13, 2020
SISD #18 - Conscious Leadership with Eric Kaufmann

Conscious Leaders abide by the triple bottom line: Profit, people and planet. Today's guest is Eric Kaufmann, the founder of Sagatica and a pioneering figure who is introducing socially conscious practices to big corporations.


Book: "The 4 Virtues of a Leader"

The Conscious Leadership Guild

Sagatica Wisdom YouTube Channel

Jan 12, 2020
Weekend Recap 1/6 - 1/10

Monday - P/PC Balance

Tuesday - Like Like a Child

Wednesday - Treat Yourself Like Someone You Love

Thursday - "Make your happiness a priority."

Friday - Understanding Ego with Eric Kaufmann

Jan 11, 2020
Understanding Ego with Eric Kaufmann

As a prominent figure in the Conscious Leadership space, Eric Kaufmann shares how important it is to gain clarity on our ego so that we can not let it control us.

Jan 10, 2020
"Make your happiness a priority."

Your happiness is about YOU. I understand that there are real priorities in life - kids, family, bills, health. And sometimes offering support in those areas comes at the expense of your own happiness. But the truth is, you won't be able to offer yourself fully and effectively in those areas until you take care of yourself. Make your happiness a priority!

Jan 09, 2020
"Make your happiness a priority."

Your happiness is about YOU. I understand that there are real priorities in life - kids, family, bills, health. And sometimes offering support in those areas comes at the expense of your own happiness. But the truth is, you won't be able to offer yourself fully and effectively in those areas until you take care of yourself.  Make your happiness a priority!

Jan 09, 2020
Treat Yourself Like Someone You Love

Today's tip is inspired by a spoken-word piece written and performed by Adam Roa. It starts off talking about how society negatively shapes our reality to leverage monetary gain, and then goes into how we can go about seeking the truth.

Jan 08, 2020
Live Life Like A Child

After observing my nephew over the holidays, I was reminded what it's like to be a child.  Love with all your heart, be present in the moment, and treat people as you want to without fear or social conditioning. I encourage you to incorporate some of the same.

Jan 07, 2020
Production and Production Capability

Featured in "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People", the PPC balance is all about generating sustainable results. Do the outcomes meet an acceptable standard, and can they be readily reproduced?

Jan 06, 2020
Weekend Recap 12/30 - 1/3

Monday - How Are You Smart?

Tuesday - Find Your Reasons Before Setting Goals

Wednesday - Wins of the Year!

Thursday - "Don't put energy into what you don't want."

Friday - Helping Vs Supporting

Jan 04, 2020
Helping Vs Supporting

Is there a difference between helping someone, and supporting someone? Have a listen to hear my take!

Jan 03, 2020
"Stop giving energy to the things you don't want."

Happiness is part of an equation. It's not exclusively about how much positivity you have adding to your life, but also how much negativity is pulling from your life. It's human nature, but we need to be intentional about not giving energy to things we don't want.

Jan 02, 2020
Wins Of The Year!

Before kissing 2019 goodbye and moving on to the next decade of your life, think back about the 3 things that standout from 2019. What are you wins of the year?

Jan 01, 2020
Find Your Reasons Before Setting Your Goals

A strong 'why' can overcome any 'how'. With your New Years Resolutions, pick goals that are sustainable and rooted in something you truly believe in. 

Dec 31, 2019
How You Are Smart

We've been conditioned to measure people upon common criteria - "How smart are you?" Instead, let's celebrate everyone's unique talents and learn more about "How you are smart."

Dec 30, 2019
SISD #17 - The Mindset of a High Performer with Brian Mazza

Brian Mazza is redefining what it means to be a high-performer. He's most known for his performance in the health and wellness space, but his high-performance practice spreads into every aspect of his life.

Learn more about Brian on his Instagram ( and his branded Instagram for High Performance Lifestyle Training (

Dec 29, 2019
Weekend Recap 12/23 - 12/27

Monday - Do Not Skip a Step

Tuesday - Consistency Builds Momentum with Brad Hart

Wednesday - The Christmas Spirit

Thursday - "Just because your path is different doesn't mean you're lost."

Friday - Nothing Changes If Nothing Changes with Brian Mazza

Dec 28, 2019
Nothing Changes If Nothing Changes with Brian Mazza

As the founder of High Performance Lifestyle Training, Brian Mazza has adopted this quote as his own because of the recognition he had about the way he was living his life. Each one of us is responsible for the state of our lives, and if we don't like something it's up to us to change it!

Brian Mazza IG:

Dec 27, 2019
"Just because your path is different doesn't mean you're lost."

We all have our own journey. Trust that yours brings you exactly where you're meant to be.

Dec 26, 2019
The Spirit of Christmas

Whether you celebrate Christmas or not, the Holiday has an important influence on this time of year. If encourages gratitude, collectiveness, cheer, and reflection.

Dec 25, 2019
Consistency Builds Momentum with Brad Hart

Progress grows with time into a strong momentum. But if you don't allow that momentum to continue, it can zero out and leave you back at the beginning. That's why discipline is so important!

Click to learn more about Brad and his "Eight Minute Mastermind" Podcast!

Dec 24, 2019
Don't Skip a Step

It's tempting to prioritize short term "efficiency" and do cut corners, but you are doing yourself a disservice with significant consequences. Take your time and do it right the first time, and benefit from it in the long run.

Dec 23, 2019
Recap 12/16 - 12/20

Have an awesome weekend!

Dec 21, 2019
The Difference is Larger at the Top

Using the Richter Scale as a template, we can see how advancing in level is more difficult as you approach elite. 

Dec 20, 2019
"Every day is a fresh start."

What a blessing we have another day! Let's make the most of this new opportunity, prime ourselves with positivity and abundance, and live the life we want to live!

Dec 19, 2019
Are You Creating Confidence Or Chipping Away At It with Heather Monahan

Confidence is dynamic, and every decision you make either adds to it or takes away from it.

Watch Heather's TedX Talk!

Dec 18, 2019
Controlling Our Internal Messaging

Just like a smile can induce the release of neurotransmitters that improve our mood, the words we use affect the way our brain responds to certain stimuli. By getting really intentional with our internal messaging we can prime our body for optimum performance.

Dec 17, 2019
What is the Next Right Move? with Oprah Winfrey

As worldwide and all-encompassing as Oprah's success has been, she stays grounded to one simple tactic - Make the right decision in the moment and trust that the process will guide you where you're meant to go.

Dec 16, 2019
SISD #16 - Creating the Confidence to Bet On Yourself with Heather Monahan

Heather Monahan reinvented herself from a corporate executive to a thought-leading keynote speaker. In this interview we talk about Heather's past, how being a mother has helped her understand confidence, and we touch on her recently released TedX Talk.

Watch Heather's TedX:

Listen to her podcast "Creating Confidence with Heather Monahan" -

Dec 15, 2019
Recap 12/9 - 12/13
Dec 14, 2019
Be, Do, Give with the Greatness Collective

Be, Do, Give. The 3 pillars to a meaningful life. It's about realizing your potential, by taking action, and serving others.  Get more out of your life by joining the DO GREAT THINGS Facebook Group.

Dec 13, 2019
"Do good and good will come to you."

Set the tone by facilitating generosity and you will experience the benefits of abundance.

Dec 12, 2019
Leave Things Better Than You Found Them

Notice how I didn't say "Make things better than you found them"... It's because all you can control is your effort and your action. We can form the habit of using our touch to add value in the moment, and slowly but surely the world will become a better place.

Dec 11, 2019
The WHAC Method with Brant Pinvidic

Want to have a cohesive and effective pitch? Use the WHAC Method and lead your audience to the decision.

Dec 10, 2019
Exercise the 24 Hour Rule

Remember the 24 hour rule? Don't take action on an emotion for 24 hours, just to make sure you don't do something out of place. The rule was designed for negative emotions, but it's a good practice to do the same for really positive emotions.

Dec 09, 2019
Recap 12/2 - 12/6

Have a killer weekend!

Dec 07, 2019
The Truth About Stress with Kerwin Rae

What does stress do to your body? It converts a state of "ease" into "disease". Find the ways to manage stress that work for you!

Dec 06, 2019
"Do what you can, where you are, with what you have."

We don't get to control certain realities of life. But we do get to control what we choose to do with those realities we are handed. As Tony Robbins puts it, "It's not a matter of resources. It's a matter of resourcefulness."

Dec 05, 2019
An Example of Controlling Perpective

Our perception of how things are depends on the lens through which we see it. Two different understandings of the same concept can both be right!

Dec 04, 2019
Inform and Lead with Brant Pinvidic

Featuring our most recent Self Improvement Sit Down guest, Brant Pinvidic talks about how old-school sales techniques are out of place today. But if we  present the information in a clear and simple way, we can lead our targets to their buying decision without ever selling them on the idea.

This concept is featured in Brant's new book "The 3 Minute Rule". Pick up a copy here by clicking this link!

Dec 03, 2019
How To Keep Productivity High When Motivation Is Low

Inspired by an article written by Haley Hoffman Smith, the  4 step process is: Create to do lists when energized, work with a coach or accountability partner, eliminate distractions, and switch up workspaces.

Dec 02, 2019
SISD #15 - The 3 Minute Rule with Brant Pinvidic

In this Self Improvement Sit Down, we talk in detail about how to optimize our communication for today's audience. The core thesis - Simplicity and clarity of information is more important than showmanship.  Brant Pinvidic walks us through how to best cater our message by first conceptualizing the idea, contextualizing the opportunity for success, and actualizing the next steps!

Link to buy "The 3 Minute Rule" and donate to Saint Jude's Children's Hospital: Buy Book.

Dec 01, 2019
A Week of Being Thankful

Hoping it's a habit I can continue! Be grateful for the health, comfort, freedom, people, and opportunity in your life.

Nov 30, 2019
Thankful for Opportunity (#2468)

It's important to be grateful for the things you have at present, but it's also important to be grateful and mindful of the things that are yet to happen! It's what makes like worth living.

Nov 29, 2019
Thankful for People (#2468)

This is what Thanksgiving is all about. Connecting with the people that are important in our lives. They had an influential role in shaping us!

Nov 28, 2019
Thankful For Freedom (#2468)

The liberty  we enjoy is a product of the sacrifices made by many others. I appreciate the freedom and opportunity for self-expression, and realize that it could be very different.

Nov 27, 2019
Thankful For Comfort (#2468)

I am grateful for the roof over my head, the water in my faucet, and the clothes on my back. A lot of people don't get to enjoy those comforts in their lives.

Nov 26, 2019
Thankful For Health (#2468)

Instead of cramming all of our gratitude into a day, let's at least stretch it out for a week!

Use #2468 (who do we appreciate) to share instances when YOU feel grateful!

Nov 25, 2019
Weekend Recap 11/18 - 11/22

And a great week it was! Spread some love this weekend.

Nov 23, 2019
Audience Feature - The Artist Joe Vidalez

I've been getting to know Joe over the last few weeks, and just like anyone else he needs a little nudge to start doing what he ultimately wants. Let's support him and encourage him on!

Nov 22, 2019
"There are so many beautiful reasons to be happy."

This world is full of miracles. Take a second to look around at them.

Nov 21, 2019
Our Microbiome Brain with Gina B

Little do we know, our gut bacteria strongly influence our brain, so much so that it is called our "second brain". The tip comes from Gina B in our most recent Self Improvement Sit Down.

Nov 20, 2019
The Difference a Year Can Make

Where were you 1 year ago? I imagine you are a very different person. With personal development it's hard to see change happen over the span of days, but it's much easier to see over the span of a year. Now the better question is, where will you be one year from now?

Nov 19, 2019
A Lesson Learned from the Ragnar Relay Race

When you and 7 other people are tasked to run 14 miles at all hours of the day and night, you better believe there is some teamwork involved. This event was a great reminder that we are all better together!

Nov 18, 2019
SISD #14 - The Style of Eating (Not Diet) Right for You with Gina B

In this interview we dive deep into how we can properly prepare our bodies for performance. I guarantee you will come away with 3 major takeaways from this sit-down with Gina B.

Nov 17, 2019
Recapping Dr. Marshall Goldsmith on Young and Profiting

After learning so much from Marshall Goldsmith's appearance on "Young and Profiting", I decided to feature it for the week and share its value. You can listen to the original interview on Young and Profiting here:

Nov 16, 2019
YAP #5 - Listening with Marshall Goldsmith

Listening to someone isn't just about being able to recite what they said, but also being able to communicate that you care.

Young and Profiting episode with Marshall Goldsmith:

Nov 15, 2019
YAP #4 - The Fundamentals to Success with Marshall Goldsmith

After you have your health and your finances in order, what's next on the success totem pole? As Marshall Goldsmith described in his interview on Young and Profiting, the next frontier to success is finding happiness in the process and finding meaning in your work.

Link to the Young and Profiting Interview: 

Nov 14, 2019
YAP #3 - Meaning and Positive Impact with Marshall Goldsmith

Life is about doing something meaningful, with the potential to positively impact whatever it is we're actuating. Marshall Goldsmith shares another gem on the Young and Profiting Podcast with Hala Taha.

Listen to the whole episode on YAP here:

Nov 13, 2019
YAP #2 - Triggers with Marshall Goldsmith

The environment we are in strongly influences our behavior. But we have more control of this environment and it's "triggers" than we think.

Listen to Marshall's full interview on Young and Profiting here:

Nov 12, 2019
YAP #1 - The Daily Questions Process and Active Questions with Marshall Goldsmith

Featuring snippets from the Young and Profiting Podcast, Marshall Goldsmith talks about effort, self-assessment, and question structure.

Nov 11, 2019
Weekend Recap 11/4 - 11/8

Enjoy your weekend! The link to donate to David Meltzer's charity The Unstoppable Foundation is

Nov 09, 2019
Listen to Podcasts

I'm preaching to the choir because you're doing it right now! But have you utilized podcasts to its fullest potential?

Nov 08, 2019
"Never forget those who helped you along your way."

There are contributions of other people built into every success you have. Please be grateful and have respect for their involvement.

Nov 07, 2019
How Stubbornness Helped Andy Grammer Succeed

Did you know Andy Grammer was once a street musician in LA, doing whatever he could to make it as an artist? Fast-forward and not only has Andy made it, but he's changing lives with his warm heart and positive nature. In this episode, Andy reflects on what his life was like then, helping us appreciate what he's created now.

Nov 06, 2019
Doubt Your Fears, Don't Doubt Your Dreams

You choose what you give power to and take power from. Let your dreams rise to the top and enjoy the benefits of manifestation!

Nov 05, 2019
Use Daylight Savings Time to Your Advantage

Time is relative, but your perception of time is powerful. Take this moment to get on a new and more productive schedule!

Nov 04, 2019
SISD #13 - Consistent Persistent Pursuit of Potential with David Meltzer

Today's Self Improvement Sit Down interview is with David Meltzer.  David is in the top .01% when it comes to productivity and efficiency. He lives his life through a lens of gratitude and radical humility, leaving a powerful impact on the world. I prime the interview with a deep dive into David's story, providing much needed context for the lessons he offers.

In this episode we talk about how he became a millionaire through the power of 64, how he utilized acceleration and exponential growth to compound his impact, and his mission to empower 1000 people to empower 1000 people to empower 1000 people to be happy.

David is the chairman of The Unstoppable Foundation. To date the Unstoppable Foundation has educated 35,000 children and has impacted 78,000 community members. This organization is special in that every dollar donated goes to directly toward supporting the cause.  If you feel so inclined, you can contribute by clicking the link in this episode description, or by visiting

Nov 03, 2019
Weekly Recap 10/28 - 11/1

Have a great weekend!

Nov 02, 2019
Humility: Serve and Ask with David Meltzer

Humility has two parts to it - always being willing to give and share your expertise, and always being willing to receive and permit the flow of abundance.

Nov 01, 2019
"Don't limit your challenges, challenge your limits."

There's a duality to this quote that was fun to explore. Hope you enjoy!

Oct 31, 2019
Commit to Plan A with Chris Gardner

Chris Gardner, the individual whose life "The Pursuit of Happyness" was inspired by, says that the only way to get what you want in life is by having no other option.

Oct 30, 2019
Lessons Learned from Trying Improv

The rules of improv apply to life - "yes and" / work with others ideas, be supportive, be present.

Oct 29, 2019
Doing it for the 'gram?

Many people are disconnected from their desires and hyper-focused on how they’re being perceived. What are your reasons for action, are they for you or for others?

Oct 28, 2019
Weekend Recap 10/21 - 10/25

Enjoy the weekend!

Oct 26, 2019
Find Random Moments to Train

Life is full of opportunity - wealth, joy, growth. Find the right moments to extract value from what the universe has to offer.

Oct 25, 2019
"You are the boss of your life."

You don't answer to anyone but yourself. Choose the life YOU want to live, with input from the people you want to live it with.

Oct 24, 2019
One Day or Day One

That dream of yours, is it something that exists only as an idea to be pursued "one day", or are you going to take action on it and make today "day one".

Oct 23, 2019
Do The Thing You Don't Want To Do with Darren Hardy

If you're afraid of something, and trying to talk yourself out of it, that probably means you should do it!

Oct 22, 2019
Who is your hero?

Heroes are examples we strive to live up to. Individuals who display courage and confidence in the areas we fear most. My hero is my grandfather Paul Shaw.

Oct 21, 2019
SISD #12 - Leading an LGBT Movement with Cuyla Coogan

In this interview we hear from Cuyla Coogan, a rising star that has an important message to share. Cuyla knew she was gay for 14 years and hid it from the world. Her transformation through that period is inspiring and helped her identify her life's purpose.

Learn more about Cuyla at!

Oct 20, 2019
Weekend Recap 10/14 - 10/18

Have a good one!

Oct 19, 2019
Stepping Into Love with Cuyla Coogan

Love is the language of the universe. Give it, receive it, share it.

Oct 18, 2019
"Life is full of beauty, notice it."

Add mindfulness and curiosity to the mundane and you'll uncover whole new possibilities!

Oct 17, 2019
The 8 Mile Rule Inspired by Gary Vee

Be transparent about your past. Whatever is bottlenecking your self-expression - Let it out! Take a tip from Eminem in "8 Mile" and call yourself out.

Oct 16, 2019
It's Not About Anyone, It's About Every One

We are better together, and when we make decisions that are best for the group, it's usually serves as the tide that raises all ships.

Oct 15, 2019
Follow Your Arrow

"Follow your arrow wherever it points." - Kacey Musgrave

Oct 14, 2019
Weekend Recap 9/7 - 9/11

Have a great weekend! There's no time to waste.

Oct 12, 2019
It's Okay To Be Different with Ellen Degeneres

We all are different, and that's okay! We should be kind to everyone, regardless of how different their opinion might be than ours.

Oct 11, 2019
“Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.”

Life can be seen as a function - input, change, output. The great part is we can control the function and thus control the output.

Oct 10, 2019
Don't Look Away

The easy and comfortable thing to do is to hide and avoid. Just to act like it doesn’t exist. But what this does is it exacerbates the problem. In order for things to really change and improve, you need to acknowledge that they’re happening, and gain awareness on the issue.

Oct 09, 2019
Don't Apologize

Well, that's not the whole story. It's more like communicate it a different way. Focus on the positive characteristic traits that were displayed rather than reliving the negative events.

Oct 08, 2019
Alignment, Assignment, Technique

It's almost like "ready, aim. fire!" These three components together provide a comprehensive way of repeating quality.

Oct 07, 2019
SISD #11 - Perspective is Essential with Josh Perry

Today's guest is former BMX professional, multiple brain tumor survivor, and holistic brain health coach Josh Perry. Not only has he gone through more adversity than anyone should, but he had the best attitude about it, beating the odds and sharing his wisdom. You don't want to miss this one.; @joshperrybmx

Oct 06, 2019
Recap 9/30 - 10/4

Have an awesome weekend! Do something special for someone else!

Oct 05, 2019
Making a Major Life Shift with Josh Perry

In the face of fear and creating a new normal, it is essential you use your purpose to silence all of the doubt. 

Oct 04, 2019
"No one is you and that is your superpower."

You are unique and offer something no on else can!

Oct 03, 2019
Sexual Expression with Julianne Vaccaro

Sexuality is an important part of life, and needs to be comfortably accessed in order to allow for complete expression.

Oct 02, 2019
Processing Emotions

IT IS OKAY TO FEEL EMOTIONAL. Give yourself the time and space necessary to process what you are feeling.

Oct 01, 2019
The Distinction Between Head Hunger and Body Hunger with Gina B

You're about to eat because you're "hungry". Is that your mind or your body talking?

Sep 30, 2019
Weekend Recap 9/23 - 9/27

Rest, recharge, and do what you enjoy this weekend :)

Sep 28, 2019
What Do You Like About Yourself 30 Day Challenge

It's easy enough to focus on the bad things... what are the things you like about yourself?

Sep 27, 2019
"Every accomplishment begins with the decision to try."

Breaking down another positivity quote, think about moments when you failed to try!

Sep 26, 2019
The Value of Pain with Dr. Jen Esquer

Pain is the body's way of telling you that something is wrong. Listen and respond to these important messages.

Sep 25, 2019
Foundational Communication Competency

What is your knee-jerk way of communicating? Use your experience to guide you into an effective style of communication.

Sep 24, 2019
Turn Up Your Internal Thermostat with Jay Stark

Whatever level you set for yourself, the world will gravitate toward. Might as well set the bar high!

Sep 23, 2019
SISD #10 - Mind Body Health with Dr. Jen Esquer

Our guest in this episode is @docjenfit, Dr. Jen Esquer.  She is a huge advocate for the body's ability to heal itself, and encourages us to appreciate the messages our body communicates to us about its state.  

Sep 22, 2019
Weekly Recap 9/16 - 9/20

Have a great weekend. Treat yourself to something fun :)

Sep 21, 2019
Have a Bias Toward Fun with Dr. Mike Rucker

Fun > Happiness, listen to hear why! 

Sep 20, 2019
"Follow your shine."

Take an extra moment today to pick apart this quote - What inside you shines, what makes it yours, and where is it taking you?

Sep 19, 2019
Parasympathetic Breathing with Dr. Jen Esquer

Inhale. Exhale. The parasympathetic nervous system is activated on an exhale. Bring your body into its natural resting state with controlled breathing.

Sep 18, 2019
Is it a reason or an excuse?

Although the two might bring you to the same result, the paths are very different and represent something completely disparate.

Sep 17, 2019
Keep Your Phone Away From Your Bed

Avoid unnecessary blue light and leave the bed for sleeping!

Sep 16, 2019
Weekly Recap 9/9 - 9/13

Have a fantastic weekend! Hope you enjoyed this week of tips.

Sep 14, 2019
The Law of Least Effort

As humans we have a natural predisposition toward conserving energy. Let's understand it and leverage it instead of let it have control over us.

Sep 13, 2019
“Look for something positive in each day, even if some days you have to look a little harder.”

We are surrounded by great things, let's tap into them!

Sep 12, 2019
Keep It Simple Stupid

It doesn't need to be complicated! Get it done the easy way.

Sep 11, 2019
Life Requires Optimism with Mel Robbins

Give others benefit of the doubt and assume they have good intentions. It's just the fair thing to do!

Sep 10, 2019
What is Your Definition of Freedom?

A really thought-provoking question from a masterclass I did recently with Joel Brown, Garrain Jones, and Emile Steenveld.  

Sep 09, 2019
SISD #9 - How To Be Indistractable with Nir Eyal

A thorough review of the groundbreaking concepts featured in Nir Eyal's new book, "Indistractable".

Sep 08, 2019
Weekly Recap 9/2 - 9/6

Hope you had a special week!

Sep 07, 2019
Prioritize Your Values by Timeboxing with the Indistractable Nir Eyal

Make time for those things that are important to you by timeboxing them!

Sep 06, 2019
"One small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day."

Set the tone for the day by starting it with gratitude, love, self-acceptance and an optimistic outlook!

Sep 05, 2019
Read Two Pages a Night

It's small, but it's something! Over time you'll identify with the small act and make so much progress.

Sep 04, 2019
Flow - The Intersection of Discipline and Surrender

Optimum performance requires discipline, or an accountability to execute, and surrender, or faith that the process will yield the desired result.

Sep 03, 2019
Be On Time

Someone who is on time is dependable. Identify as a person who prioritizes their own time and people will begin wanting to share theirs with you.

Sep 02, 2019
SISD #8 - Leading Through Innovation and Change with Bill Sanders

As a process innovation expert, Bill Sanders frequently needs to effectively navigate difficult interpersonal situations to accomplish the task.  As the founder of Roebling and Strauss, Bill's experience is fully on display here. Enjoy the interview!

Sep 01, 2019
Week Recap 8/26 - 8/30

A bunch of good ones! Have a great long weekend.

Aug 31, 2019
Should you trust your experience?

It's a fine relationship between using the information you already have and seeking more. The best place to settle at is to use situational knowledge to guide your decision making.

Aug 30, 2019
"It's not selfish to do what's best for you."

Taking care of yourself gives you the ability to share it with others.

Aug 29, 2019
Working Through Interpersonal Resistance with Bill Sanders

In just about everything in life we need to work with others. Take a page out of a real expert on how to manage people who are resistant to your methods.

Aug 28, 2019
Using Effort Pacts with the Indistractable Nir Eyal

An effort pact is a repercussion or barrier you put in place that provides just enough of a reason to make you be conscious about your behavior. They are an effective mechanism of limiting engaging in a bad habit.

Aug 27, 2019
Overreach if You Want to Advance - From Daron K Roberts' "Call an Audible"

You need to step beyond was has been accepted to grow into the next frontier.

Aug 26, 2019
Weekend Recap 8/24

Have a fantastic weekend!

Aug 24, 2019
You Are Enough

Everything you will ever need resides within you. The world is abundant!

Aug 23, 2019
“If you are positive, you’ll see opportunities instead of obstacles.”

Be aware of perspective, and choose the perspective of positivity! It changes your reality.

Aug 22, 2019
The Fundamentals of Distraction with the Indistractable Nir Eyal

In order to know what is distracting you, you need to first know what it is distracting you from!  This is the important distinction between traction and distraction.

Aug 21, 2019
"If you want to change someone's life, you have to change their day first." - Pat Flynn

Impact doesn't happen overnight.  It takes time and consistency. Start by changing people's days and you'll find in time you've changed their life.

Aug 20, 2019
Do the Right Thing

Only you can know what the right thing to do is. It all comes down to your intentions.

Aug 19, 2019
SISD #7 - The Power of Affirmations with Affirmation Addict Payal Aggarwal

Use your internal messaging to create your reality. Don't underestimate the power you have! Follow Payal at @affirmationaddict on Instagram and begin manifesting the life of your dreams!

Aug 18, 2019
Weekend Recap 8/17

What another great week of tips! Thanks for all the support :)

Aug 17, 2019
Caffeine Dependency with Aimee Tariq

Do you require a cup of coffee in the morning to get going? Awareness is the first step. Caffeine may be doing you more harm than good.

Aug 16, 2019
"If it makes you happy, then go for it."

Do what makes YOU feel fulfilled.  Live to no one's standards but your own, and pursue that completely.

Aug 15, 2019
The Basics of Affirmations with Affirmation Addict Payal Aggarwal

Create your reality with affirmations and manifest the life you've always dreamed of!

Aug 14, 2019
Joel Brown's Circle of Comfortable Goals and Stretch Goals

In stepping outside your comfort zone, and verbalizing what that looks like, you can achieve amazing growth!

Aug 13, 2019
The Story of the Starfish

If you want to make a difference, do it one thing at a time.  It's natural to get overwhelmed by everything that can be done. Focus on the impact in front of you.

Aug 12, 2019
The 4 Steps to the Habit Loop in “Atomic Habits” by James Clear

The 4 steps are: Cue, craving, response, and reward.  Check out this quick review on the importance of each!

Aug 10, 2019
Atomic Habits Part 4 - Understanding Rewards

Rewards are what sustain the habit loop, providing the motivation to engage in the behavior again. What gets immediately rewarded is repeated, what gets immediately punished is avoided. 

Aug 09, 2019
"Use your smile to change the world, don't let the world change your smile."

A smile is a universal expression. It speaks all languages, overcomes all differences, and holds all space. It’s something that two people can always share and instantly connect.  By choosing to see positivity, and focusing on your many reasons to smile, you can begin infusing that love in those immediately around you.  This creates a local effect that then amplifies as each affected person becomes an advocate and impacts those immediately around them.  We need more smiles in this world, and you never know the real effect it will have on the lives of others!

Aug 08, 2019
Atomic Habits Part 3 - Understanding Responses

The response is the action in James Clear's Habit Loop.  In order to make a positive behavior more frequent, you need to make it easier.

Aug 07, 2019
Atomic Habits Part 2 - Understanding Cravings

Cravings are the most underrated component of the Habit Loop. A way to make a positive habit stick by optimizing for cravings - Make it attractive.

Aug 06, 2019
Atomic Habits Part 1 - Understanding Cues

Cues are the beginning of the habit loop. The way to take control of cues to induce positive behaviors - Make it obvious.

Aug 05, 2019
SISD #6 - Self Acceptance with Bex Bedford

No matter who you are, or how you identify, you can always control the way you view yourself. Follow Bex @bexbedfordofficial on Instagram!

Aug 04, 2019
Weekend Recap 7/29 - 8/2

Take a moment this weekend to remember how fortunate you are :)

Aug 03, 2019
Juana's Story - Overcoming Mexican Poverty

This episode will give you a major dose of perspective. Inspired!

Aug 02, 2019
"You have to be at your strongest when you feel at your weakest."

If you can prime your brain to perform at it’s best in trying moments, you will succeed more often.

Aug 01, 2019
The Key to Self-Acceptance with Bex Bedford

No matter who you are, or what's "wrong" with you, you can take responsibility for your decisions and reach a place where you are happy in your own skin. It's not easy, but it is possible.

Jul 31, 2019
Lead By Example

Ask anyone from my college soccer team - I'm not the person that is going to share a motivating speech, or create confrontation to push someone to be better.  I lead by example and demonstrate what it is I expect from my team.

Jul 30, 2019
The Difference Between Self Improvement and Personal Development

It's a question I should have asked myself a long time ago... let's explore it! To me personal development is the daily pursuit, or the input, and self improvement is the result, or the output.  Do you agree?

Jul 29, 2019
Weekend Recap 7/22 - 7/26

Have a great weekend!!

Jul 27, 2019
Enjoy Your Wins

I hit a major Self Improvement Daily milestone, and I can't help but reflect not because it is impressive in the eyes of others, but it is impressive in my own.  Thank you for the support! <3

Jul 26, 2019
"Stop doubting yourself. Work hard and make it happen."

You have all the capabilities you need already within you. It's just a matter of believing you possess them and letting them be expressed without protection.

Jul 25, 2019
Microdosing Change Feat. Kira Day

Using the Hermes Effect, you can prepare yourself for change by introducing harm in small doses to prepare for the inevitable.  Tip shared by Passion Centre founder Kira Day.

Jul 24, 2019
How To Use Self Awareness

First step is to gain self-awareness and know who you are. The next step is to take action with it in mind!

Jul 23, 2019
Outcomes, Actions, Choices

Peel back the layers and the biggest of objectives are accomplished from the simplest of means - Making the right choices.

Jul 22, 2019
SISD #5 - The Law of Attraction with Danielle Grant

This interview is with Danielle Grant, your mindset mentor.  We talk about mindset, the law of attraction, and many of the pitfalls we find ourselves falling into.  Learn more about Danielle in her Facebook Group "Mindset Society".

Jul 21, 2019
Weekend Recap 7/20


Jul 20, 2019
You Are More Capable Than You Know

Have you ever done something so crazy that you didn't know you could do? What other limitations are you having about yourself and your own capabilities?

Jul 19, 2019
Love Yourz - A Lyric from J. Cole

A great reminder from J. Cole - There is always going to be more out there that is is impossible to achieve.  You can't wait for the next thing to be content, you need to appreciate what you already have.

Jul 18, 2019
Surf the Urge

Don't resist the temptation of doing something, just put the behavior off for some time to evaluate if it's something you really want to do! 

Jul 17, 2019
Should you workout with headphones?

Evaluate the tradeoff for yourself. Do you want motivational music, a background noise educational lesson, or uninterrupted focus?

Jul 16, 2019
One Light Beats All Darkness with David Meltzer

David Meltzer articulates the power we all have. Surrounded by negative people and situations, it takes just one light to conquer all of that darkness! Be the person who provides light in the darkest places.

Jul 15, 2019
Weekend Recap 7/12

Try something new this weekend!

Jul 13, 2019
Take an Extra Moment to Understand

It's so easy to rely on technology to get things done, but it is powerful to be independent and understand for yourself!

Jul 12, 2019
"Don't doubt yourself, that's what haters are for."

Why should you be hard on yourself when a bunch of other people are already doing it for you?

Jul 11, 2019
A Lesson from Airplane Etiquette

I observed a woman on the plane make it all about herself - using her phone when she shouldn't, inconveniencing others so she could get off sooner... but it helped me realize the value of playing your part in society.

Jul 10, 2019
Take a Walking Meeting

Among many things, the three primary benefits are 1) the light physical activity creates more headspace and clarity, 2) being side by side reduces the confrontation in the encounter, and 3) you can build rapport with someone by knowing you both prioritize your health.

Jul 09, 2019
I Have To vs. I Get To

"I have to" suggests that an external force is dictating your decisions. "I get to" demonstrates autonomy in the choice and is a position of empowerment.  Only one word is different but the change is massively impactful!

Jul 08, 2019
SISD #4 with Jordan Paris

In this episode, 21 year old author and host of the podcast Growth Mindset University Jordan Paris shares about his decision making criteria, the way he handles big opportunities, and the experiences he had in his childhood that shaped the man he is today.

Jul 07, 2019
Weekend Recap 7/1 - 7/5

Have a great one!

Jul 06, 2019
Survivorship Bias Explained

Understanding this cognitive misinterpretation will help you to be more fair with yourself and your expectations.

Jul 05, 2019
"A negative mind will never result in a positive life."

One negative thought leads to another, which leads to another.  At that point, when you have fostered so much negativity, it is virtually impossible to have a positive life.

Jul 04, 2019
Rachel Hollis 10/10/1 Formula

Take control of your future by giving it direction - Describe who you want to be in 10 years, write down 10 dreams that would achieve that person, and set one goal that becomes your North Star to become that person.

Jul 03, 2019
How to be More Invested in Conversations

A tip taken from observing Gary Vee, three things to incorporate are: 1) Active listening, 2) Limit technology use, and 3) Ask for clarification.

Jul 02, 2019
The Pain of Discipline Vs. The Pain of Regret with Brian Mazza

Nothing changes until nothing changes. This message comes from an Instagram post shared by Brian Mazza.

Jul 01, 2019
Weekend Recap 6/29

Have a great weekend :)

Jun 29, 2019
Conducting Weekly Check Ins

Scheduled self-reflection in one week intervals is helpful in reevaluating priorities and direction.  It's just enough time to effectively use trial and error.

Jun 28, 2019
"Don't let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game."

A classic quote - Life is your at bat, take a swing!

Jun 27, 2019
The Simpler Side of Fame and Fortune with Dan Janetos

One million dollars has a certain appeal to those who don't have money.  But just as equally, the simplicity of life has a certain appeal to those who have millions of dollars.

Jun 26, 2019
Mind Body Connection at Meal Time with Gina B

If you let it, your brain can tell your body what it wants and needs! Make sure the two are on the same page before diving in.

Jun 25, 2019
A Monday Message from Mom

Featured in this episode is a beautiful quote from SC Lourie.  Enjoy the company of those you care about, because at its core that is what life is about!

Jun 24, 2019
SISD #3 with Guinness World Record Chef Dan Janetos

Our third Self Improvement Sit Down. We go into more detail than ever about Dan's routine and the reasoning behind it!

Jun 23, 2019
Weekend Recap June 17th to June 21st

Hope you have a fun-filled weekend!

Jun 22, 2019
Creating a Travel Budget with "My Explore With Me" Chelsey Evans

Who wants to start saving for their next big trip? Chelsey has your answer!

Jun 21, 2019
"Don't count the days, make your days count."

Or should I say... "Make your days count, don't count your days."

Jun 20, 2019
Speak with Conviction

Use powerful word choice and sentence structure to be more persuasive in your speech!

Jun 19, 2019
Fast Failure Leads to Success

Life is like a pendulum, with success one one end and failure on the other.  Momentum carries the pendulum back and forth to each side.  If you want to go higher then you have to push harder, and you can only push the pendulum on the side of failure. 

Jun 18, 2019
The Price of a Lesson Learned

Lesson: Be proactive about things you don't know, and ask for help. I made a mistake recently that cost me, but I see it as an investment in this lifelong lesson.

Jun 17, 2019
Weekend Recap June 10 - 14th

Have a fun and productive weekend!

Jun 15, 2019
"Do it for the story!"