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Daily Update Your local connections form a web that can be your trampoline—or your safety net. All these people are on their own little...

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Daily Update Your business is as strong as your connections. If you want to strengthen your business, strengthen your connections. The...

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Daily Update The science of motivation is the science of success. That’s why I study motivation more than I study exercise technique....

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Daily Update The path to success is littered with great ideas that failed because they were poorly marketed. Too often our ideas fail...

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Daily Update The goal is to get your message believed, not just noticed. Good stories are: True Relatable (people can put themselves in...

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Daily Update When You Open a Business, You Become a Storyteller. Your story is the common thread that runs through your media. The...

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You’re burned out. You need a break. Everyone does: from new coaches to veteran owners to CEOs of huge fitness companies. But how can you...

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Daily Update To stop the feelings of constant stress and overwhelm, you need to separate the signal from the noise. Who should you listen...

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Daily Update The last three months have been rough. You've built the "fight or flight" part of your brain...and now it's out there...

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The purpose of this blog is to inspire entrepreneurship. Sometimes inspiration means "removing barriers to action". Overwhelm holds...

Why Your Kid Should Start A Business

I’ve offered my kids each $10,000 to skip college. I’m all for education (we actually fund it for some other kids) but I want them to...

Why Bikes?

Last week, my wife and I donated 50 bikes to local foster kids. A local bike shop was our partner in the venture: they had high-quality...

The Secret to "Bright Spots Friday"

Yesterday, I wrote that the secret to having a Perfect Day was to define your own perfect day. I said that “if you don’t record what your...

How to Have Your Perfect Day

“After reading your new book, I asked my ten-year-old what her Perfect Day would be. She thought about it, and then made a list: beach,...

How To Be Happy: Finding Your Just Cause

When I talk with business owners who are burned out or see their rants about clients who "just don't get it!" on Facebook, I know they've...

How To Be Happy: Pleasure and Purpose

Being happy doesn't mean you're in a state of euphoria all the time. Being happy also doesn't mean you're in a constant state of...

How To Be Happy (For Entrepreneurs)

Where does it all lead? These things we do—business, fitness, family, work—where are we headed? I think the purpose of our existence is...

How To Start a Mindset Practice

Successful leaders have two things in common: 1. Experience leading (we all screw it up a few times); and 2. A daily practice for...

Want To Stay Healthy? Set a Schedule

Day one at home: Up at 7am Check emails Workout at 8 Break for lunch at noon Walk outside at 3pm with the dog--ahhhh! Finish early (4pm)...

Take care of yourself.

You've been on an airplane. You've heard the preflight speech: "In the event of an emergency, put your own mask on before helping...