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Weakness is a Habit

Weakness is a habit. A discipline. A practice. Built in momentary decisions . One after another. I should know, for in my life I’ve been weak. I should know for in my life, I’ve given up. I should know, for in my life I have failed. You build your weakness step by step. The decision…Read More

The Art of Keeping Yourself Busy – Lessons From a Cambodian Go-Getter

The Art of Keeping Yourself Busy – Lessons From a Cambodian Go-Getter

Today, I had just stepped out of the gym and was walking down the small river that cuts through Siem Reap, Cambodia and I came upon this long stretch of herbs planted alongside the water’s edge. I’d actually noticed them in passing before, but today they were looking especially vibrant in my post-workout euphoria. This…Read More

How to Embrace the Ideas That You Hate

How to Embrace the Ideas That You Hate

“He that answereth a matter before he heareth it, it is folly and shame unto him.” – Proverbs 18:13 There’s something satisfying about crushing an idea you know to be wrong, isn’t there? After all, this world could do with a bit less ignorance. And misleading ideas can be downright dangerous. But have you ever…Read More

Blast From the Past – Why It’s Essential to Work for Yourself

This is too damn cool. I was digging around my old files and found this article I wrote eight years ago while waiting tables and bartending down on Fisherman’s Wharf in Santa Cruz, California. My business had just completely fallen apart and I’d run into a bunch of trouble with the police; I reacted by taking…Read More

5 Mind-tricks to Overcome Insecurities and Develop a More Lasting Confidence

There’s nothing like a lack of confidence to ruin your goals and aspirations. Napoleon Hill knew this when he prescribed the Self Confidence Formula (you can find this “prescription” at the end of this blog post). Because without confidence, nothing sticks. You come up with a great idea everyday, but what’s a great idea without…Read More