In an organization, "politics" is defined as the use of tactics and strategy to gain power. Office politics divide a culture against itself by creating conflict with what author Lawrence MacGregor Serven calls the "enemy within" instead of the enemy without. Office politics generate behaviors such as withholding information, infighting, trying to "read the tea... Continue Reading →
Last Trip of The Year: Vientiane, Laos — AGAIN! End of The Month!
Ok, so that's Malaysia twice, Singapore twice, Laos twice, and Hong Kong. DAMN! Now, I won't go so far to say that I've traveled to these places for all the reasons, but out of the exception of my Malaysian trips (awesome holiday and Spartan Race), these have been for visa runs. However, this one coming... Continue Reading →
New Book Series! Gary Vee’s ‘Crushing It’ + Chapter 1: The Path Is Yours
First time I saw Gary Vee was in a Tony Robbins video. Like a lot of other people; you either love him or hate him (well, hate it too strong of a word - so maybe dislike). The next time I saw one of his videos was when his opening intro went something like, "the... Continue Reading →
Lewis Howes: The Athlete Mask Ending + What Can You Do Now?
Remember my Dale Carnegie podcast on "not winning an argument?" Here's the link.....Dale Carnegie's 'You Can't Win An Argument'. “You can’t win an argument. You can’t because if you lose it, you lose it; and if you win it, you lose it. Why? Well, suppose you triumph over the other man and shoot his argument... Continue Reading →
Jack Canfield – Release The Brakes
Have you ever been driving your car and suddenly realized you left the emergency brake on? Did you push down harder on the gas to overcome the drag of the brake? No, of course not. You simply released the brake, and with no extra effort, you started to go faster. A lot of people go... Continue Reading →
Bali, Indonesia + Tough Mudder + Singapore Airlines = Trip of a Lifetime!
I was on a treadmill with one of my colleagues thinking about the Bali bombings and trying to conjure up an excuse NOT TO GO to Bali. Given the events that took place a decade and a half ago - a person, such as myself, would be terrified of heading to a resort island because... Continue Reading →
Lisa Nichols – Diagnose The Problems, Resolve It, & Move Onto Your Abundant Life
I talked about having money blueprints and how they have been such a powerful influence on virtually everyone's life. Geographical, Cultural, Spiritual, Gender, Economical, Spiritual.....one of these played a huge part in how we view money. For instance, when I was young, I remember my mom cooking flower tortillas in vegetable oil just to put... Continue Reading →