Tag: motivation

There Are No Magic Bullets

In each one of the online courses I produce I encourage those who watch it to reach out to me via email or social media. I love hearing from the people who consume my content. It gives me an idea of how I’m doing, and what I could be doing better. Over the past year

Now is the Time to Cash In on Your Passion

What are you passionate about? Building websites? Designing clothes? Playing golf? No matter what your answer is, you are fortunate enough to live in a world where you can take that passion and turn it into a career. Don’t believe me? Just look at all the entrepreneurs and solopreneurs out there right now that are

Success is a Side Effect of Never Giving Up

There will come a time in your life/career where you find yourself questioning every decision you’ve ever made and wanting to quit. Don’t. If I had quit every time life dealt me a shitty hand, I’d never be where I am today. I have mastered the art of getting knocked down and getting back up

5 Lessons I’ve Learned from Running that Apply to Life

Over the past couple of years I’ve become quite a running enthusiast. Running is my escape. It’s how I cope with and relieve stress. However, there are several unwritten rules to becoming a runner that aren’t necessarily obvious at the beginning that not only apply to running but also to life in general. As I’ve

Never Underestimate the Power of the Hustle

When people ask me how I got where I am today or how I lost all the weight that I shed over the last couple of years, my response is always the same… Hustle. I busted my ass to get where I am today. The journey was long and not without hardship, but I wouldn’t

Good and Done Trumps Perfect and Unfinished

I get emails on a weekly basis from people asking my advice on things like websites, logos, etc. The common theme with these emails seems to be that many of you are stressing about things that, in the grand scheme of things, matter very little in terms of the overall effect they’ll have on your

Creativity Cannot Be Scheduled

Lately I’ve been struggling to get my creative juices flowing the way they once did. For a short period of my life, it actually came easy for me to seemingly turn my creativity on or off. However, as I’ve experienced my recent battle with creative roadblocks, I’ve found that creativity cannot be scheduled, nor should

A Different Kind of Milestone

This week marks two years since I began my journey for health & wellness. If you recall, back in 2011 I was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes, High Blood Pressure, and High Cholesterol and weighed over 400lbs. Since that time I’ve lost over 200lbs, kept it off, and resolved all of my health problems. I

5 Things You Can Do to Improve Your Life in 2013

A new year is upon us. It’s hard to believe, I know, but it’s here and there’s really not much we can do about it. What you can do, however, is look back on the year that has passed and take inventory of your life. What went right? What went wrong? By taking the time

Becoming an Architect of Change

I recently read a quote that truly inspired me, and  I feel as though it should be a mantra for all of us going forward. The quote, while simple, provides great insight into the power that is the agent of change. Here’s the quote… Be an architect of change. Change is scary and not always