April 22, 2018

Last week we talked about how being extraordinary is a habit. Like any skill it can be acquired. Being extraordinary is not something that’s given, it’s obtained.

There are fundamental habits present in our lives, which we are aware of. Or not.

One of these habits, or...

April 15, 2018

We are what we repeatedly do.
Being extraordinary then is not an act, but a habit.

This quote is actually from Aristotle, the Ancient Greek philosopher.
I paraphrased him, for our extraordinary purposes. He talked about excellence, we usually about being extraordinary...

April 1, 2018

Imagine yourself in jail. Behind bars, cast away from light and society. Away from the things you love. Your favorite food. Your favorite activities. Sport or dancing. All of that. Strip that all away.

How does that make you feel?

 

I imagine you not feeling well would...

March 25, 2018

I love Spartans. They lived and stood and fought and died. Like warriors. For things they believed in.

When was the last time you stood for something?
Fought for something?
Let alone had the intention to DIE for something?

To be Extraordinary you have to question you...

March 16, 2018

I dont have friends. I have family.
For those fans of the Fast franchise this is a fabled line said by the lead Dom Toretto. It’s cheesy as hell but we love it. For those in the unknown: the lead cares deeply and fondly about family.
It is the main character’s driving...

March 5, 2018

Failure. F-a-i-l-u-r-e. I hate it. Hate the word. Hate everything about it.

Who doesn’t actually?

 

The thing is:
Our perception of failure is what makes it hurt.
Makes it sting.
More than any bee, more than any needle.

But what if I tell you that failure is a necessa...

March 4, 2018

Achieving an extraordinary life you might achieve solo. However, surrounding yourself with like-minded extraordinary people might be the key ingredient you’ve been missing in your life.

I’ll demonstrate this with an anecdote from my travels.
But first, some philosophy...

February 26, 2018

An extraordinary life is not all sunshine and rainbows. I believe that in order to achieve anything extraordinary you have to suffer. Therefore, for an extraordinary life, your life has to have some kind of suffering. In one form or another. You might think this is bul...

February 5, 2018

Your extraordinary life begins with motivation. Or so you might think?

Motivation is fickle. Meaning it comes and goes. Most rely on motivation in some form or another.
Today I’m here to tell you that’s BS. Today I’m here to talk about the alternative.

When we’re down,...

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