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5 BUSINESS LESSONS LEARNED FROM RAPPING

I was 24 years old and had just finished my Master’s Degree from Baylor University.  I had no job, nor did I own a resume because Plan B was always to Make Plan A work…and my plan A?... well I didn’t have one.  I just knew I wanted to work for myself.  Yet I had bills to pay and dreams to live so I stuck with the only thing I knew how to do…Hustle… through ...

2022-02-15T16:39:06-06:00November 8, 2021|Motivation, The Winning Way|

50 MILE RACE STRATEGY

Today is my brother, Britton’s birthday and I was reflecting on my favorite memory from this past year and it was when he and I completed the Hoka OneOne Rocky 50 50 mile trail run race.  It took 13 hours and 49 minutes in 24-degree weather. The question we have received all year is “HOW DID YOU RUN 50 MILES?” The answer is quite simple, but the same strategy we used to run 50 miles ...

2022-02-15T16:40:56-06:00November 5, 2021|Motivation, The Winning Way|

ReCharge Yourself

Yesterday, I was frustrated that I had to charge my MacBook, iPad, and watch all at the same time during the middle of the day.  Was I frustrated because they needed to charge? No. I was frustrated that I didn’t charge them at night and therefore was set back during the day.   We as people are similar.  Have you ever hit that wall in the middle of your workday? Have you ever asked yourself ...

2022-02-15T16:42:09-06:00November 3, 2021|Personal Development, The Winning Way|

Create Your Own Path

Recently, I learned a lot about what it means to create your own path to reach your personal goals. My brother Britton competed in an adventure race known as 29029. The race has contestants climbing up and down a mountain for 29,029 feet, the vertical equivalent of Mount Everest, with a strict 36-hour time limit. That’s right, 36 hours to climb 5.5 miles vertically and close to a marathon of actual distance traveled. The race ...

2022-02-15T16:43:53-06:00October 25, 2021|Motivation, The Winning Way|

The Beauty of a Clear Mind

In a book I’m reading, The Art of Peace, there is a quote that says “Cast off limiting thoughts and return to true emptiness. Stand in the midst of the Great Void. This is the secret of the Way of a Warrior.” This passage from the 19th century from Morihei Ueshiba, the founder of the Japanese martial art Aikido, is profound because it offers an insight that’s counterculture to our own. In a society and careers ...

2022-02-15T16:51:57-06:00March 12, 2020|Personal Development, The Winning Way|

Endurance Lessons for Peak-Performers

Why do peak-performers push themselves to new limits? Is it for the fame, the glory, or the awards? Perhaps for some, but true performers push themselves for one reason – to see what they’re capable of. We’re all capable of far more than we realize, but the only way to truly understand that is to push yourself further than you ever have. Last Monday, my Brother Britton and I came up with an idea – ...

2022-02-15T16:56:09-06:00March 4, 2020|Personal Development, The Winning Way|

Motivation Isn’t Enough

Yesterday I received a message from an aspiring speaker who asked if he could pick my brain about breaking into the speaking business. I told him I had time for one question, to which he asked, “How do you get booked by companies when there is so much competition in the speaking market?” The answer I gave him is one that we can all apply to our careers, whether you’re a speaker or in any ...

2022-02-15T16:57:26-06:00February 6, 2020|Leadership, The Winning Way|

The Need for Diversity Training

Let me start by saying, I’ve always had a great experience at WeWork offices, where I frequently visit to get work done. The staff and amenities are top-notch. In addition, they always have great events which are excellent opportunities to network and meet new people. That’s why it pained me this morning, to look at the event calendar and see this event, “Muffins for Mamba,” with the description “Make your Monday Spectacular with some delicious muffins in ...

2022-02-15T16:58:29-06:00January 31, 2020|Commentaries, The Winning Way|

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