Tag Archives: success

Find Your Reason: The Mindset You Need to Avoid Mediocrity

Find Your Reason: The Mindset You Need to Avoid Mediocrity

Reading Time: 6 minutesAugust 2015. I started out at the skyline, watching the sun set in the distance. It had been one year since I moved into a new apartment 10 minutes from the city center. I had everything I would ever need here – a luxurious, third floor pad with a private roof deck overlooking the city around me. Close to work, close ... Read More »

5 Terrible Excuses Hurting Your Success

5 Terrible Phrases You Need to Avoid

Reading Time: 5 minutesIn today’s society, there is a clear divide between the motivated and those content with an average life path. The average person is almost always weak-minded and takes what he can get. They avoid “rocking the boat” and taking risks. “GOOD ENOUGH” is the goal. Pessimistic due to their life choices; these people will always try to dampen your mood ... Read More »

Society, Technology, and the Downfalls of Conformity

Reading Time: 3 minutes“Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.” John F. Kennedy The desire to “fit in”with the masses is the predominant reasoning that governs why people often lose their sense of individuality. What follows is often a risk averse life and in turn little to no variance in one’s day-to-day existence. By following the crowd and never challenging ... Read More »

Rob Gronkowski – Alpha Male

Reading Time: 1 minuteIf you follow professional football – Rob Gronkowski is a household name. The best tight end in football and on a Hall of Fame trek – Gronkowski is also a fun-loving party animal who offers no apologies for his cavalier attitude and crazy antics off the field. The guy plays football at the highest level week after week and although ... Read More »

The Hot Crazy Matrix – Hunting for Unicorns

Reading Time: 3 minutesIf you haven’t seen the Hot Crazy Matrix explained – see below for the video. The guy in the video draws out a graphical depiction with a women’s level of crazy on the vertical axis and her level of hotness on the horizontal access and discusses what group lies in different parts of the chart. The concept is great and ... Read More »

Realize What Matters in Life

Reading Time: 2 minutesMy father passed away on Halloween. Its been a grueling, two-week stretch. After a week in the hospital, unconscious and no hope for recovery, we decided to pull the life support. The trivial things in life are put into perspective when you watch a parent take their last breath. It was a surreal experience, and it has further strengthened my ... Read More »

The Abundance Theory & Burnout

Reading Time: 4 minutesAs I approach one year of gaming out girls, I wanted to take some time to reflect on where I was, and where I now am. When I got out of a long term relationship a year ago, I was like most guys – seemingly lost and apprehensive about talking to women. I had spent a good amount of my ... Read More »

How to Deal with Rejection in a Casual Relationship

Reading Time: 5 minutesWe all want to be wanted. Especially by women. The fear of rejection is the #1 hindrance for men, and can be blamed for the lack of success for many. Those who do well with women attributed it to the “outcome independence” theory – where we go into each and every interaction with zero expectations. If rejection occurs, it is ... Read More »

Apollos Hester’s Contagious Attitude

Reading Time: 1 minuteApollos Hester is a high school football player from Austin, Texas. In the video below, he gives a post game interview after beating a rival high school by 1 point. I saw this video today, and was blown away by this kid’s attitude. It was almost like his speech was rehearsed (it wasn’t). The optimism, drive, dedication, and belief in ... Read More »

Avoiding the Road to Nowhere

Reading Time: 3 minutesThe goal is simple. It is to avoid the road to nowhere. “The human race is a monotonous affair. Most people spend the greatest part of their time working in order to live, and what little freedom remains so fills them with fear that they seek out any and every means to be rid of it.” ― Johann Wolfgang von ... Read More »