If there’s one pattern I’ve come across in dozens of articles, books I’ve read, and the 100’s of people that I’ve interviewed, it’s that the most prolific, productive and successful ones don’t depend on to-do…

If you’re an ambitious, goal-oriented person, it’s possible that one of your New Year’s resolutions was to read more books. Books are the gateway to imagination, to worlds we may not be able to access…

I have been a late bloomer in nearly every aspect of my life:    I didn’t have my first girlfriend until I was 25 years old.  I spent most of my early 20’s putzing around…

What you do the day before matters just as much as what you do each morning. In fact, what you do the night before makes it much more likely that you’ll actually accomplish what you’re…

Our behavior, our habits, and even our circumstances are largely the result of our environments.  The spaces we live and work in, the clothes we wear, the information we consume and the people we associate…

I’ve said before the first 3 hours of your day can dictate how your life turns out. And this often begins with the very first thing that you decide to put in your brain. You…

We continuously seek answers outside of ourselves. We look for them in self-help books, podcasts, seminars, mentors, and spiritual teachers. But continually looking outside ourselves for answers isn’t exactly a vote of confidence in the…

A few days ago, I interviewed Danielle Laporte for Creative Live’s podcasting week. My host Drew asked me what advice I would give someone who is just starting out. My advice for anyone starting out,…

An uncomfortable but powerful truth that took most of my 20’s to internalize: There’s an opportunity cost to everything worthwhile in life. No matter what you’re trying to accomplish, you’ll have to give up something…

A few days ago my friend Mike sent me an article about being addicted to achievement. Then he wrote, “sound familiar?.”  For the last several months I have been addicted to achievement. I’ve taken cognitive…