A few days ago we aired a rerun of our interview with FBI Hostage negotiator Chris Voss. When he went to one of his superiors and expressed his interest in becoming a hostage negotiator, she…

Have you ever started a new habit with the best of intentions and missed one day, only to abandon the habit entirely? Changing your behavior and adopting new habits isn’t about superhuman will-power or monk-like…

Every day you have to decide how you’re going to spend your time and what you’re going to spend it on. You have to decide how you will allocate your resources. In all of our…

When it comes to life and work, we all 3 primary resources: time, money, and attention. How you allocate those resources will determine how quickly you make progress towards your most important goals. Time is…

It’s easy for our phones to become leashes, and our inboxes to make us feel as if we’ve been charged with preventing or managing world war three. Do you have a time of day when…

While a lack of clarity is the biggest inhibitor progress towards your goals, navigating ambiguity is a necessary skill to find clarity. When you do something unmistakable, by definition you’re doing something that’s never been…

Pain or pleasure, joy or misery, agony or ecstasy, happens only inside you. Human folly is that people are always trying to extract joy from outside. You may use outside as stimulus or trigger, but…

Don’t kid yourselfWho do you think you are? Who are you to insert ambitious idea or project? You suck What would want to read or listen to what you have to say? Why do you even bother?…

At the start of the year, I  quit social media for 30 days. I adopted a philosophy that Cal Newport refers to in his new book as “Digital Minimalism”.I didn’t upload a single picture to…

In an episode of the Unmistakable Creative, Bob Goff made the distinction between what you’re able to do and what you’re made to do. Most of us can do lots of things. But we’re only…