The Myth of Multitasking: 9 Ways to Accomplish More

Hemingway writing

It isn’t what you intend to do that matters, it’s what you do. Most of us intend to do great things but we end up doing very little. And those of us who intend to do everything end up doing nothing. The myth of multitasking is a productivity killer. If you’re one of those guys […]

Want to Be Legendary: Be Different

I grew up with some of the greatest parents a young lad could have. They taught me that I could do anything I set my mind to do. They taught me the valuable lesson of hard work, and of acting with honor and courage. They showed me how to be a man by making sacrifices for […]

How Forrest Gump Will Help You Make 2013 a Success


Last night I watched Forrest Gump with my family. ‘Twas post-Christmas dinner, and even though it was 4:30 in the PM, I had to fight to stay awake. My belly protruding past my toes – or at least that’s how it felt – showing that my Mom had once again outdone herself in the meal that, more […]

Stop Being A Pussy: Persist!


There exists an ingredient that will bring a man success in anything he seeks. His only limitations are those he places upon himself – his imagination, his capacity to dream, his capability to work. It’s an ingredient needed to build six pack abs, to construct the body of an Adonis, or to make millions. It’s […]

Obsession & Ruthlessness. Two Characteristics of the Successful.


“Study any person who is known to be a permanent success and you will find that he has a Definite Major Goal; he has a plan for the attainment of this goal; he devotes the major portion of his thoughts and his efforts to the attainment of this purpose. My own major purpose is that of […]

10,000 Hours to Greatness


Michael Jordan was born to play basketball. Wayne Gretzky was born to be a great hockey player. Babe Ruth was blessed with the gift of hitting a baseball further then anyone else. These are the cop-out statements that give the “genetically gifted” and talented a birthright for greatness. It’s also an easy way to explain […]

To Accomplish Anything Great You Must First Burn Bridges

burning ship

Great accomplishments aren’t for the feint of heart. To succeed and succeed BIG, you need to be willing to risk, and risk big. My morning routine has changed over the past couple of weeks. Not my nutritional and physical routine, which has remained in tact (I’m still doing the same physical routine as I am in the […]

Realism is for Losers

smith ali

It’s 1:31 am and I’ve had a great day. I’ve done a lot of work, I’ve had fun with friends, and now I’m back writing. The day was filled with ups and downs. Great ideas and points of high energy, then stagnant moments and points of low energy. Like any day it was a microcosm […]