You Need to Know Life’s Dirty Little Secret


Here’s a little secret. It’s something we used to know and understand. But as the entitlement culture’s virus has spread, we’ve forgotten it. The secret is this: Life isn’t fair. Some people enjoy shaming others because they were born with some advantage. While others love to play the victim card at every opportunity. All because … Read more

Be Smarter Than the Average Pinball


Life has a unique capacity to throw bad situations at us when we least expect it. Or good opportunities. It depends on our outlook. Last summer, I was still a brainless drone in the cubicle-zombie collective. That’s when I had a conflict with a supervisor over an ethical issue. My supervisor did something unethical on … Read more

I Hate to Tell You This: But You Need to Sleep (sleep part 2)

Sleeping Tiger

What if I told you there’s a way to unleash your high-performance potential? And it won’t cost you anything but your time. No drugs, doctor visits, or overpriced Internet guru mastermind required. And when I say high performer, I mean top performer across the board: physical and mental. You’ll crank up everything. From your health … Read more

Strength and Reason Best of the Best

S & R Best of the Best

Below are some books, podcasts, supplements, and gear that add value to my life. Of course, value is subjective. So. there aren’t any guarantees any of this will do the same for you. Also, remember that owning stuff for the sake of owning it won’t bring you fulfillment. Use your mind. note: all Amazon links … Read more

You Need to Understand Why Sleep Deprivation Destroys Performance (sleep part 1)


Sleep deprivation destroys both your cognitive and athletic performance. It affects memory, robs you of strength, and kills your decision making. Even so, some people romanticize the idea that you must overwork yourself to be a high performer. You don’t. You’re limiting your ability to function at a high level when you don’t sleep. A … Read more