The Brain Hack From The 60s That Still Works Today

Your brain works on a reward circuit. Stimulus. Behavior. Reward. That’s the cycle. Example: You see the living room is dirty and kinda smelly. You spray Febreeze. It smells fantastic. That’s the whole cycle and its part of everything we do as humans. No...

The Real World Tradeoff Of Internet B.S.

I had always worked 60 hour weeks. But I wanted to do more, so I started working 80 hour weeks. It felt sexy and self-righteous to cut out weekends and social events. I was beating everyone. And that’s when I decided I wanted to push 100 hour weeks. Let me explain...

What You Can Do When There’s Too Much To Do

There isn’t enough time to do everything you want to do before you die. Let’s face it. There just isn’t. In fact, the same thing is true about your work. There just isn’t enough time to do everything. So let’s crush a few thoughts, right...

How To Get People To Follow You When They Disagree

I was talking with a client, once, about implementing a new protocol within his team. “How will we get people on board with this?” That question has a 2 part answer. Part 1 It helps if someone has done this before. This is called evidence-based...

How To Get To Your Dream

Step 1 – Define the dream. Examples of good definitions: Save 500 lives by donating blood. Fully fund a non-profit in my area for the year. Reach $x in revenue by 2025. Examples of bad definitions: Change education. Start a non-profit. Disrupt the industry....