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April 6, 2020
The #1 mistake

The #1 mistake people make in the pursuit of success

Here's a short clip from a keynote I gave recently. It's about removing all the unnecessary time that we tend to put between ourselves and our desires and the creation of excellence. It's a timely clip as it has relevance to how we are or are not utilizing this unusual and challenging time that we are all being forced to slow down into. And create from. If we view it masterfully.
March 25, 2020
Tough Talks Highlight Reel

BEST OF: Tough Talks!

We're at our 45th Tough Talks Episode!!! And you know what that means? You do know what any respectable podcaster does at the 45th episode, right? Of course, you do! Who doesn't know that? They do a HIGHLIGHT REEL of the first 44!
March 25, 2020
Tough Talks Tips for Covid - 19

Mental Toughness Tips for Covid-19

In this video, I briefly discuss 5 points that are hugely relevant to the times:  loneness, Creativity, Connectedness, Service and Enthusiasm. I'll also be reating follow up videos on these in which I elaborate a bit more on each. Keep it above The O-Line!
March 23, 2020
Getting Above The O-Line

Getting Above The O-Line: How to Elevate State

One of my most relied upon mantras is, "Create the State, Don't Wait." One of the biggest mistakes we have all learned to make is waiting for something great to occur in the outer world before we let ourselves enter into high-grade states. In other words, we've learned to permit the outer world to govern the inner world. And that's backwards.
March 17, 2020
Yes, You CAN Transform Fast

Yes, You CAN Transform Fast

I have chosen to share this for anyone that is entertaining the false belief that profound transformation must be gradual. I’m sharing this with the hopes that someone who is on the fence – somewhere in the world – flip-flopping on whether or not to invest in themselves in a great coaching program, hesitating because of the belief that it’s too late, or it’ll take too long to really transform, will be inspired by this to take immediate, bold, masterful action.
March 4, 2020
TOUGH TALKS - E044 - Mic Swap - a deep dive into ALL-IN and the power of decisions

TOUGH TALKS: Mic Swap, a Deep Dive into ALL-IN! and the Power of Decisions

So we turn the mics around today and have former TT guest, Jason Goldberg, do the interviewing. So CD is the guest today as Jason grills him on all things Mental Toughness. As expected, JG delivers with depth and humor.
February 19, 2020
TOUGH TALKS - E043 - What Will 40 Days In Absolute Silence Get Me. with Marieta Oslanec

TOUGH TALKS: What Will 40 Days In Absolute Silence Get Me? with Marieta Oslanec

Marieta Oslanec was bullied as a kid and eventually moved to The USA from Slovakia in her youth with $700 to her name speaking no English. Now she travels the world doing silent retreats to connect with The Collective Unconscious and writes books on how to strengthen your inner genius and uplift humanity and coaches Conscious Entrepreneurs and who knows what else cool?! I say we go find out!
February 17, 2020
Playing on court 1

Playing On Court 1 (Part 2 of 2)

This is the second of two installments in the Playing on Court 1 video blog series. The 1st installment was on Participation. It was about challenging yourself to play with the "ballers" in your craft. Participating with the best of the best so that you steepen your growth curve maximally.
February 10, 2020
Playing On Court 1

Playing On Court 1 (Part 1 of 2)

Here is Part 1 of a two part series that's about SHOWING UP BIG TIME IN LIFE and how to capitalize on the learning when people are better than you at whatever it is you're doing.
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