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May 5, 2020
A Room With a View

A Room With a View

Beauty in this world is ever-present. It's a constant. It's always there for us to enjoy and participate in. What varies, however, is our inner view - our emotional state.
April 30, 2020
Tough Talks - E048 - That's When The Training Takes Over with Alan Zygowicz

TOUGH TALKS: That’s When The Training Takes Over with USMC Major Alan Zygowicz

He was a Major in the Marines as a helicopter pilot from 1969-1974 and flew missions getting soldiers out of Vietnam in 1972. He was a Special Agent in The Secret Service for 25 years. He’s an expert at Gracie Jui Jitsu. What the hell would HE know about Mental Toughness??? Let’s find out.
April 16, 2020
Tough Talks - E047 - Life is magic with Jon Dorenbos

TOUGH TALKS: Life is Magic with Jon Dorenbos

Meet Jon Dorenbos. His father killed his mother when he was 12. And after doing the work to heal from that tragedy he has become a super successful professional football player, a master magician, a competitor in the finals of America's Got Talent, and is a regular guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.
April 14, 2020
Attitude and Immunity

Attitude and Immunity

Dr. Bruce Lipton is one of the most brilliant minds on the planet today and is one of my favorite teachers. Here’s a clip of him in an interview discussing the critical nature of our attitudes. The instantaneous and powerful relationship between the quality of our thinking and the strength of our immune systems has been highly underemphasized.
April 9, 2020

BEST OF: Tough Talks 2!

It's as important as ever to choose to consume content that helps inspire you AND that strengthens your immune system. Here's some of that.
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.
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