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September 17, 2021
Success in Sales: Loving Your No’s!

Success in Sales: Loving Your No’s!

Success in Sales is not a game of “Yes!” Getting “No” is not only not a problem – it’s the BEST thing that could’ve happened! “Yes” lives in the land of “No.” Watch this video to learn why.
September 13, 2021
Choose The Knowing State

Choose The “Knowing State”

The Knowing State is one of the most powerful states from which we can operate. When we're knowing, the possibility of failure is non-existent in our field of consciousness. Thus, we're maximizing the likelihood of success.
August 27, 2021

The Perfection of Imperfection

"Perfectionism" is so misunderstood. When you love what is, what is is what you want. What if what is is already perfect?! Hmmmm...
August 6, 2021
Chris Dorris Keep the Skills Sharp

Why Do NBA Players Still Do Lay-up Drills?!

If I'm not actively conditioning my mind on a daily basis, then these and the other 500 million shitty thoughts will take up residence in my vulnerable mind and will govern me in a such a way that I experience life as troublesome and problematic. Dis-eased.
July 28, 2021
Chris Dorris Distraction: How To Stop Being A Victim Of It

Distraction: How To Stop Being A Victim Of It

We have been conditioned to believe that distraction is a thing that happens TO US. Therein lies the problem. Our ability to become impervious to this phenomenon that we refer to as "distraction" is entirely contingent upon owning the fact that we do it to ourselves. We don't "get distracted." We distract ourselves. And we do so by shifting our focus away from our mission. It's that simple.
July 22, 2021
Chris Dorris Fish For Possibilities


In my observation, there are two types of sport fishermen. The type that fish to catch fish, and the type who fish for possibility.
July 10, 2021
Please Make Yourself Uncomfortable

Please…Make Yourself Uncomfortable

You are the authority of your life. Authority. You get to re-author all your stories. The one you learned about discomfort being uncool - not cool. Rewrite it.
July 2, 2021
Your Brain Changes Faster Than DirectTV

Your Brain Changes Channels Faster Than DirectTV Does!

You always have instantaneous access to every possible human emotional state.
June 26, 2021
The How Obstacle

The How Obstacle

We have been conditioned to believe that we need to have an answer to the question HOW? And we DON'T! That's the HOW obstacle. You don't need to know the HOW in order to decide the WHAT.