5 Principles for Working Less and Living More

How to Avoid the Entrepreneur's Trap

Is there a danger in loving your work too much? It wasn’t unusual for Thomas Edison to work 20 continuous hours during a 24 hour period. Many times, his 4 hours of rest came in the form of a nap on a couch where he worked. There’s even one recorded time period in which Edison worked […]

5 Principles for working less and living more

Why You Need Both Discipline and Freedom to Do Great Work

Those who keep their options open, commit to nothing

If I told you discipline and freedom go together nicely, would you believe me? If not, get ready for a mindset shift today. The truth is if you want to do great work, you are going to need both discipline and freedom. In the bestselling book Business Secrets from the Bible, Rabbi Daniel Lapin talks […]

Why you need both discipline and freedom

The Hidden Danger That Just Might Destroy Your Dreams

Why Subtle Laziness Leads to Sudden Scarcity

What if I told you there was a hidden danger that has the potential to destroy your dreams? It’s a subtle danger. It’s not the type of danger you anticipate when watching movies (which my son calls the “jump scare”). This danger is subtle like a slow, moving tide. It’s subtle like when you close […]

How to overcome laziness

The Top 7 Ways I Use Evernote Everyday

How to Finally Start Using Evernote to Stress Less and Do More

Have you downloaded Evernote, but have no idea what to do with it? My hope is for you to change that today. Have you ever stopped to think how much time you waste every week “looking” for things? In a few simple steps you can make Evernote your “external brain” which will allow you to […]

Top Ways I use Evernote Everyday

How to Pick Up and Dust Off Your Broken Dreams

Broken dreams. Broken goals. We all have them. We desperately want to see change in our lives, yet we remain the same year after year. What if I told you there is one contributing factor as to why you haven’t changed? This factor is simple in concept, but difficult in practice. You’ve probably heard it […]


The Biggest Secret to Becoming a Successful Achiever

As a Senior in high school, one of our class assignments was to “shadow” someone at their workplace for a day. I’d always admired my Grandfather’s business so I decided to learn from him for a day. He owned a few small hardware stores in rural parts of Indiana. I still remember that day vividly. He taught […]


The Day They Laughed at Walt Disney for His Dream

Walt Disney had a movie executive laugh out loud at his dream. Early on in his business to bring cartoon animation to the movie theaters, Disney had what felt like an opportunity of a lifetime. Through much hard work, he had negotiated an appointment with one of the largest movie industry executives at the time. Walt’s […]


The Secret to Getting Ahead According to Mark Twain

Are you frustrated by the lack of progress on your goals and projects? Are you the type of person who doesn’t like to set goals because you secretly think you’re just setting yourself up for disappointment? Mark Twain was one of the most successful authors of his day. When asked how he had been able […]