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June 25, 2020

541. Don’t let your "done's" be greater than your "do's"

Don’t let what you’ve done be greater than your do. Is what you’ve done all there is to do? Ring to ruin there’s always next. Text me or leave me a voice mail w/ your thoughts & questions! 337-565-0906 Put your thumbs to work...

June 24, 2020

540. No wagon, no band.

“People can’t jump on your bandwagon if it’s parked in the garage.” Sam Horn There are so many things you want to do: mentor, help kids, raise awareness, support the elderly, teach literacy, start a cooking show, write a book...

June 23, 2020

539. Get off your points & find your ranges.

Every day you work to get to points which is understandable because your points provide certainty, comfort, and convenience. You’ve shortened your success because you’re working in points and cease living in ranges. 💥You lear...

June 22, 2020

538. Work like a MVP, don’t act like an MVP

Author of Lost and Founder, Ram Fishkin writes about a MVP: Minimum Viable Product. Meaning an MVP for a behemoth like Nike is different than a startup like Johnny’s Hoodies. Before Nike can launch, they have to consider how ...

June 21, 2020

537. 6 episodes in one! | Recapping this week’s episodes.

If you missed a few episodes of TSL this week or just want a quick refresher I got you. Today’s episode is a sampler from this past week’s topics, that way you can pick and choose which ones to go back and hit. 🛑YOU power thi...

June 20, 2020

536. Get an A+ out of your F’s | Discovering the advantages when you fail.

Failing 9th grade ain’t good. Failing where you are right is great, because fail-ing is a process whereas failure is a label. & if it’s a label then everything you do supports that labor. I want you to start seeing the failin...

June 19, 2020

535. It’s not the wrong decision, it was the wrong outcome.

When it comes to “decisions, Kevin Systrom, co-founder of Instagram, doesn’t feel that they lead to “consequences” but more-so “outcomes.” I never liked the only word “consequences” as it relates to making a decision because ...

June 18, 2020

534. “How fast can you come back?”

This week has been an absolute train wreck for accomplishment. My week’s wins have been fractional in comparison to my mission...but “how fast can I come back?” If you feel overwhelmed because things aren’t coming together fo...

June 17, 2020

533. Price & Cost ain’t the same

Price & Cost seem synonymous but they are not the same. Price is the decision, but the costs are what fuels (or stalls) the decision. Your TSL Post Note: When the price is pretty, the costs are ugly. When you price is ugly, t...

June 16, 2020

532. Nothing comes hard. | Choosing hard when easy is available.

“Everyone has uphill dreams, but downhill habits.” ~John Maxwell Why is it so easy to eat bad? You can get a 10 piece nugget for $1.49 but a grilled chicken wrap will leave your $10 lighter. Fast food joints don’t want you to...

June 15, 2020

531. The line starts at “why” not what.

TSL Nation! Let’s get it! “People don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it and what you do proves what you believe.” ~ Simon Sinek If you want to truly make someone stutter, after they tell you “what” they do ask them “w...

June 14, 2020

530. Bustin a recap of this week’s episodes on you.

Life can get hectic and you may have missed a few episodes of TSL. No worries I have em all rolled into one episode for you to check out & dive deeper into specific ones that peak your interest. Enjoy & see you tomorrow! Send...

June 13, 2020

529. “I” before “E” except after “S”| Emulate, don’t imitate, yourself to success.

They say imitation is the highest form of flattery, but Emulation is the strongest path the success. What’s the difference between Imitation & Emulation? Why do I get burned out so quick? Why are some people less talented tha...

June 12, 2020

528. Perfect now. Inferior later.

“The version of you is perfect for right now, but it’ll be inferior for next year.” Those words were seared into me last night from Ed Mylett. He went on to say, “I am in a constant crises to get to the NEXT VERSION of me.” Y...

June 11, 2020

527. Live “with” or Live “for?”

Say the phrase, “I gotta live with it...” & notice how your mind & body physically & psychology shift. Do you feel strong and able or weak and helpless? It’s amazing when you’re facing adversity, if you remove the word “with”...

June 10, 2020

526. Raise your hand, change your life. | Even having the wrong answer is better than no answer.

"The person with their hand always up is going to get promoted before you. They're going to get the office before you. They going to leverage their promotion to a better paying job before you even get a raise. You were better...

June 09, 2020

525. Be the face of your pace. | You set pace, don’t follow someone else’s race.

You’ll often see a pacer in races. They’re the ones out in front setting the expectations of others. Relationships, finances, wellness, health, & your career, you’ll start off being the pacer, but wind up doing the pacing- fa...

June 08, 2020

524. Don’t be so quick to ask for help. Learn how to know what to look for.

I resist the urge to jump in when a young manager asks for help because the only way he’ll learn what to fix is by learning what to look for. Your growth is tied to your hands on experience. When you’re doing or seeing someth...

June 07, 2020

523. “You have to know form in order to break form.” | Why form & structure is needed.

“You have to know form in order to break form...you have to know structure in order to break structure. Otherwise you’re just shortcutting.” ~Michael Gervais You want the quick results so you ask, “What can I get away with NO...

June 06, 2020

522. “It’s not where you’re from, it’s where you’re at.

“Every next level of your life demands a new version of you.” Inky Johnson Why be so quick to pop off and show people where you came from? If you want to show them, let it be in distance, act in such a way that is so far remo...

June 05, 2020

521. Your idea is worthless until executed.

Not quite ready to start that blog, channel, page, or podcast? Working on the details- doing a little more research before launching that message? Want it perfect, right? It’ll suck. Even if you think it’s good, you’ll look b...

June 04, 2020

520. First, be average

Because average is the base camp of great. So you fell asleep at the wheel...your pants are tighter & your sales are lighter. I bet when I talk to you, you’re telling me how you used to look and live right? And you were soooo...

June 03, 2020

519. Buy your effort another round

In episode 517 we talked about the need for endurance, but let’s skip back to effort again because effort only once is a result, but if you reapply your skills with even more effort, you’ll = achievement. Today we work off of...

June 02, 2020

518. Make yourself a part of the conversation.

When comedian Steve Martin is asked his advice on how to be successful it’s pretty simple. “Be so good they can’t ignore you.” Today we’re riffing from @calnewport book “So good they can’t ignore you.” Adopt a “Craftsman’s Mi...