The Flinch

Anyone who reads this blog has probably noticed that I really like the work of Julien Smith. And really, if you like my writing, you’d probably like his. Let’s drill it down a bit further. Remember my post “You are dying, and your world is a lie“? Well, if you liked that specific post of […]

Things are more badass

Today’s post is over at my nonprofit, The Badass Project. You should read it. Read it here. P.S: My last post was short. This post is short. This one doesn’t really count, though, because the post I’ve linked to isn’t short at all. And it’s bad ass. P.P.S: Don’t get used to short posts from […]

The 4-step process for becoming great

1. Begin. 2. Do the work. 3. Ship. 4. Repeat. Almost nobody truly does all four. Those that do inevitably become great.

You are dying, and your world is a lie.

This post contains a lesson about life, about your job, and about being human. Hang in there with me with through the intro, because whether or not you’re an athlete, this applies to you. — This summer, over a two-month span of time, I did an Olympic triathlon, a bike century, a half Ironman, and […]

6 steps to kicking failure’s sorry ass

This past weekend, on Sunday, I participated in a half Ironman triathlon. For those of you unfamiliar with triathlon, that’s a 1.2 mile swim followed by a 56 mile bike ride followed by a half marathon run (13.1 miles). I spent much of the previous day getting my stuff ready, crossing off checklists, and planning. […]