Ali would talk about being the greatest. Tyson Fury believed he was the lineal champion destined to knock out Wilder. Elon Musk put into mass production an electric vehicle when we should have had electric vehicles 40 years ago. He believed in himself and his identity as a revolutionary, a game changer. Does your identity serve you or hurt you? Do you see yourself in a way that is empowering or do you look in your own mirror with doubt? I wasn’t supposed to make it. My dad wa
Know your macros. Your ability to stick to a plan and see noticeable results will depend on your food intake, your conditioning plan, adequate recovery and your ability to deal with everyday life in a proactive way. From a food standpoint, the critical factors when looking at body re-composition are: 1. Caloric intake. If you know your exact caloric intake for the desired outcome you choose and stick with it consistently for weeks, without compromise, you will see changes. 2.
Commitment. We see it in the elite performers. We respect their drive. We respect the determination. The persistence. The consistency. We glorify that commitment because these guys are in the spotlight, playing a highly visible sport or producing a top music hit. LeBron defines himself as much more than a ball player. There’s something about him that makes him so much greater than the former star basketball who is now broke after spending all of his money. That commitment to
Picasso’s wisdom offers up so many teachable points. Ask yourself: 1. Do you have a viable plan to achieve your goal; daily, weekly, monthly? 2. When push comes to shove and people start challenging the “legitimacy”, “attainability” of your goal, Do YOU believe in YOURSELF enough to ignore or even better, be motivated by your critics, or are you going to buckle? 3. Are you persistent, even in spite of the moments of self doubt, fatigue, obstacles, “tomorrow mentality”? Only w
The chief cause of failure is broken focus. I keep the main thing, the main thing, doing what is going to give me the biggest return long term, the most attention in a day. What is that main thing for you? The other side of the coin is where some people focus so much on the main thing that everything else gets lost in the process. We see it all the time; the person obsessed over his business loses sight of family obligations and has his wife leaving him after a few years. The
FACT: You will rise only to the level of your own self esteem. People create self-imposed glass ceilings on their potential born out of doubt and insecurities. I see it all the time when I help people transform their bodies. Most will stop just before making that final breakthrough to a dream body. Deeply rooted in their subconscious, falsely I will add, they don’t deserve to be what they are so close to becoming. They choose to be “beta” males, subordinates to the alphas the