What to Do AFTER Mini Habits Change Your Life

My books teach people how to form habits, but they don’t say much about what to do after that happens. 

It’s a strange place to be. You’ve struggled for years to do certain things, and suddenly, these once-elusive behaviors are second nature. It feels great, but what do you do next?Read More

5 Ways to Handle Failure

People fail. All of us do. Failure itself isn’t a problem, but it can be devastating if you respond poorly to it. That is, it’s up to you what failure means to you.

As some are motivated by failure, others are slowed by it. Here are some ideas to help failure teach you and fuel you forward.

1. Devalue Individual Attempts

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One In The Hand Is Worth Five In The Bush

Today’s sure opportunities are more valuable than tomorrow’s possible opportunities.

In in the last few years, I’ve noticed something disturbing, yet enlightening: I tend to grossly overvalue future opportunities and grossly undervalue current opportunities. I know I’m not alone.

When it comes to potential opportunities, because they’re not solidified, we can easily embellish their likelihood of happening and their impact on our lives. Current opportunities aren’t like that. They’re real and they’re in front of your face, so while they might not look as good as what could be, they’re probably better than you think!

What Does the Future Hold?

We don’t know the future will bring. For that reason alone, the value of a potential future opportunity is MUCH lower than a definite current opportunity.Read More

How to Maximize Every Moment of Your Life

Caption: This is me on a Caribbean cruise. My shirt says, “Create Every Day.” My face says, “I love cruising.”

When you think about how to make the most of the one life you have, what comes to mind?

Many people, including myself, immediately think of things like traveling across the world, jumping out of planes, and surfing on the backs of whales. Extreme things. But such experiences, while individually spectacular, are only a small part of a great life. There are three things that are more important.Read More

My 9 Principles of Business Success

I admit it. My life isn’t everything I hoped for at this stage. But it’s more than I hoped for in terms of my business, career, finances, freedom, and world impact.

I’ve done well in business because of certain principles I’ve followed, which I’d like to share here. It will mostly be geared towards writing books (my main business), but the applications are broader than that.

These are the nine principles of business I operate by.Read More