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Five Ideas to Script Your First 15 Minutes

Good morning! Whether you enjoy some NFL football or not, you’ll learn a lesson from Bill Walsh. He was the former coach of the San Fransisco 49ers. Did you know Walsh actually scripted their first 15 plays? In other words, he knew exactly how his team would start the game, play by play, for the first 15 plays. This motivated the …

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Your Deadline

Good morning! Today, I want to show you the power of this incredible tool that will help you get 2-3 times more done in less time. It’s called a “deadline”. Step 1: Get an accountability partner Step 2: Tell them what you want to accomplish and why. For example, maybe you want to write a book about overcoming a disease because …

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Be Crazy This Week

Good morning! It’s “Crazy Week”. That means do something out of the ordinary to get out of your rut. Write down all the crazy ideas you have, no matter how bizarre they sound. Start planning out how to execute them. “It’s too crazy!” Good. Achievers do crazy things. I was told, “You’re crazy” when I told my wife to submit her …

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Your Three Biggest Influences

Good morning! Did you know there are three things that will influence your life more than anything else? Our pastor mentioned this at a leadership meeting and it’s been sinking in. I hope it sinks in with you, too. Your Three Biggest Influences… The people you meet. The places you go. The books you read. Now, Let Me Ask You …

Can You Pencil In This Time?

Good morning! I’m really excited. Today, I’m meeting my friend Greg, an old co-worker from my corporate days for lunch. I was just telling my wife earlier this year that I need to eliminate the excuses of not making time for these little things because I’m too busy. I texted him and we penciled in this day almost three weeks ago. Who …

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There’s Still Room for You

Several weeks ago, I went to a nutrition conference with my wife. She too is an entrepreneur and she wanted me to see her world. One night, we all hung out in her friend’s hotel room. It was me and about 8+ network marketers. I was the lonely writer in the corner listening to them encourage each other. One woman …

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Will You Join Me?

Good morning! Last weekend, our basketball team full of kindergartners and first graders were working on all cylinders. They passed the ball, made some great shots, and even blocked a few. However, the big moment was at halftime… You see, my son Champ (to put it bluntly), is really smart with numbers and directions but NOT great at sports. He really struggles …

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Ten-Minute Game Changer

Good morning! Hey, I’m curious about something. Let’s say you’re interested in starting your own business. If I were to ask you, “Can you open your business this year, even though you may have a full time job and you’re busy being the best parent possible?” how would you respond? Overwhelmed at the idea, you may say, “I’m not sure if that …