Tim Ferriss is not only the voice behind my favorite PodCast – but he is also the presenter in the top TED talk of 2017. Talking on “fear-setting”, Tim is both vulnerable and uplifting. [ted id=2799]
“Boxing is a sport of self-control. You must understand fear so you can manipulate it. Fear is like fire. You can make it work for you: it can warm you in the winter, cook your food when you’re hungry, give you light when you are in the dark, and produce energy. Let it go out of control and it can hurt you, even kill you… Fear is a friend of exceptional people.” – Cus D’Amato
Before his passing – Dr. Wayne Dyer shared one last lesson on his facebook page. The lesson was a reflection of a conversation he had with a young man who attended an I Can Do It conference where Dr. Dyer was preparing to speak. “If I were to squeeze this orange as hard as I could, what would come out?” Dyer asked him. He looked at me like I was a little crazy and said, “Juice, of cou ...[Read More]
Replace fear of the unknown with curiosity.
Don’t fear tomorrow. Don’t regret the past. Live for whats now. Never look back.
Out of the night that covers me, Black as the pit, from pole to pole, I thank whatever gods may be For my unconquerable soul. In the fell clutch of circumstance I have not winced nor cried aloud. Under the bludgeonings of chance My head is bloody, but unbowed. Beyond this place of wrath and tears Looms but the horror of the shade, And yet the menace of the years Finds, and shall find, me unafraid. ...[Read More]
CONFIDENCE: Ability to question without fear
In 1989 DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince (Will Smith) planted the seed – I think I can beat Mike Tyson. A feat that to that point, nobody had even come close to. Tyson, the youngest person to ever win the WBC, WBA and IBF heavyweight titles. The Fresh Prince may have over reached at that point, but fast forward a few months later later, and enter James Buster Douglas. He too thought t ...[Read More]
Arnold Schwarzenegger’s 6 Rules of Success 1. Trust Yourself 2. Break the Rules 3. Don’t be afraid to fail 4. Don’t listen to the naysayers 5. Work like hell 6. Give something back