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Mindfulness-in-Action: One Punch at a Time!

I get asked frequently, what exactly do I do for a living? My wife has a tough time answering this question too.

To answer this question I often reply, "it depends on my audience."

If I am working with special force operators, then I am coaching them a combination of empty hand fighting techniques, along with mental game strategies that they can apply on the battlefield. If I am working with my martial art students, then I am helping them get into......

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Success and Failure: Two Sides of the Same Coin!

We were driving back home from a failed intervention for a friend, when my wife turned to me and said, “I don’t want you to take this the wrong way, but there are things about your personality, if you didn’t work on them everyday would be a real problem in your life too.” I got what she was saying. When I think about success, often, the very attributes that drive me to succeed, are also the very attributes, if left unchecked could lead me to making mistakes. Continue Reading

The Jiu-Jitsu of Creativity and Innovation

I had an interesting chat the other day with a friend who’s job it is to help companies establish a culture of creativity and innovation. As we talked about the challenges of achieving this, it was clear that identifying both the challenges and obstacles wasn’t as difficult as getting a company to implement the necessary strategies to rectify it. He turned to me and asked, “How would I do it?” It is clear to me, both as a martial artist, and as an entrepreneur, that creativity that......

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Anchoring Yourself, In The Midst of Life’s Storms

You can change your zip code, the direction of your business, even your outward appearance, but if you don’t change your state of mind, then the same circumstances that have always held you back from achieving success in your life and your business will persist. You will fall victim to the common pitfall of distracting yourself with external changes when the inward reality is that nothing has actually shifted. Developing your inner capital then is one of the most critical aspects of the changing business world. It is also the......

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