How to become the best at anything

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Go hard, go strong, aim for the prize, and win. Here are three key principles to keep in mind on your way to success. [Read more...]

The secret to accomplishing absolutely anything

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Ever heard this old joke: Q: how do you eat an elephant? A: One bite at a time. Well, a principle exists there that can be used a lot of different places. [Read more...]

Learn this phrase: “Long walk, part of gift”


Love someone? Go that extra mile. Do it, do it, do it. The extra mile counts too. [Read more...]

Do you know someone who’s always right? I mean, ALWAYS RIGHT!?


It’s often wisest to give a headstrong person a really wide berth. Just step to the side, and let the other person go his or her crazy way. [Read more...]

The best way to make a big decision

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You’ve got a decision to make. Mull your choices and make it. Here are 5 principles that’ll help. [Read more...]

The Best Back-of-Napkin Diagram You’ll Ever Encounter

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Reality is always what to aim for. Problems are seldom catastrophic, but at the same time, you don’t want to be indifferent to them, either. [Read more...]

The secret to finishing any race strong


Anyone can start a race. And anyone can sprint to the finish. The hardest part of the race is something different, something surprising, and it’s what you train for every day. [Read more...]

Numbers matter. So go big, even with a handful.

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These days it’s easier than ever to locate numbers and quickly see how you stack up. But what do you do when your numbers look bleak? [Read more...]