Four months ago I committed to completely cutting lying out of my life.
The positive results from this change have been shocking and hopefully serve as a potent motivator to consider doing the same in your own life.
In the process of striving for 100% honesty at all times, I’ve realized that:
a) I used to tell told lots of baby lies.
b) Lying is one of the most crippling things to your personal growth.
Below I want to explain how lying, even in the most minuscule forms, is hindering you from becoming the most virtuous, courageous, happy member of society that you can be…
But first, have you ever heard someone say this?
“Honesty Is Very Important to Me”
If you …
WARNING: This is not a post about tactical information to improve your effectiveness like many of my others…
This is a brutally honest account of the parts of my life that I was unhappy with that were the driving forces for my relocation to Rio De Janeiro.
I want to share these truths and a transparent self-reflection after living here a month to inspire others, catalyze self-awareness, and reveal the fire-seeds of a proven approach to behavior change.
This is long post. It bleeds truth and many people will likely disagree with it because it challenges conventional views. I’m fine with that.
It will likely take you 10 minutes to read, but I think there are people that will read this and see truth …
In 5 days, I’m moving to Rio De Janeiro Brazil…and I could not be more excited about it.
Ipanema Beach – Where I’ll Be Living
This journey begins with the conclusion of a special one.
Two weeks ago was my last day at SinglePlatform. My experience there made the past 2 years the best ones of my life and I couldn’t be more fortunate to have spent everyday with such incredible people. I love you guys.
So…uh…why are you doing this?
Well, there’s a lot of reasons.
If I had 100 million dollars, here’s what I’d do consistently after an egregious vacation:
Live in a beautiful place with great friends
Create and do things that help people lead happier, more fulfilling lives
Work on improving and better understanding myself
Consistently spend …
We humans are a funny bunch.
We run and lift weights to get better bodies. We study to get good grades and improve our professional acumen. Some of us even spend time in the sun browning our skin because we think it will make us more attractive!! Arrribbaaa <333
But it seems like few people intentionally work their get more of everything they ever wanted muscle.
In my experience, the most ubiquitously available key to getting more of everything you want is becoming more comfortable with the uncomfortable.
Some call this courage. Others call it a tolerance for rejection.
Whatever you want to call it, the gap between where we are today and where we want to be is often inaction rooted in fear.
The crazy …
Two days ago I found my favorite podcast episode ever <3333
It was an interview with Noah Kagan on Patt Flynn’s Smart Passive Income.
Amongst all the awesomeness Noah mentioned, he brought up the coffee challenge. If you’re not familiar, it’s an exercise meant to help people get more comfortable with rejection. Basically you go to a coffee shop and ask for 10% for no reason…Oh hay guaranteed rejection!
I love this idea because I think the fear of rejection and failure is the biggest thing that holds people back from getting everything they ever wanted. So 15 minutes after listening to the podcast I decided to give it a whirl!
Some quick notes:
The first time I did the coffee challenge was …