Discipline Makes Life Easier

Last night I attended a Ben Folds concert in NYC with my wife for our 10 year anniversary. We got the big ol‘ VIP package which gave us time with Ben before the show where he read from his new book and did a short Q&A. One unexpected comment came from that Q&A, that “discipline …

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Discipline Equals Freedom

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This post is an exerpt from my new book, The Craftsman Creative Manifesto. You can get a copy for yourself using the link at the bottom of the page. Here’s the principle right up front: There are no shortcuts. How does that make you feel? Excited to do the work? Or down because you were …

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What It Takes To Become An Entrepreneur

I write this late at night, laying in a hammock strung between two incredible trees. And I had this thought. Becoming an entrepreneur is a lot like what it takes for a seed to become a tree. A seed starts the process when planted. It has no idea what it is going to look like …

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When Gary V. Talks, You Listen

This week I was able to attend the inaugural Entrepreneur Simplified Entrecon at Utah Valley University. For a first run, it was pretty well put together, and I thoroughly enjoyed most of it.

Better than that, there were two HUGE opportunites. First, Alan (my business partner) and I got awarded scholarships to ES’s retreat next week, a $3500 value. We get to go for free, so that’s pretty exciting. I know a number of people that have gone through it and said it was lifechanging, so I’m excited to see how it goes.

The other one? You guessed it: I got to meet one of my favorite people that I’ve followed over the last few years, Gary Vaynerchuk.

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