Category Archives: Habits

Can I pick your brain? … Daniel Gefen’s wonderful, funny, penetrating interview of consistency and greatness you can achieve

on April 28, 2017 in Audio, Choosing/Decision-Making, Fitness, Freedom, Habits, SIDCHAs

I wish I could convey how much fun Daniel Gefen and I had talking before the podcast. I think it comes out in the conversation. Beyond being fun, Daniel went into depth nobody has about something I long wished someone would—the motivation behind the burpees and sidchas. Most interviewers ask about what I do, less about why or the effects. Daniel delved into consistency and how much it can create[…] Keep reading →

“Me and the Big Bang Theorist”: Less Cancer Founder Bill Couzens writes about meeting me

on April 18, 2017 in Fitness, Habits, Nonjudgment

Bill Couzens founded Less Cancer. He also founded National Cancer Prevention Day & Forum and initiated the US Congressional Cancer Prevention Caucus. In other words, he cares about an important issue and gets things done. He was also recently diagnosed with diabetes. He sought medical and dietary help. He also sensed he could use help with motivation and leading his life. Type 2 diabetes often results from behaviors that, when[…] Keep reading →

A new, trashy sidcha idea

on April 11, 2017 in Habits, SIDCHAs

People who feel inspired to start sidchas sometimes ask me for ideas. Burpees, cold showers, and blog posts seem too much for many to do daily. I thought of a new one, especially for city dwellers: Pick up at least one piece of trash per day from the ground and put it in a trash can. This one has been formulating in my mind for a while. New York City[…] Keep reading →

How I Wake Up in Under One Minute Every Day

on April 1, 2017 in Choosing/Decision-Making, Freedom, Habits, Tips

Yesterday my guest post, “How I Wake Up in Under One Minute Every Day,” posted in Lidiya K‘s Let’s Reach Success blog. It begins For most of my life, certainly the past decade, I’d take twenty-plus minutes to get out of bed after my alarm, often forty minutes or more. Since November I’ve gotten out of bed in under sixty seconds, without fail, each day, at 6:15am. When a mutual[…] Keep reading →

Experience Less Stress By Being Aware of Your Emotions: The Mindfulness Mode podcast interview with Bruce Langford

on March 30, 2017 in Audio, Awareness, Habits, SIDCHAs

I’ve wanted to share some of my views on mindfulness, which connects with leadership, especially personal leadership, for a long time. Bruce Langford, who hosts the Mindfulness Mode podcast gave me the chance. If you care about mindfulness, leadership, mindful leadership, you’ll value listening to this conversation. We talked about Starting mindfulness What mindfulness is Getting more done through mindfulness Habits and mindfulness Food, eating, and mindfulness The counterproductive results[…] Keep reading →

Astrophysicist turned media wiz tells listeners what leadership is all about: The Tim Laskis interview

on March 22, 2017 in Audio, Fitness, Habits, Leadership, SIDCHAs

Tim Laskis is a psychologist, but unlike most of them, has done things in life, including starting and selling a company and coaching others. He specializes in business and sports. Read more about him below. He also interviewed me for his podcast, The Tim Laskis Show, a genuine, fun, rewarding, and, I believe, engaging and informative conversation. We talked about success, failure, what it takes to achieve, how to make[…] Keep reading →

How to Turn the Knob of Leadership and Your Life: The Tanner Gers Interview

on March 21, 2017 in Audio, Freedom, Habits, Stories

I can’t say enough about Tanner Gers. He posted the podcast of our conversation today. We had a great time talking about life and doing things. A bit of a love-fest between two people who admire and respect each other. Before linking to the podcast, a few words about Tanner from his about page. If you’ve read Chapter 8 of Leadership Step by Step, you’ll see the connection this man’s[…] Keep reading →