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Before You Start Your Next Goal, Shape Your Path

Imagine that you and I went back 100 years to a time when Henry Ford first made the automobile available to the average person. It's an exciting time. This disruptive change in technology has given us the freedom to reach destinations beyond what we dreamed possible. But there's a...

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The True Secret Behind Mozart's Genius

Since the day he entered this world, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was surrounded by music. His father, Leopold Mozart, was a musical instructor and filled the Mozart home with music played by his students. This included Wolfgang’s older sister, Maria Anna, who practiced the piano day and night. This...

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Principles Before Practicality

There is no worse state of mind than desperation. You forget your values. You compromise your principles. You truly lose yourself. You become so focused on getting out of whatever jam you're in, that you lose sight of the consequences of your actions. Since starting Willpowered, I...

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How Kobe Bryant Willed Himself to Greatness

When he was 12 years old, Kobe Bryant was about to give up basketball forever. He just completed his summer basketball camp and was going home a disgrace. He thought it would be the beginning of a flawless journey to becoming the star NBA player that we all know today – especially because his...

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Simpler Is Better Than Better

When you think of the great entrepreneurs through history, there is one name that is almost certainly going to come to mind —Henry Ford. Ford is thought of by many to be the "father" of the auto industry...but why? Did he invent the first car? No... Did he invent the internal...

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It's Better to Look Stupid Than Perfect

I've said it before, and I'll say it again on this blog... There is nothing special about me. Throughout school, I was a B student... I was never talented at sports...And my English teachers would laugh if they knew I made a living from writing. However, this lack of talent forced me to learn...

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Consistency Conquers, Intensity Squanders

What are you passionate about? The answer to that question is the key to motivation through good times and bad. Since starting Willpowered, three things I'm deeply passionate about have reminded me why the exhaustion, doubt, and failure I've experienced over the years was worth it. Sharing...

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Never Give in to Guilt

There are two things I'm sure everybody reading this has experienced at some point: Failure & Guilt. Everybody has tried... Everybody has failed...And everbody has felt guilty about letting friends, family, or themselves...

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Don't Multi-task, Multi-goal

You're probably familiar with the saying, "Hit two birds with one stone." But imagine for a second that this was your reality. Imagine you were trying to hit two birds with one stone because you relied on those two birds for dinner. If you didn't hit those birds, you were going to bed...

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Talk is the Path to Frustration

All my life, I've struggled with over-promising...and under-delivering. 4 months ago I decided to put an end to that. I was going to stop talking – and focus all my energy on action. Here's what...

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