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Meeting the Man with No Feet

On this week’s episode of the podcast, Joel Del Rosario dropped a really profound Napoleon Hill quote on me. “There is something infinitely worse than being forced to work. It is being forced not to work.” I found this to be a profound concept… Continue Reading “Meeting the Man with No Feet”

A Tried and Tested Strategy for Success in Life … Or War

One of the reasons people love Jocko Willink is because he shares hard earned wisdom from years of military service. I myself genuinely appreciate the passion this man has for the knowledge that has been cultivated, shared, and built upon in our nation’s military.… Continue Reading “A Tried and Tested Strategy for Success in Life … Or War”

Gregg Glassman and The Crossfit Community: An Honest Reflection

We are a little under a year out from the Twitter comment that Greg Glassman made referring to what was going on in this country as “Floyd-19.” The response across the country and the international community was an uproar of anger. Rightfully so. The… Continue Reading “Gregg Glassman and The Crossfit Community: An Honest Reflection”

Ep 76: Passing Special Forces Assessment and Selection and becoming a Wildland Firefighter with Harry Walker

On Today’s Episode I interview Harry Walker about how he managed to pass the Army’s Special Forces and Selection and went on to Fight Wildland firefighters during one of the craziest years in history. We cover everything from functional fitness, crafting survival skills, developing… Continue Reading “Ep 76: Passing Special Forces Assessment and Selection and becoming a Wildland Firefighter with Harry Walker”

Make it Happen

There will always be a reason why we cannot accomplish something. Some thing, or being, is standing in our way. Some limiting belief or factor in our lives is beating us down. For every goal we have we can always find a thousand reasons… Continue Reading “Make it Happen”

Tribes and why we badly need to bring them back

Sebastian Junger brought the understanding of the need to be a part of groups back into vogue when he released the book “Tribe on homecoming and belonging.” Our nation’s military learned during the Global War on Terrorism, that there was a certain fraternal bond… Continue Reading “Tribes and why we badly need to bring them back”

Why I love the WhOOP Strap

NOTE: I’ve had a lot of followers/listeners ask me specific questions about the WHOOP Strap. In order to provide the most utility possible, I developed this post. It is much longer than a usual blog post. If at any point through reading you decide… Continue Reading “Why I love the WhOOP Strap”

The Absolute Best Books to give This Holiday Season

I love to read, I advocate that passion to others. As I’ve pointed out previously, you would ask for 15 minutes and a cup of coffee from some of the most prominent people in the world. I believe that time would be wasted on… Continue Reading “The Absolute Best Books to give This Holiday Season”

one little Trick to Leadership

My heart was racing having just finished yet another live fire training exercise with a platoon of soon to be Infantry Officers when I heard one of the best leadership maxims ever shared with me. “For as long as the American fighting man has… Continue Reading “one little Trick to Leadership”

EP 68: The Deli Boy Turkey Day Episode

Josh Gryvatz is the Chef/Proprietor of deli boy he ostensibly grew up in the food business. From stocking shelves and sweeping floors in his parent’s small New York convenience store at age eleven to almost thirty years later, managing the full-service deli, butcher and… Continue Reading “EP 68: The Deli Boy Turkey Day Episode”