Many athletes wish they could just play the game "without all of the politics". What they fail to realize is that thier sport is just the first step into a larger game that is being played. In this epsiode, I share some wisdom from rapper Jeezy on just how to use your talent to leverage bigger and better things for yourself and your legacy.
What makes a warrior a good one? In this episode, I share a bar from one of my most frequently read books, Hagakure. This bar illustrates just what makes a warrior a superior one, and how you can train yourself to be unstoppable.
One of the prices you pay for having high standards is being alienated and even guilted for how you choose to live your life. In this epsiode, I share a bar from philosopher and rapper Nipsey Hussle on just what to do about that.
Courage is the ultimate currency.
It seems like the more you succeed, the more the doubts and insecurities creep in. You've just reached your goal, you should feel more confident.....right?
In this epsidoe, I break down some practical tips for dealing with imposter syndrome, and how to use this "negative" thing to your advantage.
Usually when you hear the word "self care", you think manicures and lattes, or getting a luxurious meal to"treat yourself". In this epsiode I share my philosophy on this mmisunderstood concept, and how mastering the art of self-care can take your results to the next level.
How do you make a dream a reality when money is low?
When you don't have the support you need?
When you have to overcome incredible odds that others don't have to?
In this epsiode, I share with you my formula and aproach.
In this episode I break down a powerful bar from Dave East, where he gives the secret for making it out of a tough situation.
There are many schools of thought around morning routines. Some believe there are things every high perfromer should do, regardless of who they are. Some write off the notion of the importance of a routine in the morning altogether.
Whichever school of thought you belong to, I want to share with you an improvement to my routine that has changed the game, and has proven to be very useful for me at this stage of my life.
You've just planned your week, but are you actually ready? Take this short quiz to see if you're as ready as you think you are.
Why do some athletes dominate, and others dont?
What do they do? How do they think? In this epsidoe, I break down 3 core differences between the average and the dominant.
It can be difficult to lock in for workouts, especially when you are tired, exhausted and the season is so far away. In this episode, I share a simple pre-workout formula that will get you locked in regardless of the distractions.
It can be difficult to stay locked in and focused with all of this temptation. How do you stay on the right track, in spite of the distrations and traps?
There are no shortage of hacks, tips and apps to improve your focus. But what if your problme focusing has deeper roots? In this episode, I share a simple spirutal formula to getting to a deeper zone and focus.
How do you communicate with difficult people? Why is it so hard getting through to certain people?
This book by Mark Goulston is a must read for anyone looking to improve their ability to comunicate.
Accountability, when done right, can be the difference between struggle and consisitent success.
In this epsiode, I share with you how to set up an accountability with a teammate, co-worker or friend.
It's difficult being the best player on the team. You are smarter than your coach, and their mistakes are costing you wins and hurting your future. How do you handle it?
In this epsidoe, I discuss some harsh realities, and the best way to handle a sticky situation like this one.
There's nothing like leaving the zoo for the jungle...but it seems as hard as you tried to prepare, the stresss and anxiety is proving too much to handle. In this episiode, I break down my philosophy and approach to being full time Jungle.
In this epsiode, I break down a few gritty lyrics from Benny The Butcher, as he explains some of the realities that come with rising to the top.
You’ve got momentum, and then…..BAM. Life hits you with something that totally surprises you, and throws off that momentum.
How do you handle that?
What can you do to prevent it?
How do you respond when it does throw you off?
In this episode, I break down my answers to these questions.
In another episode of Bars, I break down wisdom from BSF rapper Rick Hyde, and his philosophy on the value of struggle.
Use this powerful goal setting exercise to gain clarity on your vision, goals and action plan.
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There's problems and then there are PROBLEMS. Season ending injuries. Divorces. Deaths in the family. Natural disasters.
What's the mindset and approach to these things that can keep us in the game? How can we stay aggressive in the face of these obstacles?
In this episode, I break down the mindset and approach.
How do good games affect you? What about bad games? You are allowing these emotions to affect you for too long, leading you to lose your sense of calm and poise. In today's episode, I am goimg to show you a simple method for evaluating yourself after a game so that you can improve faster, and stay more level headed and poised.
In this epsidoe, I share a bar from rapper Rick Hyde to illustrate the importance of staying focused, to avoid getting lost and distracted.