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Personal Story Power Event: Sneak Peek, Part 1


The energy on the first day of my Personal Story Power Event is electric. Actually, every day of it is, but there’s nothing like when you hit the stage for the first time. And the first thing I do once I’m out there is to bring everyone else up there too. This event is for […]


Why You Must Master What You Read


So many people say you’ve got a read a book a week or a book a day or a book a minute and that hasn’t ever been my way. Who says these kinds of things anyway? That’s not my disposition. I’ve always read very few books but I make them my own. I internalize that […]


Learn from The Best to be The Best


I always look to the best when I want inspiration. Steven Pressfield, as far as I’m concerned, is the greatest living writer. When I need inspiration I read Steven Pressfield, whether it’s The War of Art or Turning Pro or The Warrior Ethos. I don’t need to read much. I can read a paragraph or […]


How to Start Your Day on Fire


Each of my days starts a little differently only because I travel a lot. I speak a lot so I’m on the road, doing events here and there, and it can be difficult to be consistent. But the one thing I’m definitely consistent about is a very active start to each day. I’m moving. I […]


Why Greatness Is Your Birthright


Being the best is a very scary proposition. I talk about being the best a lot because it’s always been my quest—no matter what discipline I’m entering. But it’s more than that. I think being the best is our natural disposition. Let me explain. I’ve never met a person who said, “I’d like to be […]


Preparing Young People to Lead


For you young people out there, who are leaders, but no one’s handed you the baton yet, the only way to lead is to do it with how you see the world. And the only way to know how you see the world is for you to tell your perspective of it—you have to tell […]


How to Time Your Story When Giving a Speech


The length of your personal story should be equivalent to the length of your speech. Let me explain. Most of the speeches I do are 90 minutes. So if you have a 90-minute speech, you can have a 16- or 17-minute story. But let that story breathe a bit. You have 90 minutes. You don’t […]


How to Connect on Camera


As a speaker, you’re used to speaking in front of people, right? There’s an automatic connection you make to human beings. But what happens when you’re doing a webinar or talking to a camera like I’m doing today and there’s no one to talk to? You’ve got to connect through the lens, or if you’re […]


Accessing Emotions through Story


When you tell a story you’ve already resolved, there’s no emotion. Actually, that’s not true. You may have resolved your story. You may have some relationship from the past that you’ve resolved through story. That’s still a good story. Why? Before I answer that, let me tell you I’ve had to resolve all the stories […]


The Difference Between Storytelling and Messaging


A lot of people get confused by story and messaging. If you notice, I don’t use the word ‘messaging’. I know you hear it a lot, especially in politics. I think messages are for billboards and fortune cookies. I don’t use them. I use personal stuff. I come from a personal place. I look at […]


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