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Surround Yourself with The Best


Tim: I always come back to the point where I’m trying to educate people on the importance of joint inter-segmental stability and this is one of the best ways to create that stability. The workout we’re doing today is one of the best ways to create that stability. When you’ve done the preparation to create […]


Consistency in Practice


When I’m training or rehearsing for a big speech or event, some of the things I do to get ready may look a little off to those who don’t know what preparation looks like. For example, in this week’s video my trainer Tim Adams and I continue ‘rolling out on a ball’ while talking about […]


Training for the Next 20 Years


Just like yours, my life is busy. I’ve got a business, a family … a life that requires me to be in top physical shape. I’ve got to be ready to perform on a high level every day. To do that, my body has to be prepared and capable of handling the load. So when […]


Choosing The Best


Think about your relationship to practice—that is what separates the amateurs from pros. The center of our world, our communities, our families and ourselves is about practice, is about rehearsal and running all those miles. That is the center of our universe. It is our big game. It is the big show. I can promise you […]


Storytelling Mistakes to Avoid


Bo: Mary, let’s talk about mistakes. Give me the ones that really jump out. Mary: Being a reporter is a mistake. Telling your story like you’re a reporter and you’re just reporting the things that happened like, “This happened and then this happened”; that is plot but that’s only one part of what makes up […]


Doing Business with Your Story


Bo: “People’s businesses, does their story have to line up with their business?” Mary: My opinion is if you are on your life journey, if you have discovered that place where you’re doing the work that you want to continue doing—it may grow, shift and change, as you grow, shift and change—but you feel like […]


The 3 Elements Your Story Must Have


Bo: What are the top elements you look for in a good story? Mary: There are always three things I’m looking for—because one of the things people come to me for is figuring out which story to tell. Number one is it has to be something that makes you vulnerable. The one that you don’t […]


Tell Your Story Now


Everyone who works with me, either by coming to the Personal Story Power Event or joining my coaching program, knows my story structure coach Mary Kincaid. She is brilliant at breaking down story. Whenever I’m thinking of a story to use, I go to her with questions like, “Where should I start? What do I […]


The Next Chapter


When I stopped playing football and started studying acting, it was survival. I had to find a place and create a platform to let all the TNT, all the energy I had played with—out. So I moved to New York City. I wanted to write. I wanted to tell my story. I wanted to perform […]


Name Your Enemy


You know the timeless story of David and Goliath, right? It’s arguably the most famous underdog story in history. The smaller, weaker opponent faces someone much bigger and stronger, and comes out on top. In the history of mankind, when someone has heard that story, did anyone ever say, “I hope Goliath wins this time.” […]