March 7, 2019

Getting (the right) sh*t done

I started off the new year reflecting, like many of us do, on what I accomplished (and didn’t) last year, and thinking about what I wanted moving forward. I brought in a few friends to help me, and during this time, I found myself writing this piece. The new year —  our society’s favorite chance to […]
November 13, 2018

How to Never Fail

As an Executive Coach I work with lots of start-up leaders. Many of them are constantly living in fear of failure. And for good reason. These founders are trying to create something that doesn’t yet exist. They’re constantly months or even weeks from running out of money, and they face a lot of skepticism from investors […]
October 30, 2018

Be Elite: Build your Personal Team

I grew up playing tennis and still follow it. Over the years, I have noticed that players used to have one coach at best, but today they are assembling larger and varied teams to support them in their quest to be the best they can be. Novak Djokovic, who just won Wimbledon and the US Open, […]
August 9, 2018

4 Ways to Make Better Decisions

We are living in a world where we have so many choices that our days can feel like an exhausting exercise in making decisions. I equate making decisions with solving problems; I do this because I believe it’s more empowering to fix than to choose. So, if you want to get better at making decisions and […]
May 23, 2018

Optimizing Optimization

“You can’t squeeze blood from a stone.” So the saying goes. In the world of peak performance, everyone talks about optimization. The highest performers always seem to be looking to squeeze more productivity, efficiency, and performance out of themselves to get better outcomes. Whether it’s utilizing High Impact Interval Training in fitness, planning every hour of […]
February 28, 2018

The 4 Building Blocks of Productivity

This month’s post is about productivity. I focus on productivity using four building blocks: 1) the importance of setting strong goals, 2) mastering your morning routine, 3) priming yourself for performance, and 4) forming and maintain habits that move you closer to those goals. Know your goals Productivity is not getting more stuff done; it’s accomplishing […]