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  • My Goals

    76,000 knuckle push ups...

    100 one arm push ups - each arm...

    Lift a total of 20,000,000 kg using Kettlebell's ...

    260 snatches with a 24 kg Kettlebell in 10 minutes...

    Spar 800 - 2:00 minute rounds...

    Learn a new traditional weapon...

    Break 8 patio stones with a hammer fist...

    Break 8 boards with a back kick...

    Break a wooden baseball bat...

    Do white belt - 5th dan poomse 1040 times each...

    Lose 10 pounds...

    Read one inspirational book a month...

    Reduce my carbon foot print by 40%...

    Complete 4 Community Based Leadership projects...

    Complete 52 acts of kindness...

    Write 52 motivational articles...

    Watch 100 Inspirational Videos...

    Buy only Used not New...

    Giant Killing :)...

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    • What if scale wasn't the goal? March 28, 2017
      From restaurants to direct mail, there's pressure to be scalable, to be efficient, to create something easily replicated. Which is often used as the reason it's not very good. "Well, we'd like to spend more time/more care/more focus on this, but we need to get bigger." What if you started in the other direction? What would happen if […]
    • Unselling March 27, 2017
      Getting someone to switch to you is totally different from getting someone who's new to the market to start using the solution you offer. Switching means: Admitting I was wrong, and, in many cases, leaving behind some of my identity, because my tribe (as I see them) is using what I used to use. So, if you want to get a BMW motorcycle owner to buy a Harl […]
    • Toward civilization March 26, 2017
      If war has an opposite, it's not peace, it's civilization. (inspired by Ursula LeGuin writing in 1969) Civilization is the foundation of every successful culture. It permits us to live in safety, without being crippled by fear. It's the willingness to discuss our differences, not to fight over them. Civilization is efficient, in that it permit […]
    • Holding your breadth March 25, 2017
      It's tempting to diversify, particularly when it comes to what you offer the world. One more alternative, one more flavor, one more variation. Something for everyone. We get pushed to smooth out the work, make it softer, more widely applicable. More breadth, though, doesn't cause change, and it won't get you noticed. Focus works. A sharp edge […]
    • Seriously vs. personally March 24, 2017
      Professionals take their work seriously. The work matters, the impacts and externalities are real. On the other hand, we can't take it personally. When someone rejects an idea, or if a project doesn't succeed, we've learned a valuable lesson about strategy and about tactics, but it's not a reflection on our worth as a human.         […]
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    • Menace October 2, 2013
      Power is intoxicating. Everyone loves having the ability to make their decisions into reality — to think "this should be something that happens," and then actually be able to make that thing happen. It is also dangerous. And it is especially dangerous when applied to four-year-olds. Four-year-olds lack the experience to wield power responsibly. The […]
    • Depression Part Two May 9, 2013
      I remember being endlessly entertained by the adventures of my toys. Some days they died repeated, violent deaths, other days they traveled to space or discussed my swim lessons and how I absolutely should be allowed in the deep end of the pool, especially since I was such a talented doggy-paddler. I didn't understand why it was fun for me, it just was. […]
    • Pre-Post Transition Post May 9, 2013
      This isn't a real post. I'm going to post the real post tomorrow. But it feels like there should be some sort of intermediate thing to prepare everyone for the abrupt change of speed ahead. Here's a picture of an airplane. I realize that airplanes don't look like that, but this has been a hard year for me and learning how to draw planes a […]

Day – 56

Day – 56

My week as a bachelor ends today…whoohooo! I don’t know who’s happier me or Buddy 🙂

Planning on 400 push ups today to bring my total to 12,000 since January 4th & a KB workout.

12:00 pm – Kettlebell workout – lifted 6000 kg’s and completed 400 push ups for a grand total of 12,000

That’s 1,009,200 kg’s!

My new vice…I admit it I’m a weak person 🙂

Day – 55

Day 55!

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm – 400 push ups

Day – 54

Day – 54  – 311 to Go!

Planning a little R & R this afternoon and going to see the new movie…

The Crazies

It’s seems like a good day for a Zombie movie…

1:30 pm – Went to see the move The Crazies…Good Movie if your into Zombie’s and gore.

No class tonight the weather was crap and the power was off at the dojang.

6:00 pm – Practiced my forms 2 times each and completed 300 push ups.

7:00 pm – We lost power until midnight, once the power was restored I finished my new blog post “Zen and the Lizard Brain”

Looking forward to Kettlebell’s/Ropes tomorrow!

Day – 53

Day 53!

12:00 pm – No partner today so I challenged the heavy bag to 10 rounds.

Me – 100  vs  Bag – 0

Not much competition from the bag and easy to hit.

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm500 push ups

I’m looking forward to 10 more rounds tonight without the bag…

7:00 pm – Completed 12 rounds tonight. Awesome Class!

22 Rounds for the day!

As long as I am still able to walk I will continue to spar…It’s just way too much fun to give up!

Poomse tomorrow!

Day – 52

Day 52

Starting book 3 tonight Tribes by Seth Godin

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm – I Had a great TKD/Kettlebell workout – lifted 7650 kg’s

Day 53- Hoping to do 20 rounds, 500 push ups & finish my new blog post.

DAY – 51

Day 51!

Kettlebell’s/Ropes Tonight!

7:30 – Taught a KB class, lifted 7760 kg’s in between teaching

I emailed Seth Godin the author of Linchpin tonight about using some of his wording in a blog post that I’m working on and he graciously replied himself to give me his blessing…Thank You Seth for the gift.

Day – 52 – Working on a new blog post and a Taekwondo workout planned tomorrow, lot’s of stretching…

I finished reading the book Linchpin last night. All I can say in summarizing is INCREDIBLE!!! if you want to read a book that will inspire, show you how to achieve more meaning and purpose in your life…Stop what you are doing right now and read this book and anything else you can find by Seth Godin

You won’t regret it!

Day – 50

Day 50!

I spent most of the morning writing a new blog post  “The Perfect Diet”

Now off to the Dojang!

5:00 pm – Completed a quick  7 minute Kettlebell workout – lifted 6720 kg’s

Kettlebell’s/Ropes Tomorrow!