Archives January 2018

229: Reality Check: How to know if you’re soft

Every once in awhile, I need to remind myself how soft I am in order to challenge myself and burn out the weakness. In this episode, I share with you 7 ways to know if you’re being soft so you can wage war against the weaker you to move more aggressively towards your goals.

Time Stamps:

(1:22) Welcome back and get ready for a Reality Check
(3:37) What it means to be soft
(5:17) The 7 signs of softness
(5:28) Complaining about other people
(7:31) Avoiding Conflict
(9:17) Justifying Mediocrity
(11:52) Allowing fear to hinder aggressive goal setting
(12:48) Zootopia reference
(15:15) Relying on others to help you
(16:58) Ray Dalio, “Principles
(17:56) You still wake up late
(20:30) Vices


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228: How to balance goals in 2 major areas in life

There’s this idea going around that you can’t accomplish more than one “big” goal at a time, and you need to focus on only one area of life at a time. Hmmmmmm. My experience says otherwise, and in this episode, I want to show you how to go about making big things happen in more than one area of your life, at the same time.

Time Stamps:

(1:23) Welcome back to the Sports Motivation Podcast!
(1:45) If you have a question you’d like me to address, email me at [email protected]
(3:23) Balanced attack
(5:54) Gary Keller, “The One Thing
(7:32) My current reality
(9:35) Start with the mindset
(10:03) Goals are for losers, winners have systems
(10:58) Bill Walsh, “The Score Takes Care of Itself
(12:34) Focus on building the infrastructure
(14:42) Everything starts with a vision
(16:30) Your life is not a series of compartments, it is a whole
(20:20) “I have a vision for how my life is going to work” then get to building machines
(21:17) Create a life organizational chart/
(22:04) Wake up early (4-5 am) and map out the picture of perfection for each of these categories
(24:31) Work on it every single day with focus and obsession
(26:18) For more in-depth planning,
(26:45) Look at your life from a bird’s eye view
(27:58) Create a pre and post routine for the times that you work on your goals
(31:48) Do Not Settle

227: How I became Fearless

Your only hope to separate yourself from the masses and become successful in the way you know you can is to become FEARLESS. Problem is, most people are not and most don’t know what that even means. In this episode, I share with you my journey to become fearless and the step by step formula for how you can too.

Time Stamps:

(1:24) Welcome back to the Sports Motivation Podcast!
(2:02) Fearlessness
(2:25) Goals
(4:11) What fearless means to me
(7:11) P. Diddy talking about fearlessness
(9:34) I feel fear every day
(13:20) What is your definition of fear?
(14:02) My realities
(14:12) I knew what I wanted
(16:04) I felt the pain of real failure
(17:50) I gave myself permission to die trying
(19:00) Your formula for being fearless
(19:34) Decide specifically what you DEMAND from life
(21:27) Get 100% sold on WHY you want it
(21:47) Simon Sinek, “Start with Why”
(25:07) Write down the things you are afraid of
(26:04) Answer to every objection
(30:16) Commit in any way necessary
(32:16) After this, you will feel amazing
(33:44) For those of you struggling
(37:55) Learn and Re-up
(39:30) Ways to know if you are not all in
(40:19) Rory Vaden, “Procrastinating on Purpose”
(44:52) to become better and take over the game

226: How to wake up early in the morning (consistently)

If you wake up after 6am, you’re leaving money and gains on the table. It’s time for you to join the 5am (or earlier) club. In this episode, I show you how.

Time Stamps:

(1:22) Welcome back to the Sports Motivation Podcast!
(2:15) The early riser
(3:07) What does not being a “morning person” really mean?
(6:07) Train yourself to get up early to gain time
(6:43) Why you should wake up early
(7:24) Kobe’s morning perspective
(9:33) You are calling yourself busy
(9:54) You need time alone
(10:38) Prove to yourself that you are important
(11:20) You are soft
(11:54) How to wake up earlier
(12:39) #1- You need to decide you need and want to wake up early
(14:43) #2- Learn about why you don’t get up early and the 3 reasons
(18:55) #3- Optimize your nutrition
(19:52) Herbert M. Shelton- Food Combining Made Easy
(20:23) #4- Settle conflict in your life
(22:14) #5- Create a bulletproof wakeup system
(26:13) Hit me up at [email protected]

Athlete Reality Check: Marcus Williams of the New Orleans Saints

If you like sports at all, you probably heard about this play that led to a New Orleans loss. Anyone who has ever played can only imagine how safety Marcus Willimans of the Saints feels right now. This is an episode dedicated to him, detailing exactly how to practically approach a situation like this, when you made an epic mistake that feels like it will live forever. Take a listen.


Time Stamps:

(1:22) Welcome back to the Sports Motivation Podcast!
(2:09) Another installment of the Reality Check Series
(3:10) Last episode about Kendall Jenner
(3:58) Recap of the Vikings-Saints Divisional Playoff Game
(8:12) The fate of your career will be the fate of your life
(8:35) My fumble against the 49ers
(9:47) Most people will fold
(10:40) Step 1: Spend time feeling like shit
(11:37) Step 2: Exposure Therapy
(12:46) Step 3: Decide this will benefit you
(14:09) Step 4: Perspective
(16:14) Step 5: Design the player you want to be
(17:48) Step 6: Diagnose the play
(18:36) Step 7: Establish Standards
(19:25) Step 8: Establish a Reputation
(20:02) Mistakes are not a bad thing


The practical way to deal with conflict with other people

Conflict with other people is inevitable. How you handle it will be determined by your mindset and how practically you can deal with your fear. In this episode, I break down 4 steps for overcoming that fear and handling conflict like a boss.

Time Stamps:

(1:23) Welcome back to the Sports Motivation Podcast!
(1:52) The seagull and the crab
(4:51) An excerpt from “Civilization and Its Discontents” by Sigmund Freud
(6:53) The fact is that you are scared
(7:17) Understand that you are afraid
(9:19) Step 1: Identify the pain or problem
(11:20) Robert Greene: “The 50th Law”
(13:25) Step 2: Identify your fears
(16:52) Step 3: Move quickly
(18:31) Step 4: Write down what you learned
(20:19) The G-Code
(21:19) I am fearless
(21:45) I am smart
(22:04) My mission is to give not take
(22:27) I am loyal to my mission
(23:56) Watch actions, not words
(25:09) People mean well but are selfish
(26:37) If something needs to be done, I do it
(27:43) What conflict have you been avoiding?

How to manifest your goals like Jesus

Most people lack faith and are extremely doubtful and far too “hopeful” about reaching their goals. What you need is to start building more faith and manifesting your goals instead of “grinding” away at them while you rarely get results. How would you like to be able to achieve goals like Jesus? Walk on water and turn a few loaves of bread and some fish and feed it to millions? Maybe you won’t be able to heal someone with your cloak, but I can bet you will reach goals a lot more consistently with the mindset that I lay out in this episode.

Time Stamps:


(1:30) If you haven’t, go to
(2:59) Today’s topic: How to get what you want
(3:47) What people normally do
(6:02) The law of attraction
(10:24) Step 1: Feel the pain of reality
(11:02) Step 2: Set the goal and decide what you want
(12:00) Step 3: Feel how you would feel if you already accomplished the goal
(14:40) Step 4: Work on feeling this emotion every day
(16:26) Step 5: Take massive action on your goal
(18:52) Step 6: Give gratitude.  Wallace D. Wattles, “The Science of Getting Rich”
(19:37) You still don’t always get what you want\
(20:04) Step 7: Be thankful for what you have
(21:30) Step 8: Learn from what you have
(25:02) Have faith
(27:50) You decide what it means
(28:28) Ester Hicks, “The Law of Attraction: The Basics of the Teachings of Abraham”
(30:20) to be surrounded by like-minded individuals striving like you

How to prepare yourself to make a risky move

How do you make sure you’re ready to succeed when you’ve just taken a big risk? I’ve had (and continue) to expose myself to new risks because of the new goals and targets I go after and there is a certain way to think and certain strategies to employ in order to give you as much certainty as possible. In this episode, I break down how to approach a big move and how to make it a success.

Time Stamps:


(1:22) Welcome to the Sports Motivation Podcast
(1:28) This episode is dedicated to Frank!
(1:49) Frank’s email
(4:53) The risks I have taken
(5:46) #1: Know your outcomes and goals
(7:45) #2: Understand your chokeholds and obstacles
(8:59) #3: Get your money right
(11:58) Money represents value
(13:25) #4: Track and collect all momentum
(14:03) #5: Keep a close eye on your vices
(15:43) #6: Create your power circle
(16:26) #7: Keep your mind right
(17:33) #8: Give yourself that pleasure of the freedom you gave yourself and have no regrets
(18:21) #9: Always evaluate what you learn

The Film Room Series: Best of 2017

If you haven’t checked out The Film Room yet, this episode will make you want to check out every episode. In 2017, I broke down the mindset of Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan, and Floyd Mayweather. Their beliefs and habits propelled them to the top of their game and I break them down in these episodes. Enjoy and look for more Film Room collections coming in 2018!

Time Stamps:

(1:13) 204: The Film Room: Floyd Mayweather Mindset, Pt. 1: How to Build CERTAINTY
(7:01) 178: The Film Room: Kobe Bryant Mindset, Pt. 1 “HUNGER”
(12:54) 188: The Film Room: Michael Jordan Mindset, Pt. 2 “Gametime Mentality”
(21:42) 179: The Film Room: Kobe Bryant Mindset Pt. 2 “Unreasonable Commitment”
(26:16) 189: The Film Room: Michael Jordan Mindset, Pt. 3 “Ruthless Competitor”
(29:42) 206: The Film Room: Floyd Mayweather Mindset, Pt. 3: Why Loyalty + Brutal Honesty are keys to Floyd’s Success

If you haven’t already, go to, download the pdf, listen to the Dominate 2018 episode, and set yourself up to crush it in 2018.