Don’t Talk About Your Goals, Be About Your Goals

Richard ArthurAdvice

Science shows that talking about your goals makes you less likely to reach them. Of course, like every scientific claim, there are studies that prove the opposite. Accountability certainly helps when setting big ass goals, but there is a catch: You should be accountable to a professional invested in your success – like a coach, mentor, or mastermind group like … Read More

Face Your Fears Before Breakfast

Richard ArthurAdvice

Face Your Fears Before Breakfast

Cold therapy in the morning is one of the best ‘life-hacks’ I’ve ever adopted. Every morning, I get up, and automatically head to the shower. I put the temperature on “cold A.F.”, and let the water run for a minute or so… In this time, I can feel my brain trying so hard to “keep me in the comfort zone … Read More

‘Braveheart’ Screenwriter Randall Wallace on Living with Integrity

Brian FishbachPodcast

'Braveheart' Screenwriter Randall Wallace on Faith and Inspiration in Writing

Randall Wallace is a writer’s writer. He has written films (Heaven is for Real, Man in the Iron Mask, Braveheart); books (Pearl Harbor, Living the Braveheart Life); and songs (including one played at President Ronald Reagan’s funeral). Yet at age 46, he was down-and-out with no success. In this podcast, find out how Wallace turned his writing career around; and … Read More

What Mike Learned After Surviving a Plane Crash

Neil StraussAdvice

Surviving a plane crash

Today, I’m sharing a very personal story with you. It’s about death as a teacher of life wisdom. It’s also about how a simple compliment someone received years ago ended up saving his life last month. Specifically, it’s about a miraculous near-death experience that was recently in the news, and involved a friend and Society member, Mike. You may have … Read More

Episode 29: Rapper Mikey Mike on How He Scammed His Way into Getting a Grammy

Brian FishbachPodcast

“Have you seen this man? Owes 2.3 million dollars in child support” is the bold headline that invaded Los Angeles billboards and posters accompanied by the mugshot face of upcoming rapper Mikey Mike. This episode of The Truth Barrel is for everyone trying to get noticed. Mikey Mike is one of the best new musicians, rappers, and producers out there. … Read More

Terrell Owens, NFL wide receiver, on Extreme Achievement and Confidence

Brian FishbachPodcast

NFL legend Terrell Owens ranks in the top 3 of football’s all-time wide receiver records. But behind all the touchdown celebrations, animated press conferences, and playoff tears, there’s the story of an elite athlete who has been challenged by nearly everyone from childhood bullies to the sports media. T.O. gets in the sauna with Gabby and Neil for a powerful, … Read More

How to Handle Bullies: From the Playground to Adulthood

Brian FishbachPodcast

How to Handle Bullies: From the Playground to Adulthood

A unifying aspect of the childhoods of many successful people is that they were victims of bullying. In this investigative episode, Neil and Gabby dig deep into the minds of their spouses, children, and friends on how bullying has affected them, how they’ve successfully dealt with bullies, and how to teach our children to handle bullying. Learn about a side … Read More

A Big Misconception About Happiness

Neil StraussAdvice

A Big Misconception about Happiness

Today’s blog post is about a specific life-changing idea. I feel so strongly about this, I was going to write a book about it. But I have three books due this year already, so I’m putting it in this blog post instead. The idea is about your happiness. I talk to many people about their lives and goals, and this … Read More

How Soon is Now? Exclusive Book Excerpt!

Neil StraussBooks

I often find myself advising friends, family and fans that there is no better time than NOW to pursue what it is you are passionate about. But everyone is susceptible to the dreaded tendency to put off the pursuit of alluring life changes. And the reason runs deep: Beyond our upbringing, beliefs, and experiences, human history tell a story of just … Read More