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Motivation

The one question most people fail to ask

The 29-year-old actor stared blankly at his bank account statement. He had only $106 left to his name. His acting career was going nowhere. He couldn’t afford rent on his cheap Hollywood apartment. He even tried to sell his dog because he didn’t have enough money to buy dog food. …

The best of what I’m reading, watching, and exploring

From time to time, instead of my usual email with one big idea you can read in 3 minutes or less, I share with you the best of what I’m reading, watching, and exploring. Enjoy! Books Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey. I normally read books in print, but over the past …

The best of the Weekly Contrarian: 2020 Edition

Before I share with you the best of the Weekly Contrarian from this year, I want to take a moment to thank you for inviting me to your inbox every week. I’m deeply grateful for your support. I have one ask from you as we wrap up 2020. I write …

I can’t do it.

There are three stages to change. You think you can’t do something. You’re forced to do it (or you’re brave enough to try). You find out that you actually can. I used to think that I needed a few hours to write a blog post. One day, I decided to …

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