Arnold Schwarzenegger

14 Lessons on Success from Arnold Schwarzenegger

Arnold Schwarzenegger, while controversial in recent years, has been an inspiration to thousands of people for the last several decades. Born to a poor Austrian family, he came from nothing to become a seven-time world champion in bodybuilding, one of the highest paid actors in Hollywood, and governor of California. His commitment to hard work, subverting the system, and discovering how to win makes him a role model for just about anyone trying to find success […]

momentum domino effect

Momentum: The Only Measure for Success | Part II

I’ve written about the importance of momentum in creating sustained success and results in your life. We already discovered the first of three key assets in the creation of momentum: the ability to motivate yourself to do the important work. The second key to creating and sustaining momentum is using your time more efficiently. We all have the same amount of time in our day. Everyone gets twenty-four hours. It can seem like an incredibly […]

Have a Producer Mindset

“You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.” –Jack London   Writing, and just about every activity, is like a business. You’re either actively doing something or you’re passively consuming someone else’s creation. Producers and consumers. Everyone can be summarized into one of these categories. Unfortunately, most writers fall into the latter category. Most writers love to read. They love to research. They love learning new things. But this isn’t […]