Tag: highschool

My Story

So, because my blog, podcasts, Instagram and other means of social media is gaining a lot of momentum, I think it’s time to finally introduce myself on a scale no one ever has. Mother/Father broke up in 97. Two step mothers and three elementary…

Case Study #1: Attitude over Intelligence, Stanford University says

Hmmmm, for a historically-driven school like Stanford to admit the fact that intelligence doesn’t mean a GODDAMN thing is a technologically and skill-driven world, is amazing. University, what’s now being called a scam, is realizing that attitude/personal development and courses on LinkedIn learning —…

Season 1: Episode 5 – Book Review – Aggressive & Invincible Mask

“Imagine the moments just before a cage fight. The cheering crowd. The threatening opponent in the corner, flexing, shadow-boxing, bouncing rhythmically on the balls of his feet, ready for someone to ring the bell so he can pounce. The highlight reel of his past…

Lewis Howes: Joker Mask – Part II

“Like many people, I want to avoid being the dark cloud in other people’s lives, so I pretend things are sunny, even when they are obviously not. So I keep things light, or at surface level. I want to talk about other people. I…

The Sexual Mask: Part II

Chris Lee, a brilliant transformational coach, said this in Lewis Howes podcast: “Every boy in America learns by the time they’re in junior high school to associate masculinity with issues of sexual conquest. What’s it mean to be a man? It means you can…

Napoleon Hill – Failure – Introduction of My Physical Failure

Let me paint this picture of this life-turning night at Palo Verde High School back in May of 2005. I was a 300m intermediate-hurdler who was favored to at least make it to the Sunrise Regional Championships.  I remember I failed miserably at the…

Stephen Covey’s Begin With The End In Mind

Today is a special feature for my most played podcast on spreaker.com – Stephen Covey’s Begin With The End In Mind. Not sure about the analytics behind this, but there have been almost a half-a-grand plays on this particular podcast, so I will write…

Life Begins At The End of Your Comfort Zone

Track & Field in high school Those 200m, 300m, and 400m intervals that made me feel faint, dizzy, legs burning, and wanting to throw up after practice everyday were grueling.  As an athlete, these days, including heels and bleachers, are the days we dread….

What Makes 2 Kids From The Same Neighborhood Different

After a very interesting conversation with some of my students, we talked about the best and worst secondary (high schools in America) schools in Thailand.  I wanted to deep dive into the idea of what made them so different.  Was it the environment? The…

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