Author Archives: Sam

A Fall Adventure

I don’t have enough adventures. That is what is going through my head as I decide to help out with moving Aaron and Carolina Warkentin to Fort Wayne, Indiana.  They were living in Las Vegas, being way too warm in … Continue reading

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3 Lessons From Bob

Bob is absurdly wealthy. His currency is the spoken word and he spends with the ease and grace of Paris Hilton. When I sit down next to him, he’s clearly just warming up. He’s in the middle of a story, … Continue reading

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What Is

A couple weeks ago someone very wise was saying it’s painful when we do not accept whatever is happening. Another way I’ve heard it said is: “to argue with reality causes suffering.” What an easy thing to forget. It’s simple … Continue reading

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Getting Things Done

I love the Getting Things Done (GTD) methodology by David Allen; it’s helped me to keep track of and stay on top of anything that comes my way. If you feel like you want to jump in, here is probably … Continue reading

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Altruistic Balls

Another fantastic interview from the Ultimate Men’s Summit is by Terry Patten called “Growing Altruistic Balls.” Here is an excerpt from the very beginning of the interview: “…I think we’re in a time now in history where those who have … Continue reading

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New Men & Women

Recently, there was an “Ultimate Men’s Summit” tele-course, where a hundred speakers or so spoke to personal development.  I listened to ten of these talks and one called “Spiritual Partnership: The Journey to Authentic Power for 21st Century Men” by Gary … Continue reading

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Living Yin Yang

I’ve been thinking about Yin/Yang in life and work a lot lately. Yang is fast paced and hard style. It’s focus and structure. It is a healthy exhale, or natural expenditure. To keep it natural and healthy, a good question … Continue reading

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Sparta

This picture is awesome on so many levels

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My Definition of Martial Arts

Nick Lemire asked another great question: “What is your definition of Martial Art?” I would say martial arts is part self protection and part self expression.  A true martial art helps you develop the tools to powerfully defend yourself or loved … Continue reading

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Happiness Quotes and Affirmations

Quotes and affirmations for happiness. Happiness Quotes “If you want to be happy, be.” Leo Tolstoy “Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.” Abraham Lincoln

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