Focus is the only thing that matters to build your brand

Focus is the only thing that matters to build your brand. This is what we’re here to discuss today. After reading Dan Koe’s, The Art of Focus, I came to the conclusion that he was right. He’s right about the fact that all that matters is focus. Whatever you focus on is what you will create in your life. As I’m building my personal brand, I’ve come to the conclusion that Dan is right and it’s all that matters. In today’s edition, I’m going to be talking about how I’m applying what I’ve learned…

Finding the fun to build your personal brand…

Learning something new can be fulfilling, rewarding and fun. It can also turn into another job that you don’t want that is draining, exhausting and downright painful to do. In today’s edition, I’m going to be talking about how to find the fun to build your personal brand. Once you embody what we cover today, you’ll be in a better position to pull this off. Today’s edition is inspired by Ali Abdaal’s Feel Good Productivity book where he focuses on making the hard tasks easy and fun. Before we…

Understanding how to get what you want (in life & business)

Happy Wednesday Friend, It’s been a wild week in the world. We’re here to slow down and remember that becoming a leader in life is simple but not easy. I spent some time reading Copywriting Secrets by Jim Edwards this week. I’ve found a few things that I’ll be implementing into my life to be a better human (and articulate my words in a clearer manner). Whether you’re looking to do better in your 9-5 job, relationship with your partner (or friend) or you’re wanting to start your own business,…

Designing your life to become superhuman

Happy Wednesday Friends, In today’s episode I wanted to breakdown a book that I’ve been meaning to read for quite some time. Context I have been told by ten people in the last three months that The Almanack of Naval Ravikant was one of the most impactful reads for them in 2023. I typically don’t hit ‘Add to Cart’ this quickly on a book but having the reinforcement from these individuals had me sprinting to get a copy. The things I took away from this book are going to change my life for days,…

On habits and how willpower matters the most

Hey there, In this week’s Subtle Leader newsletter, I bring you my thinking around The Power of Habit and how to incorporate it into your life. “The problem is that your brain can’t tell the difference between bad and good habits, and so if you have a bad one, it’s always lurking there, waiting for the right cues and rewards.” – Ann Graybiel, scientist at MIT CONTEXT My time with The Power of Habit by James Duhigg is one that I keep coming back to. I’ve read this 3x and it gets better every…

On having ownership and trust

Hey there, After reading Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willink, I wanted to share my thoughts on how to incorporate this into your life. Here’s the quote that stood out to me. “It’s not what you preach – it’s what you tolerate.” – Jocko Willink CONTEXT After reading Extreme Ownershipby Jocko Willink, I felt compelled to compile how I’m planning on applying these learnings into my life to take more ownership in all aspects (family, work, friends). Do you ever point blame at others first before…

Learning to thrive with enough

Hello there, I finished reading Scarcity Brain and realized that I needed to share what I found with you. It’s quote eye opening and this quote really hit me hard as I was reading through the book. “Four hours creative work a day is about the limit” – G. H. Hardy (one of history’s greatest mathematicians) CONTEXT I’ve been inspired by Michael Easter who wrote Scarcity Brain and I compiled how his writings changed my frame on life and what I’ll be doing to thrive with enough. Did you just pick…

5 Unexpected Methods to a Clearer Mind

Hello There, I picked up a copy of Sam Harris’s Waking Up and was inspired to write down a few thoughts that I wanted to share that were worthwhile. This quote stuck out to me the most: “Most people who believe they are meditating are merely thinking with their eyes closed.” – Sam Harris CONTEXT If you’re human and woke up today then you are already having thoughts that are ‘glass half full’ or ‘glass half empty’. It’s important to remove the glass completely… Meditation isn’t the act of…

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