Leadership Lessons I Learned From Basketball

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Years playing basketball taught Patrick Sallee some lessons on leadership that will up your game off the court.

Why the Most Successful People Have the Most F*cked Up Stories


It’s not that they’re looking for trouble, but pursuing the things they want in life puts them in some extraordinary situations.

I’m Not Ready to Do What I Must Do

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Sometimes we’re not ready because it’s just not the right time. And sometimes we’re just scared and playing small. Here’s how to know the difference.

11 Reasons It’s Awesome to Work Out With Your Significant Other


It’s not all sex-related, but it could be!

Are You Overcoming Fear or is Fear Overcoming You?

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Maybe it is time to go do something that scares you.

Feeling Determined to Change


Determined to make some big changes in your life? Here’s how to stay motivated, even on the tough days.

Twice the Man You Thought He Was


The spirit that helped Noah Galloway learn to dance is also helping him boldly meet challenges he encounters in life.

The Power of Giving Up


Giving up can set you free!

Awake the Rains

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Moving like liquid moonlight, they carry the dreams of heaven deep into the earth.

20 Pieces of Advice for Men in Their 20s


Important life lessons on how to make the most of your younger years from people that have been there, done that.

How to Get Booked for a TED Talk in 5 Steps

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In 48 hours I’ll be speaking at TEDxSMU… and I’d like to share how this happened in case you are looking for your path to TED

What No One Told Me about Chronic Pain

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The pain is the easiest part.

Kids These Days – The Power to Change The World (Video)


Ryan Porter speaks Up on Why What We Say to Kids Impacts Everyone’s Future

Why Jealousy is Good For You


How much room do we have for painful emotions?

Pushing Past the Terrifying Dip in Motivation

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You know, ‘The Dip’ — that slump that we all hit when things get hard, which is (sometimes) before the place where things get great.

Finding the Motivation to Change Your Entire Life

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Leo Babauta has one small set of actions that can help you overcome fears, find motivation, and prioritize your life.