How to Have Awesome Workouts [Warning: you may become addicted]

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It’s 4 PM.

That means it’s time to hit the gym. I’ve been looking forward to this all day long.

I don’t need to get ready. I got ready an hour ago.

I am already wearing my gym clothes. I am prepared physically and mentally.

When I have these clothes on me, I feel like lifting heavy weights.Continue Reading…

Another 23 Excellent Books You Should Read

another 23 excellent books you should read

One of the questions I get asked most via email is if I have any good book recommendations.

I do indeed.

23 of them actually.

Most (modern) books contain only 1-3 big ideas. These 23 excellent booksContinue Reading…

Think Like an Investor: Why Rationality Trumps High IQ

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I was watching a video on YouTube of Warren Buffet giving a speech and I saw this comment.

It made me snicker.Continue Reading…

Think Like an Investor: Avoid Mistakes (and why you should play the loser’s game)

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“An investor needs to make very few things right as long as he avoids big mistakes.”

–Warren Buffett

Charles Ellis wrote the now famous essay The Loser’s Game in 1946. In it, he compares sports — tennis in particular — to investing.

Ellis makes the distinction between a “loser’s game” and a “winner’s game”. In tennis it looks something like this. . .Continue Reading…

Think Like an Investor: Create Your System

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Today I saw an old man walking with a walker (the sort with wheels that you can hold on to for support).

He must’ve been 90-100 years old.

He was dressed sharp, wearing a suit and tie, a hat, and shiny shoes.Continue Reading…

How to Create Passion And Become Successful (but not at everything)

passion and successI hung out with Mikael of AlwayBeBruceWayne a couple of days ago. We were discussing the topic of success, when Mikael said something smart.  Continue Reading…

2 Years of SGM (plus lots of insights and Q&A with readers)

SGM legacyI’m pretty sure Michael The Situation Sorrentino from the “reality” show Jersey Shore is sitting in the seat in front of me. Or it could just be his Doppelganger.

I’m writing this to you on a plane departing from New York to Stockholm, while listening to theContinue Reading…

How to Become a Momentum Machine: Combine Powerful Psychological Principles to Boost Motivation, Build Self-Esteem, And Be a Winner Every Day

blake-spiral-stairs“You’re a machine!”

“You’re always doing some stuff, it’s like you’re a machine man.”

“You’re a freaking machine dude — you just keep going forward.”

(Etc.,)

A lot of people have told me I’m a “machine” over the past 3 months.

The funny thing is that none of these people even know each other.Continue Reading…