Good things come to those who go, who move, who act, who take risks, who fail, who fight, who lose, who stumble, trip, and fall. If you wait, you'll be on your deathbed one day shaking hands with the person you were meant to be and they're going to say to you "You should have … Continue reading Good Things Come to Those Who Wait is Terrible Advice
Have you seen the Billionaire manual?
It's everywhere and it's free. It's also insanely stupid. Of course money is great, but we all need something far greater in power than money. We need absolute optimization. We need vitality. We need love. We need to feel needed. We need to gain the right insights to unlock the chains that are wrapped around … Continue reading Have you seen the Billionaire manual?
Google Innovation and The Need for Great Sex
The new podcast is up and can be found on all Podcast Platforms. Search for "The Chad Shipley Show" This show was an exploration of the book Bold: How to Go Big, Create Wealth, and Impact the World - which highlights Google's 8 Innovation Principles. A quick overview of the authors Peter Diamandis and Steven … Continue reading Google Innovation and The Need for Great Sex
Actually, what is with this word? Like, we all use it constantly. Yet, in almost every form of our use, it's MASSIVELY INSULTING "Actually, that's a good idea" "Actually, I like that" "Actually, that sounds awesome" Actually.......here is what people really hear: "Actually, that's a good idea" -> I'm surprised by your idea "Actually, I … Continue reading Actually?
Keep Trying – Keep Failing – Keep Pushing
“I write only when inspiration strikes. Fortunately it strikes every morning at nine o'clock sharp.” - W. Somerset Maugham It's an old cliche but for some reason it always resonates. I need it. You need it. We all need it.......that constant voice telling us that sitting idle is not enough. That everything worth having takes … Continue reading Keep Trying – Keep Failing – Keep Pushing
Don’t get thrown off course…
"The biggest failure I ever had was with my thesis film at Columbia's graduate film school - a movie I'd poured all of my savings into (nearly $25,000) and worked on for eight months. A day before my final showing to the faculty, I previewed it to a professor who recommended I slash it to … Continue reading Don’t get thrown off course…
LOVE The Process – Not the Outcome
I spent years trying to look good naked. Actually, not good. Great. I wanted to look great naked. That's ego at it's finest.
A Powerful Insight for…
Over the past few weeks, I have been chewing on an idea that I can't get out of my head. An insight that I've never had before. An idea that I wish I would have picked up on sooner. It's tied to the difference between winning and losing. It's tied to achievement. It's tied to … Continue reading A Powerful Insight for…
Comfort is Killing You.
It seems so dreamy. The perfectly landscaped yard in the designer neighborhood. The designer job - 8 to 5. Dinner on the table by 6. Late night TV from 7 to 9.
Rinse and Repeat.
Until one day we ask ourselves a simple question. One that I don't even have to put here because you already know what it is.
At 5am I literally wrote the words "Dude, can we forego today" into my text message. I needed just a few more hours of shut eye before tackling a heavy day. ...and then something amazing happened. I erased it. In the two hours that followed I fueled my mind with Zero to One audible edition. … Continue reading Thankful.