Think Daily by Larry Janesky
Handwritten letters can go a long way.

"A handwritten, personal letter has become a genuine modern-day luxury, like a child's pony ride" - Shana Alexander Want to express something and make a real impression on someone?   Write a handwritten letter.

Kind people live in a kind world

What would happen if you raised your voice and got hostile with someone?  They do the same back pretty quickly, right?  What about if you smile at that same person and ask if they need any help?  People in the world are a fast feedback loop.  They respond quickly to…

Food Rule #1

This idea comes to me through Brian Johnson. "Food rule #1 - Eat food" (vs edible foodlike substances). Good advice.  In many convenience stores there is no food - only stuff wrapped in cellophane packaging.  What edible food-like substances are you eating?

A healthy attitude towards failure

Yesterday I said that what you think of yourself is the most important thing when it comes to who you are and how you perform.  But when we fail, stumble, lose, or struggle, what do we let that do to our self-image?   Do we say "I am not good at…

What is the number one quality for success?

If someone asked me "What is the number one quality for success?", this is what I'd say - "A healthy, strong self-image". It's what you think of yourself.  That's it.  That's the most important thing. If you don't think much of yourself, then you will behave consistent with your self-image,…

Believe you can do more

I'm sure we pick it up as kids, but the idea that we can do more and better than we currently are, is critical to us making continuous progress in our lives. You have to believe that while you are doing ok, good or excellent, that you can be even…

Do you expect to win?

People that do well, expect to do well. You can never outperform your own expectations. Do you expect to win?

I said "yes", and then it all happened…

I feel like I am an unlikely person to have done all this, but in my fifties a most extraordinary adventure of my life took place.  I was never an extraordinary athlete.  Ambition and perseverance were my superpowers, traits I passed onto my son Tanner. One day I received a…

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