On focus and keeping the main thing the main thing

Working as hard as you can is good, but not as important as one might think. It’s the quality of decisions, the thing we work on, that matters the most. Workin on a thing consistently, yet slowly, is worth 1000x working fast and hard on multiple things. It took me a long time to realize … Continue reading On focus and keeping the main thing the main thing

Habit 1: Sleep

Sleep is the most underrated habit in western culture, especially among go-getters in their 20s and 30s.  That's why it's my #1 habit here.   Here's what a lack of sleep gets you: Increased cortisol (heart attack, cancer, stroke, early death)Decreased decision-making abilitiesIncreased anxietyDecreased recovery from intense strength trainingLacking sleep will rob you anywhere from 5-35 … Continue reading Habit 1: Sleep

Habit 2: Water

Water doesn't get enough credit.  Here's what staying hydrated does: Maximizes physical performanceIncreases energy levels and brain functionAssists in efficient digestionHelps you lose fat (by increasing and satiating appetite)Flushes out toxinsFacilitates every metabolic process. Some of these blur together, but the main point is without water the body and brain cannot function optimally.  Here's how to … Continue reading Habit 2: Water