What Seahawks Coach Pete Carroll Can Teach You About Building Positive Company Culture

A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of interviewing Dr. Michael Gervias, co-creator of the popular Compete to Create training program with Seattle Seahawks Head Coach Pete Carroll. He was reminiscing about the weeks the two of them shared leading up to football's...

12 Things Every CEO (and Employee) Needs to Know About Compensation and Benefits

In a competitive talent landscape, employers should be mindful of their total compensation and benefits programs and packages to attract the high-level, skilled talent they seek. Understanding what employees expect and what your organization can deliver, and then...

Planning and Goal-Setting So You Can Work Less and Make More

When you’re busy taking care of business, it can easily take you for a ride. You know you’re on this ride when you become very reactive—constantly putting out fires and responding to whichever customer or product is screaming loudest for your attention. This is how...

How Ed Sheeran Used a 1970’s Military Strategy to Write 2017’s Top Song

Ed Sheeran is arguably the most popular singer alive. His song, “Shape of You,” has been viewed over three billion (yes, billion with a “b”) times on YouTube, and topped almost every year-end chart in 2017. It’s also the most streamed track on Spotify (nearly two...

The Quiet Power (and Possibility) of Reward

Habit change isn’t as easy you may think. What’s worse, you might be doing in all wrong. The good news? Scientific studies—focused on cue, routine, and reward—are now showing us how our brains cement habits, and we can use these observations to get us on the path to success.

Letters to Loved Ones

Letter-writing provides dimension to our thoughts and feelings. And even if you don’t send them, they are a powerful tool for reflection. Here’s why.

From Early to Rise Editor Craig Ballantyne ➤

038 – How to Quit Your Job, Overcome Imposter Syndrome, and Build the 7-Figure Business of Your Dreams

What would you do if you could not fail? This powerful question can change your life. It did for Zander Fryer. When he was told to stop dreaming, and start living his dreams, he decided to quit a 6-figure job, and today he can help you face your fears, overcome your imposter syndrome, and live the life of your dreams – just like he did. But there were dark times that Zander had to go through, including struggling with the fear of failure and having to deal with the suicide of his best friend. Fortunately, he had systems and routines in place to help him have the perfect morning routine that acted as boundaries to keep him on track in troubled times. To find out how to go after your dream life today.

037 – 10 Best Books for Empire Building Entrepreneurs

10 books that have changed our lives, inspired up and fired up Bedros Keuilian and I to become entrepreneurs, build Empires, and turn our passion into profits. And we know these best selling books will do the same for you because these business books cover strategy, tactics, problem solving and persistence. You’re getting timeless classics and hot-off-the-shelf game-changers. Let us know how they change your life… and what books we missed!

036 – 1-2-3 Goal Setting Routine for Massive Success and Extreme Focus

Ouch! Most people go about setting goals all wrong. That’s why 91% of new year’s resolutions fail. In this show you’ll get a brand new goal setting system that allows you to stay focused, achieve your dreams, manage your time, and become more productive so you can have an amazing year. It’ll even help you find the love of your life! Alright, let’s give you my 1-2-3 Goal Setting System. You’re going to love it. Oh, and you’re also going to get a passionate rant from me about the #1 enemy in your way of success… and how to CRUSH it this year.

035 – Diet, Cardio, Crossfit, Time Management, and Girls

In this hilarious episode perfectly timed for the holidays and new year’s weight loss goals, Craig visits Joy & Claire of the GirlsGoneWOD Podcast. We talk about diet, exercise, cardio, jogging, Crossfit, and Craig’s germophobia. Doing the podcast in person made for an extra special show. We got along like old friends, shared some Seinfeld jokes and sassy banter, and I revealed a secret that will make you NEVER want to touch a cardio machine again. Get the truth about nutrition, fitness, and fat loss here.

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