2020 is year that will forever be remembered for all that we lost as a nation.
Personally, I was impacted very little by 2020.
I am not saying that bad things did not happen to me, they did.
I am saying I was impacted minimally by them.
Your thoughts and attitudes determine your outcome. How you feel about any given situation is up to you.
I choose prosperity in 2020, and that is what I received.
That’s neutral. Staying in the moment, giving each moment its own history, and reacting to events as they unfold. It takes away emotion and replaces it with behaviors. Instead of asking ‘How do I feel?’ you should be asking yourself ‘What do I do?’ – Trevor Moawad
The Power of Thought by Brandon Webb: the mind is the most powerful tool in existence; Navy SEALS wield it as a weapon.
Stillness is the Key by Ryan Holiday: we need time to ourselves, to think and cherish, to be grateful, to ponder, and reflect.
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Maxout Your Life by Ed Mylett: “Your obsessions become your possessions.”
Shut Up and Listen by Tillman Fertitta: from the world’s richest restaurateur: the details matter.
Ignite the Fire: The Secrets to Building a Successful Personal Training Career by Jonathan Goodman: a skilled trainer is actually a coach that knows how to listen, learn, and adapt to their clients.
Letter on Corpulence by William Banting: we have been struggling and writing about the efficacy of a low carbohydrate diet since the 1800s.
The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Living by Jeff Volek and Stephen Phinney: the unchecked consumption of carbohydrates can lead to ‘carbohydrate intolerance,’ which occurs when your body is no longer sensitive to the effects of carbs and insulin.
Trident: The Forging and Reforging of a Navy SEAL Leader by Jason Redman: leadership is often about failure and not just success; even the best among us must reflect on what it takes to achieve continued success.
Success Habits by Napoleon Hill: if you take possession of your mind, if you recognize the power of it, you can determine your own destiny.
How Champions Think by Dr. Bob Rotella: exceptional people set really high goals and expect to reach them.
Limitless: Upgrade Your Brain, Learn Anything Faster, and Unlock Your Exceptional Life by Jim Kwik: three things matter when pursuing a worthy goal: mindset, motivation, and method.
Change Maker by Dr. John Berardi: being an expert in the health and fitness industry doesn’t matter if you can’t get people to change their lives.
The Metabolic Effect Diet by Jade and Keoni Teta: food quality matters because what you eat sends signals to your body’s hormones, which inhibit or prohibit the body’s ability to burn fat.
3 Weeks to Shredded by Mike Dolce: intensity matters in how you approach your nutrition plan; you have have to be intentional, have a plan, and stay accountable.
The Score Takes Care of Itself by Bill Walsh: create a Standard of Performance for your life, the principles in which you abide by everyday.
Read More: The 49er Way
It Takes What It Takes by Trevor Moawad: neutral thinking has its place in the arena of performance psychology; be free to evaluate every situation for what it is, remove emotion and focus on the next steps.
Where Men Win Glory by Jon Krakauer: Pat Tillman left millions of dollars in the NFL to join the Army as an lower enlisted man to do what he felt was right. Loyalty and a commitment to the American way is not dead.
The Seven Cs of Consulting by Mick Cope: cover all your bases and expect self-interest to play an integral part of any engagement.
The Advice Business by Charles Fombrun and Mark Nevins: data is useless without interpretation, yet data is essential to the advice business.
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