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Breakthrough: What’s Your Next Move?

Everyone wants breakthrough, but what do you do when you just want to give up?  Who hasn’t been here? Resources are low, hope is gone, the dream is wrecked, and you’re caught in between a rock and a hard place. What’s your next move? When I hit this point, I always go back to an […]

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Rise of the Good Guys: 6 Inspiring Viral Videos

The world could use some more good guy swag, and it’s refreshing to see people recognizing the everyday hero.  Lately, I’ve seen some regular good guys get some major online attention. It’s just the beginning, which is why this is called “Rise of the Good Guys.” You may have seen some of the videos below, […]

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I’ll Drink To That: A Beer Commercial Everyone Should See

The Guinness ad was posted on Youtube Sept. 3, and by the time I uploaded this content, it already had more than 4 million views. It starts with an intense basketball game of men in wheelchairs. I’m talking super intense. It’s war on the court. The guys are getting pushed, yanked, and knocked out of their wheelchairs. Just to let you know this commercial isn’t about the game, inspirational music plays in the background, which sounds like a Coldplay song. The voiceover says, “Dedication. Loyalty. Friendship….” Before I go any further, please watch the ad so I don’t spoil the ending.

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How James Ellis Overcame Bullying and Became a World Champion

Watch the interview with James Ellis, one of the top 3 fitness models in the past five years. He’s been on 36 magazine covers, has appeared on the Ellen show 30 times, and won the World Championship title for the WBFF. Like me, James was scrawny in high school, but had a photolot to offer. He was bullied, which caused depression and self-doubt, which in turn led to him almost failing high school. Then one day, he heard the song “Lose Yourself” by Eminem, and decided he wasn’t going to let anyone keep him from becoming the best man he could be. He started working out, got shredded beyond belief, and graduated with honors from college.

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