Chris Guillebeau | Born for This (Episode 501)


Chris Guillebeau | Born for This (Episode 501)

Chris Guillebeau (@chrisguillebeau) is a bestselling author and host of the annual World Domination Summit. He’s here to tell us how his new book Born for This will help you find the work you were meant to do. The Cheat Sheet: Why don’t more people pursue a life of freedom/independence? The actual lottery isn’t hackable, but the career lottery is. … Read More


Art of Charm | Best of 2015 (Episode 473)


AoC | Best of 2015 (Episode 473)

The Art of Charm team (@TheArtofCharm) recounts personal favorite episodes from 2015. Did your favorite episode get left out? Leave a comment and let us know! The Cheat Sheet: Could you name your five favorite Art of Charm episodes from 2015? Are you sure? You just thought of another five, didn’t you? Or was it more like 10? 20? 30? … Read More


Alastair Macartney | Perfect Madness and Making the Impossible Possible (Episode 396)


Alastair Macartney, author of Perfect Madness and BASE jumper, helps people achieve their craziest dreams. Join us for a journey into fear.Alastair Macartney, author of Perfect Madness and BASE jumper, helps people achieve their craziest dreams. Join us for a journey into fear.

You can make the impossible possible. “Incredible dreams require incredible acts.” -Alastair Macartney The Cheat Sheet: What did Alastair learn from Superman? Why achievement doesn’t create happiness. How to deal with the haters you can’t remove from your life. Why isn’t knowledge alone power? Alastair answers. What can we learn from success? And so much more… When you were a kid … Read More


Five Obstacles You Didn’t Know Were There


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Google phrases like “biggest obstacles” or “overcoming obstacles in life,” and what you’ll find is a lot of boilerplate that could have been written by the Advice-O-Matic 2000. You don’t need me to tell you that high levels of debt, toxic “friends” or a lack of mental endurance are major hurdles to personal growth. Still, you’ll find piece after piece … Read More


Meeting Chelsea: How I Approached One of My Heroes on the Street


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She had already passed me on the street by the time I realized who she was. “Gotta go,” I blurted to my friend, and ended the call. It was a little brusque, but I knew she’d understand later. “Excuse me,” I called out, loudly enough to grab her attention but gently enough to not come across as some aggro dude … Read More


5 (Uncommon) Reasons to Grow a Beard


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Like the Macarena in the ’90s and MySpace profiles in the ’00s, beards are in. In fact, they’re probably in-ner far longer than I’ve been sporting a legitimate beard (4 months) and not just perma-stubble (since I was 10). They’re almost so in that I feel like I’m writing about this thing called the internet and how social media is … Read More


How to Step Up Your Shoe Game (and Why It Matters)


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“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You’re on your own, and you know what you know. And you are the guy who’ll decide where to go.” — Dr. Seuss I’ve been writing about some very serious things lately. So, I want to talk about something … Read More


How to Break up with Someone Nicely – The Art of Charm


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One of the most common scenarios I encounter as a coach is working with guys who are in mediocre relationships. They’re not thrilled about their significant others, yet they stay with them, month after month, year after year. Why? Sometimes it’s a shared history that keeps them together. In other cases, it’s the fear of being alone. (On the Periodic … Read More


What To Do When Your Job Sucks


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Do you find yourself uttering the words, “My job sucks?” If you’re like most Americans, you probably sympathize. A recent Forbes article reported that over half of Americans don’t like where they work. If you’re not crazy about your job, you’re probably not feeling too great about life, either. That’s only normal: You spend half or more of your waking … Read More


How to pick the right personal coach


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Finding a personal coach is one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make. That relationship has the potential to change your life and set you on a course to accomplish extraordinary things. But making the right choice isn’t always easy. It requires research, communication, observation and instinct. It can get a little overwhelming and difficult, especially in today’s market. … Read More