Project Slayer

When you work for yourself, it’s difficult to stay organized and motivated. Project Slayer helps me do both. Here’s how it works. The idea was inspired by the show “Silicon Valley” and is based on a project management tool called “Scrum.” Scrum is widely used for group programming projects in the real world and I’ve … Continue reading Project Slayer

So you think you can fight?

If you’ve never played guitar, do you think it would be wise to challenge a guitar player to a guitar dual? If you’ve never written a line of code, do you think you could code better than a coder who works for Google?  What about a coder who works for a local business?  What about … Continue reading So you think you can fight?

Experiments with Alcohol

The Challenge Every year, starting the day after my birthday, I like to set a challenge for myself. This year I took a two month fast from alcohol. I’m not a heavy drinker, but I am a regular drinker. It’s hard not to be when you play in a country band. Busch Light is often … Continue reading Experiments with Alcohol

100 Hour Challenge

Technically, today is April Fool's Day, but it feels as if the entire world has been punk’d over the last month, so I’m not here to play a prank. I’m here to issue a challenge. I remember not too long ago when the biggest complaints I heard were “I wish I had more time,” or … Continue reading 100 Hour Challenge

Elite Sports Ultra Light Gi Review

The fine folks over at Elite Sports and Born Tough Apparel reached out to Mick and me a few weeks back to let us know they were fans of the podcast and thought we might be a good fit for their products.   This weekend I received an OD Green Gi in the mail that they … Continue reading Elite Sports Ultra Light Gi Review

Books of 2019

It's been a good year for reading. I managed to find a few books that were truly life-changing and I found one that's a new favorite work of fiction. All links are affiliate links but most of the books I read I get from the library. Seriously, if you take nothing else away from this … Continue reading Books of 2019

GMBA 22 – Toughest of the Tough – Martin “Stapes” Stapleton on Royal Marine Fitness and being an MMA Ambassador

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GMBA 17 – Survival is Dead – Mark Jewell on Thriving Instead of Merely Surviving

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GMBA 16 – Every. Day. – Rob Wiley talks Muay Thai, the Swat Team, and keeping his physical and mental edge.

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GMBA 15 – Good Coach / Bad Coach – Matt Briggs on his philosophy on coaching, what many coaches are missing, and why he never stops learning.

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