If they ask which came first the chicken or the egg, tell em, “Who cares! You take yours scrambled!”

Everybody is a born philosopher, but some people make it a habit to wonder about the unimportant, the irrelevant, and the unprovable. Studying the history of what people “think about thinking” is a frustrating enterprise that leads nowhere. And even if you did “figure it all out,” what then? It’s like the man who finally…

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Paranoid: Is Everyone Out to Judge You?

If you second-guess yourself, then you’re taking the meaningless opinions of others too seriously. If you second-guess yourself, you’re rushing headlong into self-doubt and paranoia. You become too consumed with what others think. You think that everyone is out to “judge” you. If you’re going to “second-guess” anything, then second-guess the critical voices that eat…

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Fear Factory: Fear of Failure, Fear of Success

One of the most paralyzing emotions is fear, and you’ve probably heard that fear is an acronym for False Evidence Appearing Real. Whatever you’re afraid of is probably not as bad as you think. And if you can push through the mental mirage of fear, than an oasis of achievement awaits you. There are two…

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It ain’t over until the metal head screams!

Life is not over! So long as you’re still breathing, your goals are still possible; your dream still do-able; and the opportunity to leave an imprint on this world is still within reach. Until the great “metal head” in the sky says, “Time’s up,” then don’t you even say, “It’s over.” You have permission to…

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Nothing Else Matters: Don’t Let Anything Break Your Focus

We call it a “sanctified I don’t care,” and it means living with a healthy “I don’t give a damn” when it comes to dealing with the trivial affairs of life that war against your time, energy, thinking, and resources. Nothing else matters when it comes to focusing on what’s most important in managing your…

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Iron Man: Nothing Gets Through to You!

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When you were a kid, you probably heard someone say, “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me!” Low and behold, words have messed up a good many people and they continue to do so. If anything, sticks and stones are nothing compared to the emotional devastation wrought by the…

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Forged in Fire

If you were to plan your life’s path, there is no doubt you would’ve steered clear of all the hell you went through. Nobody goes looking for tribulation, nor are they convinced that pain, struggle, and resistance could produce anything of value. The reality is that some of those trials chiseled some of your better…

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Ace of Spades: You Weren’t Born to Lose

Nobody is a born loser. It’s circumstances and people that work to create a failure. There are countless people that rose to greatness despite growing up in the worst of circumstances. Some had abusive homes; some lived in poverty; and some had physical and even mental defects that made their situations beyond difficult. Being a…

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Metal on Metal: The Power of the Daily Grind

Consistent, steady, and relentless pressure over an extended period of time can create a mountain. Imagine what it will do for your life! Nothing is more neglected than the power of everyday—the sheer force of grinding out your life plans in a consistent daily routine. With each day, you move closer to your dreams. With…

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New Metalosophy Video… What’s the Big Idea?

The most powerful force behind every great success is an idea. Without it, you cannot create the kind of distinction that penetrates the marketplace. This video is a MUST SEE, especially if you’re in band, or business, or are looking to start one.

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