You Might Not Need A Plan B

You Might Not Need A Plan B

As a professional MMA fighter, I know what I speak of when I proclaim, “Failure is not an option!”. It’s hard to think of a more fitting battle cry for anyone about to step into a cage and fight....

The worst lie ever told

The worst lie ever told

Remember how when you were growing up, the most important thing was fitting in? And remember how you would often hear advice like “Just be yourself.”? That might be the worst lie ever told....

Mastery: a tale of becoming

Mastery: a tale of becoming

What does mastery look like to you? Does the word conjure up images of dominance and power? Is it a sense of control or is it passion that you’re really feeling? True mastery is hard to grasp. It’s...

It’s Okay To Be Alone

It’s Okay To Be Alone

Thanks to the abundance of happy people seemingly living exuberant lives on social media, being alone can feel frighteningly alienating. We humans are social creatures after all. Studies have often...

Why We Need Keystone Habits

Why We Need Keystone Habits

There is no question that any kind of success involves good habits and routines.  But are some habits more important than others? If the past thirty odd years of my life are anything to go by, my...

Compass Vs. Roadmap

Compass Vs. Roadmap

When faced with uncertainty, especially in the constantly changing business world, rely on your internal compass instead of a roadmap to guide you. Crisis and uncertainty should not be seen solely...

Intuition And Navigating Chaos

Intuition And Navigating Chaos

Ever get the intuition that something bad is about to happen? MMA fighters get it all the time. Although I will say, when you’re locked inside a cage 10 feet away from a guy who’s trying to maul...

Fear Is Your Friend

Fear Is Your Friend

Fear is a fickle friend. Often, it’s a welcome accomplice on some of your greatest victories, heightening your senses while keeping the adrenaline flowing. Other times, fear is the unwanted...

Why Do We Fight?

Why Do We Fight?

Life is a fight and I feel blessed to be an MMA fighter. Paid to perform in front of thousands, I got to travel the world and compete against other athletes. Honed through years of sacrifice and...

Sink or Swim with Adam Walker

Sink or Swim with Adam Walker

Couple of weeks ago, a news article from ABC about people swimming out in the cold in the UK caught my eye. Intrigued, I read on, only to realize this group consisted of over 150 daily swimmers,...