Timing Is Everything

Timing Is Everything

Time is the most precious resource.  As we get older, we begin to appreciate how important time is. Whether it’s for relationships or money, there are moments when we all wish we could have...

7 Lessons Learned In 2022

7 Lessons Learned In 2022

Time does fly. We’re just two weeks away from 2023. I remember starting out in 2022 by writing an article about new year resolutions. Out of curiosity, how many resolutions have you managed to...

The NFL Is Too Big To Blame

The NFL Is Too Big To Blame

We’re about a month into football season, and there’s already controversy swirling. Recently, I was abroad in Singapore preparing for our event ONE on Prime Video 2. The card was action-packed with...

Don’t Follow Your Passion

Don’t Follow Your Passion

Following your passion could be a mistake. Yeah, says the guy who became a professional UFC Champion. Do all MMA fighters love to fight? Some, maybe. But I’m guessing that after doing it for a few...

How to Hijack laziness

How to Hijack laziness

There’s no better time to talk about laziness than on Labor Day. COVID has forced many of us to re-examine our relationship with work. It used to be that our jobs and livelihoods were intertwined....

Keep your hands to yourself

Keep your hands to yourself

It took a slap in the face for me to realize the Oscars were going on. Who would’ve thought? There’s just too much going on in life to concern myself with such things. But here I am. So, I guess...

4 Steps to a Happier Home

4 Steps to a Happier Home

Not happy from being cooped up at home all the time?  Well, then maybe a little home improvement is what you need to liven your mood. No thanks to COVID-19, working from home is now increasingly...

I Did It My Way

I Did It My Way

2022 has seen another great athlete retire from their sport. With Tom Brady hanging up his cleats after 22 years of football, it sure does bring back memories of my own retirement.   Ask any athlete...

The Six Stages Of HOF Election

The Six Stages Of HOF Election

Being informed that you are elected to the UFC Hall Of Fame is as surreal as it gets.   To have my legacy preserved and my accomplishments enshrined among the forerunners and game changers in mixed...

UBI Is No Free Lunch

UBI Is No Free Lunch

Imagine a world where regardless of the weather, every season yielded a bountiful harvest; people were happy and all shared equally in the fruits of labor. Except this is likely a utopian vision...

Seek The Truth, If Nothing Else

Seek The Truth, If Nothing Else

18th century philosopher Anthony Collins wrote, “If we have a right to know any Truth whatsoever, we have a right to think freely … because there is no other way to discover the Truth.” For the past...

My 3 Joys Of Teaching

My 3 Joys Of Teaching

Before Rich Franklin became an MMA World Champion, he was just a math teacher. In many ways, I still am today. Instead of the classroom, I now teach at gyms and martial arts dojos all over the...

“The Iceman” Wim Hof

“The Iceman” Wim Hof

“I can’t breathe.” Terrifying words that ignited a global civil rights movement. The same words which describe the pain of patients in acute respiratory distress from the novel coronavirus. Breath –...