If you spend time around truly successful people, you may notice that there are some things they simply refuse to say. They don't waste their time dwelling on negative thoughts or making excuses. They know that self-limiting beliefs keep them from success and excuses are simply stories that don't solve problems in a meaningful way. The decision to avoid false beliefs is deeply ingrained in grea … Read More

Article: 7 Fast and Powerful Ways You Can Serve Others

Though we sacrifice much in the name of success, deep down we desire something more meaningful--a genuine sense of purpose and fulfillment. It's possible to experience this sense of purpose without giving up the pursuit of success. How? By serving others. A big misconception about giving back is that it requires a substantial investment of time or significant contribution of money. I once thoug … Read More

Article: 5 Habits of the Most Connected People

There's no question that success in business, and in life, often comes down to who you know, not what you know. This became especially apparent to me after spending time with one of the best-connected individuals I've ever met. From birthdays with U2's Bono to long-time friendships with tech billionaires, this entrepreneur has created a network so strong that he can make anything happen in two pho … Read More

Achieving great accomplishments on a regular basis requires that you build a set of habits around the things that make you successful. When you distill the success of elite entrepreneurs, or any elite performer for that matter, you realize just how much they rely on their habits for their success. The evening is one of the best times to create habits that yield sustainable success. More specifi … Read More

Article: Live a Life You Won’t Regret by Avoiding the Top 5 Things People Regret Most

Regret is one of the most challenging emotions we face in life. It's particularly difficult because there's nothing you can do about the things you did, or didn't do, in your past. In fact, I find regret more challenging than the fear of failure. The thing I fear most is waking up one day and realizing that I did not live life to the fullest. There's no question you have regrets too. We all do. … Read More

Article: Meet the Mindfulness Guru Billionaires Go to For Advice

I was surprised to learn just how many billionaires are depressed. Despite all of their money, fame and success, some of the most remarkable people on earth wake up lacking the sense of fulfillment that they'd hoped success would provide. But, what's a billionaire to do? Many contact Kute Blackson, an author and transformational teacher who helps some of the world's wealthiest people develop a … Read More

It only makes sense that many of the world's top companies are lead by the greatest leaders--Elon Musk, Arianna Huffington and Bill Gates, for example. It takes great leadership to create a world-changing vision and inspire the people necessary to execute on that vision. Both your personal success, and the success of your company, are based on your ability as a leader. But how, as an entreprene … Read More

Article: 7 Habits of Extremely Happy People

The quest for followers, validation and success has most of us chasing happiness as if it's a milestone or destination. We've built such strong dependencies on external validation that happiness is now seen as a bi-product of success, and we don't give ourselves permission to be happy until we've attained that success. Yet what if we realized that happiness isn't created by success, but is actu … Read More

Article: 8 Things Successful People Do Every Day That Most People Ignore

During the four year process of starting and scaling SkyBell, I have had the pleasure of meeting some remarkably successful people. Whether it's a potential investor or the CEO of a company with whom we could become partners, I'm lucky to have had a front row seat to a diverse set of individuals who have all created success in their life. When you spend time with great leaders, you start to rec … Read More

Article: 28 Toxic Thoughts Successful People Refuse to Believe

Have you ever thought about all the businesses that do not exist because someone with a great idea didn't feel smart enough or worthy enough to pursue it? I constantly wonder if the next life-changing company is sitting in the mind of someone who believes the self-limiting thoughts they tell themselves every day. I certainly understand this dynamic because I did the same thing in my twenties. B … Read More