Read about my 30 Day Spanish Challenge, where my goal was to learn as much Spanish as possible in 30 days.
In his book, Hooked, author Nir Eyal walks us through the Hook Model, a four-step process embedded into the products of many successful companies to subtly encourage customer behavior.
“In the fixed mindset, everything is about the outcome,” Dweck explained. “If you fail–of if you’re not the best–it’s all been wasted.”
She goes on to say, “The growth mindset allows people to value what they’re doing regardless of the outcome. They’re tackling problems, charting new courses, working on important issues. Maybe they haven’t found the cure for cancer, but the search was deeply meaningful.”
In other words, people with a fixed mindset have already at some point in their lives determined an absolute truth as to what they are capable of. In relationships. Creativity. Business. Education.
Whereas people with a growth mindset aren’t consumed with absolutes. Success and failure aren’t the metric that people with growth mindsets use to determine their progress or impact.
These are my Life Rules. Learn from them and then make them your own so that Future You can achieve fulfillment, happiness, and success.
Here’s why it’s better to purchase a physical copy of a book, CD, or DVD instead of a digital version.
Here’s a video I made showcasing Villa Norma in La Garita, Costa Rica., where I’ve been staying for the past month.
Before you take off to the beautiful beaches, tropical forests, or central valley of Costa Rica, here are a few things you should know about living and working here.
Here is my trip log from my recent trip across the country from Los Angeles CA to Asheville NC.
Read my detailed report of my 30 Day Bikram Yoga Challenge. View my before and after photos and see how much weight I lost!
Here is a video of the first speech I ever did about Choosing Adventure! The video was filmed in March 2014.
Here’s the story of the time that I grew my hair from a buzz cut to a pony tail and donated 10 inches to charity.
I invented a sport called Urban Hiking. It’s exactly what it sounds like. Here’s the story of Team Awesome’s 20 mile urban hike from Glendale to Santa Monica.
The second day was when we became superstar hosts. From day 1 to day 2, after a good night’s sleep, I had transformed into a better looking, Jewish, long-haired Ryan Seacrest. It was nice to think so at least, because this was the day we were to appear on camera.
It was Jason’s first time in Los Angeles. Since our time together was limited, I took him on a fast-paced action packed weekend tour.
The name Paul derives from the Roman family name Paulus which means “small” or “humble” in Latin. Read this article to discover some of the most famous Pauls of our time.
I learned two main lessons from Sold or Be Sold by Grant Cardone. (1) When you can’t close a sale, try to move the buyer up to a bigger or more expensive product as the first solution to price objection. (2) ALWAYS, ALWAYS, ALWAYS agree with the customers.
I read this book yesterday cover to cover and was fascinated by the lessons I learned about turning your social and business networks into your referral network.
Learn how I lost 19.6 pounds in 30 days through diet and exercise!
This is my bucket list of things I want to do. The purpose of having a list like this is to put my goals out there to the world so that they are more likely to come true.
How to lose weight quickly in a short amount of time. Follow along on my experiment to lose 30 pounds in 30 days without weight loss supplements.
In loving memory of Steffon Montgomery. 12-1-1987 to 4-27-2012.
I read Jesus CEO yesterday and learned a few things about leadership from the noble style of Jesus.
The time I starred as an extra on Spike TV’s award winning show 1000 Ways to Die.
A follow up to Adventure Paul’s Ghost Story in Bakers CA.
I took a tour of the World Famous Mustang Ranch, a historical brothel outside of Reno NV. Originally called Mustang Bridge Ranch, the brothel opened its doors in 1951, making it the oldest legal brothel in America.
This story is completely true and accurate. I allowed myself no poetic licensing in recounting this experience to you because what actually happened is a story enough in itself.
Everyone has seen demotivational posters by this point–they populate all over the Internet. I made my first one yesterday. Hope you enjoy.
Yesterday Neile and I joined Kenny for a barbecue and they peer pressured me into running the Bele Chere 5K race.
A behind-the-scenes story of my audition process for American Idol in Nashville TN. Learn how American Idol really works.
Recently I starred in a commercial with Nicole. I had to apologize afterwards to her and the other seasoned actors on set for “stealing the spotlight”–but put a camera in front of me and it just comes out. After my television debut I decided to become a full-time aspiring actor–that is, a food server.