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How To Use Fear to Sharpen Your Competitive Edge

March 18, 2010

Our state of mind is like a lens that filters and influences our interpretation of reality. When we’re afraid, everything scares us. When we’re ecstatic, everything seems funny.

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Greetings From Salt Lake With Olympian Ruben Gonzalez

January 23, 2010

On the way down the mountain he told me that he was having fun (rather than being fearful) for the first time in his life (he’s 47 and been luging for 26 years)!