4 Simple Teacher Hacks to Be More Productive

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Recently, Steph and I have decided to take on the huge task of writing a new eBook for Strong Figure called the Total Health and Fitness Makeover. Huge task is an understatement. Pouring through studies, reading peer-reviewed journals, conducting interviews, translating a bunch of sciency stuff into a language people understand...this book has been WAY more demanding and WAY more time consuming than we could have ever imagined. Despite the HUGE project, my teaching has not missed a beat. I am … [Read more...]

How to Find YOUR Loophole in Life

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Sidhartha Gautama, the Buddha, said that life is dukkha, a term which loosely translates to suffering. I am not sure English has a word that really captures the concept of dukkha, but scholars have used synonyms like stress and suffering to illustrate what it is that dukkha actually means. The Buddha said: Birth is dukkha, aging is dukkha, death is dukkha; sorrow, lamentation, pain, grief, & despair are dukkha; association with the unbeloved is dukkha; separation from the loved is dukkha; … [Read more...]

Destroy the Factory

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The Factory Henry Ford is one of the most influential people in the history of the world, primarily because of the mass production techniques he introduced to modern industrialization. In order to make his automobile affordable, Ford knew he had to keep productions costs low and efficient. He did this primarily through three concepts: (1) make parts interchangeable; (2) employ extreme division of labor; and (3) incorporate the assembly line. I understand that none of these ideas were … [Read more...]