You Ain’t Shit (Part 2)

photo: this image was taken february of 2009 at my old gym. since this photo, I have spent hundreds of hours mopping floors, cleaning toilets, and doing other shit to get myself to where I am today. — “That’s not my job.” This is the biggest thorn in the side of progress ever. All too…

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You’re Never Finished

So the book pre-order launched and went very well. As the orders kept coming in, I found myself very excited and yet super nervous. I spent 6 months writing this book. Every day I wrote. A lot of time has been dedicated to this book, not just the writing, but the years of learning, training,…

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…Then I Broke His Fucking Nose

I’m a father now. I have a daughter. As I scan through Facebook and see all the “Me Too” statuses, you get to thinking. How do I best prepare my daughter for the real world. Now, I have no idea what the world will be like 5, 10, or 15 years from now. But after…

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#screwed

I taught a self defense class for a group of women here in the North Shore area of MA. Truly phenomenal group, mind you. They were engaged, excited, and very open minded. They were hungry to learn, and that is the kind of group I LOVE to work with! Right as we were about to…

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Book Pre-Sale is LIVE

After 10 months of working on this project, we are finally ready to go to print. Find out more HERE and reserve your copy today!

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Building Relationships > Making Sales

*photo of my Uncle, Guido Jannetti Jr., and I – This man, knows how to listen. To build relationships. To be a true leader.  So a few weeks ago I made a post on Facebook about how I was sick and tired of getting countless messages on LinkedIn that are nothing but half ass sales…

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Focus On Where You’re Going, Not Where You Are

I’ve been listening to a good amount of The MFCEO Project w/ Andy Frisella lately. Good stuff, if you’ve never taken a listen. One of the topics he generally hammers home is “Winning the Day” and he has a few gems when it comes to getting things done, creating momentum, and actually achieving your goals…

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Prayer

*I started writing this post weeks ago. Then I sat on it. I don’t know why. Resistance is a nasty little bugger. But this message helped me in my life, maybe it will help someone else, and it’s not my place to hold that back. Seven or so years ago, I had a pretty rough…

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HR2 Thoughts

I just returned from a weekend training down in Charlotte at the Fit to Fight HQ. Over 3 days there were seminars on clinch work, medical care, creating resilience/toughness, blood chokes for bjj, submission defense, utilizing the underhook, defensive firearms, wrestling, impact weapons, and weapon retention. I could write pages about the individual instructors and…

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Aftermath: Psychological Recovery

Psychological: Extreme violence comes with a price for everyone involved: the suspect, the victim, the families of both, and witnesses in close proximity. Whether you were directly injured, survived physically unharmed, witnessed the attack, or simply are related to someone involved, it’s important to understand what you may experience moving forward. This is a complex…

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