Ego Does Not Serve

I often suffer from the human condition of ego. I have come to accept without any reservation that my ego does not serve me in creating a successful business and life. I have experienced the insanity of my ego and the expectation that behaving from this mindset will somehow yield me the results to be successful. It never has, and …

School Walk-Through with Brannon Beliso at Ageless Martial Arts, NV.

NEW SERIES – School Walk-Through with Brannon Beliso. In this episode, I take a school walk-through with Sensei, Lorenzo Sandavol, owner of Ageless Martial Arts in NV. Giving my insight into what can be improved towards the look and functionality of his school to create the culture that defines his WHY!

Defining Your Version Of Success

Entrepreneur, Brannon Beliso explains how he has found his version of success and how you can do that too. This clip is taken from being a guest speaker at CozTalks 2018.

8 Keys To Being A Better Martial Arts Instructor & School Owner

The best investment a martial arts school owner has is themselves. Most would say they’re great instructors and business owners. The question is, “Can we always be better?” Professor Brannon Beliso of San Francisco, California, a martial arts millionaire, believes the answer to that question is “Absolutely.” He attributes his success to his business motto, “We constantly improve upon what we do, …

Fear and the Suckerfish

I need to be totally transparent. I’ve been avoiding you because you scare me. Facing you could equal potential failure and I would have to be accountable for that. The only action you inspire in me is procrastination. Lying in the dark with my face against the floor, you leave me paralyzed and numb. I have a voice and it …

In God We Trust

In God we trust. I see it, on our currency all the time. What does this mean? To associate God with money? This seems contradictory to most Christian teachings I’ve read. To me, “In God We Trust”, means trusting and having faith in God. I see that faith in the smile of a child or a perfect sunset in Hawaii. …

Martial Arts Are My Life

Over a lifetime of training that began at the age of five, the martial arts have been many things to me. At times it has saved my life, at others it has been my life and today it gives me life. I was a sickly child who stuttered. Kids would tease me because of my speech impediment and say I …

Communication Is A Valuable Life Skill

COMMUNICATION is a valuable life skill. The success of communication comes from being a good talker and an even better listener. Good manners, respectful language, strong eye contact, and honesty are elements of a good communicator. Be concise, clear and never bring up the past. Focus on the current topic being discussed. Always offer a positive viewpoint. Remember there are …

You Had Me At Hello

The other day I walked into Peet’s Coffee to get my morning tea with my computer in hand. I needed to check my email and post a few things. I was a bit absorbed with the task at hand. I picked up my tea; found a spot to work and set about completing my tasks. About fifteen minutes later, a woman …

I Write Out My Goals

Goals are important because they build your self-worth and help you to better your life. To achieve goals, you must be able to visualize them. As the saying goes, “If I can see it, I can be it.” Write down your goals. Divide them into three lists; “A”, “B” and “C.” The “A” list are daily activities such as eating healthy, …