Who You Are vs Who You Believe You Are

Garrett Entitlement, Inner Game, Psychology/Philosophy, Self-Help, State, Winner Game

Hey, guys. Last month’s article was heavily focused on outer game and dialing down on procedures. The aim was to really master the right techniques and internalize them effortlessly. For this month’s article, I wanted to balance it out by focusing on inner game: Your ego, your rationalizations/cognitive biases, and being honest with yourself. Rationalization  The action of attempting to …

Why “Masculinity” Is Bullshit

Todd Inner Game, Life/Business/Health, Self-Help, Winner Game

Yes, you read that title right. Now I’m not saying there isn’t such a thing as masculinity, and I’m not saying that being polarizing and acting in “like a man” (whatever that means exactly) isn’t an effective strategy for attraction in many cases. In fact women are ON AVERAGE, attracted to traits that are more masculine. Muscular definition, facial and …

Does It Feel Empty? How To Find Meaning In Pickup And Beyond

Todd Life/Business/Health, Motivation, Self-Help, Winner Game

Let’s talk about something deep. Like “meaning of life” deep… and I’m actually not kidding. But I’m not talking about some woo-woo-fairy-crystals-save-the-whales bullshit… I’m talking about something more like what you see mentioned in this clip from the movie “Without Limits”: “If you can find meaning in running chances are you’ll find meaning in life.” See I’ve always hated nebulous …

Up The Ante: What Poker Teaches Us About Good Game

Todd Escalation, Friend Zone, Intent, Life/Business/Health, Motivation, Outer Game, Self-Help, Winner Game

In my life, I’ve learned a lot from games; specifically games that combine skill and chance. Three of my favorites are poker, Monopoly and, of course, pickup. Luck plays a big part in each of these endeavors, so at times your fate seems out of your hands. Drawing bad cards, landing on a hotel-covered Boardwalk, opening four straight girls who …

Exploring Excellence: The Filipino Billiards Factory

Todd Life/Business/Health, Motivation, Winner Game

Last week I took a four-day vacation, which is something I really haven’t done in years, but my vacation wasn’t what you typically think of as a vacation. I’m a huge fan of excellence in all forms, and I’m also a huge lover of the game of pool. So I took four days out of my Asia tour to seek out …