I asked my friend.
“About a 6.”
We agreed to do some work.
Every minute we can choose whether we settle for something less or bring the…
He is a happy enthusiastic fellow building a great business.
He wakes up energized, gets focused on great stuff, powers through his day.
He loves what he does, but it’s far from easy.
Back to back days.
Lots of responsibility. An organization to manage. Business to build.
He’s constantly stretching. It takes a toll.
Most days he feels good. Some days he feels great. Every day we want him to feel more hells yeah.
“Positive Thinking” Is A Low Bar
This fancy chart I marked up captures where I’m coming from.
The thermometer on the left is “normal” human thinking,
As I write about often, it’s not our fault, our brains and world are built with a negativity bias, so it’s easy to get stuck here.
Think positive can be an atlas-worthy goal but that’s not all we aspire to, is it?
Bringing More Hells Yeah
People can be surprised when you show up with more hells yeah.
“What are you so hells yeah about?” they might ask.
Why do we need anything to be hells yeah about?
Why isn’t our default waking up in the hells yeah?
Our lives are better than any humans have lived but we’re still waiting for more to be hells yeah about?
If we can’t feel hells yeah now, when do we?
When Do You?
On a scale of negative to hells yeah, on average where are you?
Are you better than a 6 out of hells yeah?
How can you get yourself feeling more and more hells yeah every day?
When are those times that you feel your most hells yeah?
Just thinking about them now you can feel more hells yeah.
Bring More Hells Yeah This Weekend
It’s easy to get caught up in topics of the day, but also easy to find more things to be hells yeah about.
What are those things for you?
If you draw up a list of 10 things in your life that get you more hells yeah, what are they?
Where are you now on a scale of zero to hells yeah?
How might you give thanks to those you love by bringing more hells yeah this weekend?