Take Off the Mask and Expose Your Inner Entrepreneur

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From the desk of Victor Pride Subj: How to get from A to B in a straight line --------------------- So you want to be an entrepreneur? You feel it in your bones but you don't know how to get from A to B. You always seem to end up going from A to A in a circle. I know, I've been there. First things first... Treat yourself like a company You … [Read more...]

A Morning in the Life of Victor Pride (Video)

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From the desk of Victor Pride: Subj: A story and a video --------------- When I woke up on July 13 I had a big smile on my face. I went to the mirror and I was in the best shape of my entire life. I went to the computer to check my accounts, I had more money than I'd ever had in my life. The early numbers gave an easy indication that July was … [Read more...]

Drilling and Killing – How to Get Your Avalanche of Success

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From the desk of Victor Pride Subj: Drillin' and killin' your way to the top ------------------ Do you know how professional fighters learn how to fight? It's a 2 part process: They show up to the gym every single day to practice They drill the moves every day until the moves become instinct In other words, they show up, they do the work and … [Read more...]

How to Purposely Be Lucky

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From the desk of Victor Pride Subj: How to be a lucky man ----------------- I don't mean to brag but I recently realized how great my life is and how "lucky" I am. Before you call me arrogant pretty please hear me out..... I have recently returned from 4 weeks in the United States of America. For the last two weeks of my trip I was in Boise, … [Read more...]

How to Live a Life of Choice

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From the desk of Victor Pride Location: Dallas, TX --------------- After 18 months away I find myself back in the States for a brief visit. Family and friends, hi and bye, that type of deal. Visiting is fine and dandy but I won't have any regrets when I get on a transpacific plane and head back out into the wild. I don't have any "hard feelings" … [Read more...]

Will, Not Skill – 5 Success Tips From ‘Iron’ Mike Tyson

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From the desk of Victor Pride Subj: An effeminate fat kid turned himself into the most feared fighter who ever lived -------------- I've been reading Mike Tyson's biography Undisputed Truth. It's an extremely interesting book, one of the most interesting I've ever read. Most people know that Mike Tyson was a typical ghetto kid. He was in and out of … [Read more...]

Read This Before You Decide to Give Up

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From the desk of Victor Pride Subj: The Taxi Driver, The Schlub, The Winner and the Ghost ------------ In the taxi, the Vietnamese driver was complaining to me about how corrupt the Vietnamese government is. "We work so hard and we make so little! How can we live like this? Everything is expensive and we make so little, our money is worth nothing. A … [Read more...]

Let’s Kick Some Butt in 2014

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One of the great things about being the boss is that you aren't on anyone else's time. I was out swimming laps in the cool, morning air and something occurred to me - it's January 6th, I guess I can post my new years article now. In the last post I asked you what you wanted to see from Bold and Determined in 2014. So what's in store for B&D in … [Read more...]

Merry Christmas from Ol’ St. Vic

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Ho ho ho! Merry Christmas, boys! I talk a lot about the importance of having a mission in life. Without a mission you're just a soul-less wanderer. Your mission is what gives you pep in your step. Without a mission you're one of those feet shufflers, dragging their feet to the next destination. The end of the year is the best time to develop your … [Read more...]

The Shockingly Easy Way to Get People to do What You Want

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Note from Vic: Out of the blue I got en email from a fella named Ludvig Sunström asking if he can make a guest post on Bold and Determined. I gave my usual answer, a polite no, but then he did something unexpected. He sent me FOUR! articles and asked me to critique his writing. He got me to do him one small favor - critique his writing (and we made one … [Read more...]