One ______ at a Time

I’ve got a question for you… What’s your _________________? Watch this video to learn more about the process and being where your feet are: What’s the next domino for you that you need to knock over to get to where you want to be? Please comment below with what your _______________ is…

Does Pressure Exist?

In this video, I’m taking you back to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, when I was sitting down with the legendary Skip Bertman, who won 5 NCAA National Championships in the 1990’s… He talks about how to embrace pressure and use it to your advantage in this video below: Skip Bertman knows that everything happens twice and …

Work the Cut

Are you struggling to land that knockout punch?  Struggling to finish the fight? Probably because you’re going for the knockout! Great teams understand the importance of the approach you’re going to learn in this video: Survive the assault.  Keep working the cut! What is your #1 take-home from this video about the Process and Working …

Acronyms Explained

Have you ever wondered why I use acronyms so frequently?  Because they are easy to remember! In this video, you’ll learn some of the most popular acronyms I use: ACE:  Acting Changes Everything APE:  Attitude, Perspective, Preparation, Process, Energy, Emotions WIN:  What’s Important Now YET:  Your Energy Talks MVP:  Mission, Vision, Core Principles NET:  No Extra Time SYSTEM:  Save Yourself Stress Time Energy Motivation/Money BTJ:  Bring The Juice E:E   Education:Entertainment E+R=O:  Event + Response = Outcome No BCD:  No Blaming, Complaining, …

Juiceful = Useful

If you’re juiceful, you’re useful. If you’re juiceless, you’re useless. Watch this video on how you can #BTJ every day: If you want to bring the juice consistently, you must not only work hard, you must also recover hard. What is your #1 take-home from this video of P.J. Fleck talking about how to be juiceful?

What a Championship Dugout Looks Like

I get asked all the time about what the culture, energy, and environment in the best dugouts in the country are like… Watch this video below to learn the commonalities among Championship Dugouts around the country: *Every great dugout I’ve had the opportunity to be a part of is intentional and organized.* What strategies from this video …

Know Your Numbers #Pillar4

Are you ready to continue the journey with Matthew Simonds and learn more about the 8 Benefits of Being Data Informed? This is a MUST in order to start measuring your KPIs (your Key Process Indicators)… Click the link below to take advantage of a LIMITED TIME OFFER on the Pillar #4:  Know Your Numbers …

8 Benefits of Being Data Informed

Numbers tell the truth and remove emotion.  Emotion clouds reality and can cause knee-jerk reactions that hurt you more than it helps you. Learn the 8 Benefits of Being Data Informed in this video below… The best teams I’ve been around have certain performance indicators that they look at to see how well they actually performed… What …

Measurement = Motivation #Pillar4

I’ve seen far too many players/coaches sabotage their success by getting consumed with their stats and what others think, rather than being committed to the process and being the best they can be. We treasure what we measure, and what we measure gets done. So, how do you measure the process?  Let’s dig into Pillar …

Above the Line

One of the best books I’ve ever read is Above the Line by Urban Meyer… In this video, you’ll learn about what behaviors are considered Above the Line or Below the Line… Your 3 to Thrive from Above the Line:  No B.C.D.  E + R = O  10-80-10 Rule What is Above the Line behavior and Below the Line behavior …

Work SMARDER (Hard & Smart)

You’ve heard the story of the tortoise and the hare… The hare starts faster, but the tortoise always wins because it is persistent and consistent! Well, we’ve got a new character joining the race… Watch this video from the Chesapeake Bay to learn how you can start fast and stay patient, persistent, and consistent: How …

Total Immersion

You’ve probably heard, seen, and experienced the excitement and tremendous learning that is the Total Immersion Weekend!  Being totally immersed is the first step to Maximum Growth… Watch this short video below to learn the 3 Steps to Maximum Growth: 3 STEPS TO MAXIMUM GROWTH  Total Immersion Experience What has been your total immersion experience in …

URGENT: ABCA Podcast & Twitter Chat

Last Wednesday, I was featured as a guest on the ABCA’s Calls from the Clubhouse Podcast… If you haven’t listened to this podcast yet, click here to listen now! [TONIGHT!] Be sure to join us tonight on Twitter for an exclusive live #ABCAChat where we will be breaking down the mental game of baseball and answering any questions …

1 Group You Must Join & 3 Reasons Why (IC)

There is 1 group you must join and there are 3 reasons why… (plus an incredible limited time offer for new members!) Watch this video below to learn the incredible benefits of being a part of this group: 1 GROUP: Brian Cain’s Inner Circle 3 REASON WHY:  Resources  Relationships  Repetition PLUS… for a limited time, new …

IC Peak Highlights

We recently hosted an Inner Circle Peak live event featuring 12 coaches each talking about 1 of The 12 Pillars of Peak Performance.. In this video below, you’re going to get a look behind the scenes at the highlights on how these coaches are using The 12 Pillars of Peak Performance to become more. Learn more …

General Electric Keynote Highlights

This week we are going LIVE to Louisville, Kentucky, where you get to see highlights from a seminar on The 12 Pillars of Peak Performance that I did for GE Appliances – a Haier company… Watch this video below to learn how to implement The 12 Pillars in a corporate setting: I’d love to come …

The First Thing I Do in My 1-on-1 Coaching Sessions

Over the past 15+ years, I’ve worked 1-on-1 with numerous MLB, NFL, NBA, NHL and UFC champions, Olympic medalists, and corporate executives… I often get asked, “What is the first thing you do in your 1-on-1 coaching sessions?” Well, in this video below, I’m going to share that with you… 1) Where are you at right …

What is a Quality At-Bat?

This is an AWESOME time of year as baseball and softball are getting cranked up around the country… I often get asked “What is a quality at-bat?” East Carolina Baseball Coach Cliff Godwin has one of the best definitions that is as follows: “A quality at-bat is an at-bat that makes a positive contribution towards …

Returning to the Alma Mater | Catamount Kickoff

This video was 15 years in the making… I recently had the privilege to go back to my alma mater, The University of Vermont, to talk to all of their athletes at the annual Catamount Kickoff! Take a look behind the scenes (and see The Bear eat fire!) in this video below: Click here if you’d …

The World’s Most Expensive TV

There was a man who worked in sales, named Derek, who would go home every night after work and watch TV… One day a friend came to him and said, “Hey, Derek, that might be the world’s most expensive TV.” “No, I don’t think so.  I got it for a couple hundred bucks at Costco,” Derek …

The Value of One

There is one thing we all have that is the same… one thing that we can not get more of. What is it? Find out in this 5-minute video on Pillar #3: To know the value of one year, ask a student who failed a final. To know the value of one month, ask a …

4 Thoughts on Leadership

Having worked in the field of peak performance and leadership with coaches, athletes and corporate executives, I find myself talking about the topic of leadership on a frequent basis.   Today, I want to share 4 of my favorite thoughts on leadership from a man who motivates me to be my best and to serve others on …

BC114: 2016 Year In Review

On a daily basis, you’re either taking a step closer to where you want to be or you’re taking a step further away. In 2016, we took some huge strides towards where we want to go… Recap some of the highlights from 2016 in this video below: What is the One Word Focus you need …

Proximity Is Power | The 5 People You Surround Yourself with Most

Proximity is Power. You become the average of the 5 people you hang out with most. Watch this video below to learn how you can improve your 5: Who are your 5? “If you help enough other people get what they want, you will get absolutely everything in life that you want.”  -Zig Ziglar I …

The Karma Envelope | Boulder, Colorado

This might never happen again. I was visiting The Mountain Sun restaurant in Boulder, Colorado… When I got the check, they said I couldn’t pay with a credit card… Watch this video to find out what happens next: I invite you to invest in your own Karma Department and trust that others will do the right thing. Comment …

Living Your Life by Design #Pillar2

You are your own brand.  You must create your own MVP Process so you can live your life by design. The MVP Process is one of the most powerful 1-on-1 coaching strategies I use with corporate executives and professional athletes around the globe. Watch this video below to discover the MVP Process (#Pillar2):   What are …

The Feed Forward Process #Pillar2

Have you ever gone on a retreat? Why do we call it a “retreat”?  We’re not retreating from anything. Why do we ask for “feedback”? Want faster progress?  Quit going on “retreats” and asking for “feedback”… Watch this video to learn more: Aggressive wins. Find people you want to learn from and ask them about …

12 Spokes on the Wheel of Life #Pillar2

There are 12 Spokes on the Wheel of Life… Each spoke represents a critical area in your life if you’re going to be a Peak Performer. Discover The 12 Spokes on the Wheel of Life in this video below: Assess yourself and your Wheel of Life… Does that create a tire that you could ride …

5 Steps to Establish & Enhance a Championship Culture #Pillar2

Do you have a Championship Culture in your life? Do you know how to create, establish, and enhance that Championship Culture? Learn the 5 Steps to Establish & Enhance a Championship Culture (#Pillar2) in this video below: What are the Core Principles of your program? Comment below (and attach a photo if you have them visually displayed) …

5 Critical Questions About Culture #Pillar2

Here are 5 Critical Questions that will help you discover the Culture you wish to create… 1) If you had 3 days left to live, what would you do? Get questions 2-5 by watching this 4-minute video below: If you didn’t write down the answers to these questions, go grab a pen and paper, and watch it …

2 Absolute Must Haves For Peak Performance #Pillar2

#FCCPPST “Stairway to Burger Heaven” You may have heard me reference these in regards to the Championship Culture (#Pillar2) and Process that Fuddruckers has created… Watch this 60-second video below to learn what #FCCPPST represents: Here are a couple visual representations that Fuddruckers is using to display their values:               …

The Pillow Test #Pillar1

Every night when your head hits the pillow, you’re going to ask yourself this question: “Am I glad I did or do I wish I had?” Every day you are competing with yourself. Watch this video below to learn more about The Pillow Test (#Pillar1):   Pursue excellence in whichever area of life that you …

#Pillar12 – Release & Refocus

Inside of your routine, you must Recognize Your Signal Lights (#Pillar11) and have the ability to Release & Refocus (#Pillar12) if necessary… Watch this video below to learn The 3 Steps to Release & 2 Steps to Refocus: Comment below with how you use the 3 Steps to Release & 2 Steps to Refocus… Your Peak Performance …

#Pillar11 – Recognize Your Signal Lights

Performance is much like driving a car… When you come to a green light, you just go. When you come to a red light, you must stop. When you come to a yellow light, you need the awareness to slow down (or speed up). It is the same in performance. Watch this video below to …

#Pillar10 – Routines & Habits of Excellence

Mindset (#Pillar1) + Habits (#Pillar10) = Peak Performance You become what you do on a daily basis. Let’s talk about Pillar #10 – Routines & Habits of Excellence: Get into your habit loop and become a machine of routine! Your Peak Performance Coach, BRIAN CAIN   

#Pillar4 – Know Your Numbers

Measurement = Motivation If you can’t measure something, you can’t improve it. What are the key metrics that you measure in your life? Watch this video below to learn how you can #KnowYourNumbers: Want more tips, techniques, and strategies to maximize your numbers? Begin the journey with The 12 Pillars of Peak Performance! Your Peak Performance …

#Pillar1 – Elite Mindset

While preparing for a recent corporate speaking engagement, an executive asked me, “Brian, do you have an MBA or a business degree?” “Actually, I have taken 0 classes formally in business.” I replied. Watch this 3-minute video below to learn what I do have a degree in: Who is your competition? Identify what you’re competing in with yourself …

The Power of Positive Contact

How do you bring positive energy everywhere you go? You know that your attitude determines your altitude. #Pillar8  The question is:  How do you improve your attitude? Find out by watching this 2-minute video below: Encourage positive contact within your team/organization today.  Positive Contact leads to Positive Energy, and Positive Energy leads to Positive Results! …

3 Steps of Control

This week, you are going to learn about the 3 steps of control and how important they are to maximizing your potential on and off the field. (Click here to access the Daily Mental Practice Series mentioned in this video.) Watch this video below as I explain the importance of controlling your mind: 3 Steps of …

The Power of Perspective

Have you ever seen the arrow in the FedEx logo? We are heading back to Las Vegas for this week’s Monday Message where I am training the Fuddruckers team on The Power of Perspective (a great video to share with your team). Click the image below to watch this 8-minute video on how changing your Perspective can change your …

The 3 Rules of Engagement

How do you keep your audience/team engaged in the learning experience? We are heading out to fabulous Las Vegas where I am training the Fuddruckers team on The 3 Rules of Engagement. Watch this video below to learn more: The 3 Rules of Engagement: Vary your energy levels. Lock in with the 30-Second Drill. Use Callbacks. Comment below …

The Perfect Pizza Process

One day I was doing some grocery shopping at Costco when I noticed this process in their kitchen for how they make every pizza. When you have a great process, you can eliminate decision making and produce greater, more consistent results. Watch this video to learn more about the Perfect Pizza Process: The processes you …

What the Great Barrier Reef Teaches Us about Adversity

There is a section of the Great Barrier Reef in Australia that is protected by a lagoon. The other side, which is unprotected, gets thrashed by waves. Watch this video (1:17) to learn about what research has shown is happening: You need adversity to grow.  Run towards adversity! What’s the adversity you’re welcoming in your life? …

$86,400

Imagine you woke up today with a bank account that gave you $86,400… You can invest, spend, give it away, whatever you choose… It must be used, otherwise you lose it. And tomorrow, it will be credited with another $86,400… Watch this video to learn about the 86,400 you have every single day: Leave nothing …

100 Years Before the USA

Hey!  Brian Cain, your Peak Performance Coach, here… I’m coming to you from London, England, in this week’s video! Click the image below to get a look inside The George, which was founded 100 years before the United States. GLASS is an acronym for Gratitude, Love, Accountability, Selfless, Success. What is one way that you can …

Can I Read Your Mind?

In life, you’re either trained or you’re untrained. Whatever you want to do, you simply need to find the right training. Check out this video below where I will read your mind: Find someone who has done what you want to do and ask them how they got there. One step at a time… One …

Championship Culture

If I were to ask you to write down 3-5 character traits that define who you are, would you know what those are? Vitor Belfort told me one time before a fight, “A man is driven by principle. A boy is driven by preference.” Check out this video on Championship Culture: Begin with the end in …

One-Day Contract

Man, I am excited about this one… This is a concept, borrowed from Rick Pitino, that will heighten your awareness and push you to be the best that you can be today. Watch this video on the One-Day Contract: We must prove our worth every single day. Live with the mindset of having a 1-Day Contract. DOMINATE …

What Do You Really Want?

I’d like your help in directing me with future Monday Messages… It is my mission to serve you at the highest level possible. In order to do so, I want to be sure I am providing you with the best possible content that is relevant to your journey. I also want to support you on …

One Word Focus

70% of New Year’s Resolutions don’t survive.  Why?  There are too many of them. Setting a one word focus helps you drill down to what’s most important to you. Watch this video on a book titled One Word That Will Change Your Life: What is your ONE WORD for the next 30 days?  Share it with our …

Tomorrow

Are you living in TODAY or TOMORROW? Watch this video featuring a poem titled Tomorrow: What are you waiting to do tomorrow that you should do today? DOMINATE THE DAY! Your Peak Performance Coach, BRIAN CAIN   

The Man in the Glass

Today we’re going all the way back to 1994 in Williamstown, Massachusetts.  At a high school football banquet, Glenn Foley shared with me a poem that has stuck with me to this day. Watch this video featuring the poem titled The Man in the Glass: I challenge you to look inside and ask yourself:  Where am I? …

The Touch of a Master’s Hand

Everyone in the world needs 2 people for maximum success:  a coach and an accountability partner. Thank you for allowing me to lend a hand in your pursuit of being the best. Watch this quick video featuring a story about The Touch of a Master’s Hand: Go lend a hand to the lives of those around you …

The Moon Is Always There

The moon today is full. What about those days when it’s not? Is it still there? Watch this video I shot while running this morning about Confidence, Belief & Faith: What’s the moon in your life that is full even when you can’t see it? DOMINATE THE DAY! Your Peak Performance Coach, BRIAN CAIN   

10 Rules for Success

If you want to speed up your learning curve, you’ve got to follow in the footsteps of those who have come before you. It is my mission each week to bring you the success strategies, stories, tips, and techniques of the best in the world. This week, we are going to look at business mogul …

Shake It Off & Step Up

You’ve got to be able to take the adversity that life is going to throw you. In life, there are winners and learners. You are only a loser if you choose to be. Watch this story about a donkey that learned he must Shake It Off & Step Up:  Shake it off and STEP UP. DOMINATE …

For the Want of a Nail

This Monday, I want to share with you a story I heard one of the top college football coaches in the country delivering to his team. Watch this 2-minute video on the importance of Saying No:   Be sure to SAY NO to the small things that will take you away from the big things that …

4 Quadrants of Life

Today, I am going to share with you something I picked up from Stephen Covey in The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. There are 4 Quadrants of Life and it is important to be aware of these to know where your time is going. Watch this 2-minute video below to learn more: Can you …

The Next 200 Feet

Today, I want to share with you a concept that I’ve been teaching for 10 years. When driving down the road, your headlights can only see the Next 200 Feet. Watch this 90-second video on how to focus on the process throughout your journey: What is the Next 200 Feet for you? Share it with me …

Be the Hero of Your Own Movie

Sometimes we focus too far in the past or too far into the future, instead of locking in on today. In this video, Joe Rogan encourages you to be the hero of your own movie: Now, go Be the Hero of Your Own Movie. DOMINATE THE DAY! Your Peak Performance Coach, BRIAN CAIN   

Self to Service

I want to challenge you this holiday season… Watch this video to learn one strategy to move from Self Minded to Service Minded: When you walk in the door to your family at Christmas, I want you to say “There you are!” instead of “Here I am.” Live with a Service over Self Mindset. DOMINATE THE …

Tough Choice for Good

Your decisions determine your destiny. Make a difficult decision that might change your life forever. Watch this video below to find out what Tough Choice for Good I made in my life: There’s a tough choice that you know you’ve got to make. Make that tough choice for good today! DOMINATE THE DAY! Your Peak Performance …

The Magic Bullet

Today, I want to share with you what has been a magic bullet in my life… A magic bullet is something that changes your perspective on life so much that you can trace a lot of who you are and what you do back to that magic bullet. Watch this 2-minute video below to find out what …

Woe to Win

Today, I want to share a personal story… I had a great high school baseball career in Massachusetts and received a scholarship to the University of Vermont… where I was terrible…  Watch the rest of this Woe to Win story in the 4-minute video below: If I can do it, you can do it. What is YOUR Woe …

Work The Cut

When most people watch MMA fights, they want to see the big knockout… Watch this 2-minute video below featuring one of my favorite stories about Working The Cut: Survive the assault and work the cut. Want to share this story with your team? Tweet this video. DOMINATE THE DAY! Your Peak Performance Coach, BRIAN CAIN    

Be A Finisher

As I go around the country, one thing I hear most from coaches is that they want their teams to be able to finish. This 2-minute video below tells the story of John Stephen Akhwari and his commitment to Being a Finisher: What’s the marathon that YOU need to finish?  Get after it.  Get it done.  Thank yourself later. …

5×5 Box Breathing Exercise

We are now on our 4th Daily Mental Practice Exercise.  We’ve already covered the 5-4-3-2-1 Exercise, the 6-2-8 Breathing Exercise, and the Triangular Tactical Breathing.  If you’ve missed any of those and want to catch up now, click here to view the full Daily Mental Practice Series playlist on YouTube. This week features 5×5 Box Breathing that I …

My Coach Sucks

With the high school fall sports season about to start up, I wanted to share a video with you as a competitor about how much my coach sucks. You will love this short video about how terrible my coach is, and I am sure you will want to share this with your teammates who have …