Monty Moran (Former CEO of Chipotle) – LIVE At the NBAA Conference In Fort Worth, Texas

Monty Moran, who worked with Chipotle for a dozen years, was instrumental in creating the Chipotle culture and authored the 2020 book, “Love is Free. Guac is Extra.: How Vulnerability, Empowerment and Curiosity Built an Unstoppable Team.” WATCH this conversation on YouTube. And SUBSCRIBE! Read my new book, The Pursuit Of Excellence — See why Patrick [...]

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Mastermind Dinner Questions

Years ago, I went to a dinner hosted by Jayson Gaignard. Jayson is the author of Mastermind Dinners and the Founder of Mastermind Talks. I've since been to many of Jayson's events. One of the cooler parts of the dinners was the moment between the main course and dessert. At that time, Jayson asked each person [...]

By |March 29th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Blog Post|0 Comments

The Bannister Effect

This is an excerpt from my book, The Pursuit Of Excellence From the beginning of recorded history through May 6, 1954, the fastest any human being had ever run a mile was 4:01.4. When it comes to pursuing excellence: the standard of “good enough” becomes a barrier that resists being broken. To chase excellence [...]

How Billy Joel Wrote “The Longest Time”

This is an excerpt from my book, The Pursuit Of Excellence I love learning how world-class performers produce their work. What I find so fascinating is how unique the processes are that creators use to pursue their craft. Their methods are as diverse as their personalities. Take, for example, Billy Joel: the five-time Grammy Award-winning [...]

The Difference Between Top Performers and Everybody Else

This is an excerpt from my book, The Pursuit Of Excellence Eliud Kipchoge holds the official world record for the marathon at 2:01:39. Of the 13 officially sanctioned marathons that Kipchoge has run, he’s won 11. He is the only known person to ever run the 26.2 miles of a marathon in under two hours [...]

What Is Your Wall? The Relationship Between Excellence & Focus

This is an excerpt from my book, The Pursuit Of Excellence Heading into the London Olympics in 2012, Michael Phelps was at the height of his powers as the most dominant swimmer in history. Four years before at the Olympics in Beijing, Phelps won gold in all eight events in which he competed. In doing [...]