by Dana Cavalea April 12, 2023

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Hi Team....

So, first off, I am sure many of you have been wondering where I have been?

Just kidding- we are all to busy for that...

But, I will tell you anyway.

I have been spending more time doing my daily writing on LinkedIn- and also this farm and an absolutely packed coaching schedule has me taking a little more time in between to rest-recover-reflect...

The 3-R's...

Future book title? I don't know.

I do find this to be really important though....

I find the reflection to actually be the most important for me because it allows me the space to create new ideas, new thoughts, and innovate.

This allows for excitement and joy to brew...

Today, I wanted to talk to you about your potential...

And how not to waste it because so many just let the days past and act in a passive manner vs. an offensive, go-get-it manner...

Check out what I wrote on this earlier today....

There is nothing worse than wasting your own talent.

Knowing that you have more in the tank and you are not able to activate it.

When I am in NYC- one of the places I like to go to is Little Italy- home of the legendary Chaz Palminteri.

The legendary quote below sits on the wall in Arthur Ave. in THE BRONX.

It is a reminder to all those who walk-drive by to not waste their gifts...

Too often we allow the "what-if's" to take over and we just play it safe..

We do not just say f-it and go for it....

It is the exact decision that has the cost...

The cost of not taking advantage of your full capabilities...

As a result, one gets frustrated and bitter...

The more one plays it safe and does not go after what they really want- well, the more frustrated they become internally.

When I Coach people- I coach the extremes..

  • If you hate what you are doing- get out.
  • If you are not happy with your day- change it.
  • If your life sucks- build a new one.
  • If your income is not what you want- get better and do something that generates the cash you want.

Yet, many are afraid to make these changes...

So, they say, "I tried coaching, it didn't work."

As of recently, I had a mid 40-year old executive call me bitching about how much he dislikes his job.....

Yet, he is not willing to change.

So, he would rather take the money, justify it, and live in hell day in and day out.

Makes sense, right?

No f'ing chance.

This guy will burnout like a candle in the next few years and live a life of the should-haves....

But, he will justify it with some cash, some investments, and a pension...

The only problem is he is dead inside.

My message is simple: RUN TOWARDS WHAT YOU WANT.

Stop walking. Stop contemplating. Stop being a bitch. GO get it.

You can get whatever you put your efforts towards.

That goes both ways.



Dana Cavalea
Dana Cavalea

Dana Cavalea is the World Champion Director of Strength and Conditioning & Performance of the New York Yankees. Currently, he is a High Performance Speaker & Consultant to Pro Athletes, Entrepreneurs, Business Executives, and Workforces on lifestyle strategies to reduce stress, improve work/life integration, and most importantly improve daily performance /outcomes. Book Dana to Speak at your Company Event or Conference Today!

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Pamela McGoughy
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April 12, 2023

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