Bold and Determined


Return of the Firestarter (& How to Deal with Little White Liars)

Live a slow life to feel paradise she said to me. She was always a fountain of truth (and youth). All the others lied but she never did. So why did I leave? I don't know. No other option I suppose.

After 15 months we met again in a lost city that no... [Read More...]
Bold and Determined
April 20, 2017, 2 p.m.


How to Find Some Beautiful Place to Get Lost

From the desk of Victor Pride subj: Lost at the beach of peace — Every morning I've been waking up around 4 am and going to the beach of peace. I don't go here so early because I want to be alone in solitude, lost in thought or something like that. I go here so early... [Read More...]
Bold and Determined
April 17, 2017, 3 p.m.

The 21 Rules of the Ronin All Aspiring Entrepreneurs Need to Know

From the desk of Victor Pride Subj: 21 life lessons from an old samurai — A long time ago there was a great samurai who was cast out, doomed to wander the earth in search of the truth.  This man was a ronin, a former slave without a master.  In his travels he built a... [Read More...]
Bold and Determined
March 20, 2017, 3 p.m.

How to Go From A to B in a Straight Line Instead of Going From A to A In a Circle

From the desk of Victor Pride Subj: The #1 absolute rule of success — The principles of success are always the same, and they all boil down to one thing. Some call it the 80/20 principle (but I don't agree with that, you'll see why later). Gary Keller, the mad genius behind Keller Williams Real... [Read More...]
Bold and Determined
March 2, 2017, 4 p.m.

Why We Bodybuild – Interview with John Doe Bodybuilding

My good friend and partner John Doe Bodybuilding and I got together in Las Vegas recently to talk shit and talk shop. We talk about what got us into bodybuilding…actually, we talk about what got us into the gym in the first place. The real reason may shock you, or it may just make complete... [Read More...]
Bold and Determined
Feb. 20, 2017, 5 p.m.

Dallas! The New World Ronin World Tour Starts in Your City on 3-11-17

Dallas friends, I know you better than I know anyone. But can I ask you a few quick questions? Do you know where you’re headed? Do you know how to get there? Are you happy with where you’re headed? It’s ok to not know the answer, I’ll explain why… 17 years ago, I was 18 years old. I... [Read More...]
Bold and Determined
Feb. 20, 2017, 12:12 a.m.

How the Victor Pride Mastermind Plays Out (9 steps)

This is a quick 9 step rundown of how we run the seminar. We make sure to never make it boring or stagnant, so we frequently change what we are doing. We do not sit down all of the time, nor do we stand all of the time. We find the right balance to keep... [Read More...]
Bold and Determined
Feb. 19, 2017, 4:31 a.m.

How to Meet Friends Who Are Smart, Fun, and Perceptive (San Diego, Saturday, Feb. 25)

Are you familiar with the snowball effect? If not, do this… Imagine a snowball rolling down a snow-covered hillside. As it rolls down the hill, the snowball will pick up more snow, gaining more mass, and picking up even more snow and momentum as it rolls along. This is known as the snowball effect. It is... [Read More...]
Bold and Determined
Feb. 16, 2017, 9:33 p.m.

Why It’s So Important To Belong To A Mastermind Group

Recently, the Dons and Bosses met in Las Vegas for a mastermind. We called it the Be a Boss seminar, but that was the wrong name. The right name is the New World Ronin Mastermind because that’s what it was. A mastermind session between people who have chosen to go their own way in life,... [Read More...]
Bold and Determined
Feb. 15, 2017, 5 p.m.

What You Can Expect at the Vegas Seminar (Be a Boss)

“How come no one told me you don’t have to settle for less when you can have more? How come no one told me you can change yourself into anything you want to be?” A lot of people ask themselves these questions. The answer is obvious: Nobody ever told you because nobody knows. Regular people only... [Read More...]
Bold and Determined
Feb. 6, 2017, 8:52 p.m.

The Power of 11: A Message to the Ronin Regarding Vegas

Look at these numbers: 2-11 See these numbers as if they are at the end of a tunnel. In this tunnel, you cannot see to the left and you cannot see to the right. You can only see the light at the end of the tunnel. At the end of the tunnel, there is a big,... [Read More...]
Bold and Determined
Jan. 31, 2017, 5 p.m.

Workout Tips from a Ten Year Gym Veteran

They say “if you don’t use it, you lose it” and it’s true. If you stop working out, your muscles will start to atrophy (shrink).  That’s why you always see the biggest, ripped guys either wearing gym clothes (like they’re on their way to the gym) or you actually see them in the gym. They don’t... [Read More...]
Bold and Determined
Jan. 26, 2017, 5:15 p.m.

10 Timeless Fitness Tips (and the Key to Staying Fit Forever)

From the desk of John Doe Bodybuilding Subj: How to turn the goal of fitness into an every-day process — I love to be the guy who still has the passion and enthusiasm to hit the iron and build muscles.  No matter what life throws in my face, I still find time to train, eat right and be a beast. I may... [Read More...]
Bold and Determined
Jan. 23, 2017, 6:10 p.m.

17 New Years Revelations for the Self-Made & Self-Paid

These are 17 revelations to help you become self-made and self-paid in 2017. Some of them will be obvious to you, some of them will be eye-openers to you, all of them will help you in your journey to the top. 1) Success requires a revelation, not a resolution I don’t believe in coincidence, I believe... [Read More...]
Bold and Determined
Jan. 20, 2017, 5:48 p.m.

How to Be a Boss in 2017 – Victor Pride Las Vegas Seminar (January 21)

They say the world is changing rapidly but I disagree. I say the world already changed rapidly and people are still playing catch-up. Meanwhile, smart people know that right now we are in a gold rush. Right now is the first and only time in human history that you can turn yourself into a business.... [Read More...]
Bold and Determined
Jan. 17, 2017, 7:41 p.m.

How I Went From $15 to a Million in 4 Years of Blogging

From the desk of Victor Pride, LLC Subj: How to make a million dollars online — All I ever wanted was adventure, like Rambo. I had no idea my venture to accommodate adventure would also make me a million dollars. Let me start at the beginning though… I started a blog so that I could... [Read More...]
Bold and Determined
Jan. 11, 2017, 4 p.m.

Welcome to Two Thousand and Victory (B&D BBQ Results)

There’s an old African proverb that goes like this: If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.  I’m not an old African, but when I see great wisdom I take it and make it mine. I saw great wisdom in this line: If you want to go... [Read More...]
Bold and Determined
Jan. 9, 2017, 5:17 p.m.

8 Ways Self-Discipline Can Change Your Life

How many times have you said to yourself… I wish I could get up earlier I want to stop eating junk food I wish I could talk to girls Too bad wishes and wants don’t mean anything. It feels a whole lot better to say I DO instead of I wish. If you want to or... [Read More...]
Bold and Determined
Jan. 4, 2017, 1:38 a.m.

9 Health Habits for the Kings of 2017

They say health is wealth but they’re wrong. Health isn’t wealth, only wealth is wealth. So what is health? You know what the hippies say: Health is life, man. Without health, you don’t have life. Money can buy a lot of great things but it cannot buy life. Fortunately you do not need money to... [Read More...]
Bold and Determined
Dec. 31, 2016, 4 p.m.

How to Speak Your Way to the Answer (Full Color Friday)

Recently, I discovered the benefits of speaking your thoughts rather than simply thinking them. See, when you say things out loud they become clear, much clearer than if you simply thought them. Thoughts can be murky, muddy and unclear but speaking your thoughts out-loud forces you to confront them. When you say the words out-loud, the... [Read More...]
Bold and Determined
Dec. 30, 2016, 4 p.m.