Josh Ellis

Josh Ellis
Josh Ellis is the editor in chief for SUCCESS magazine. Before joining SUCCESS in 2012, he was an accomplished digital and print sportswriter, working for the Dallas Cowboys Star magazine, the team’s gameday program, and DallasCowboys.com. Originally from Longview, Texas, he began writing for his hometown newspaper at 16.

Dan Buettner on the Happiness Blue Zones

By Josh Ellis | November 9, 2017

Blue zones are locations where people statistically live the longest. In this interview, SUCCESS editor-in-chief Josh Ellis and National Geographic fellow Buettner break down the three threads of happiness: pleasure, purpose and pride.

You’ve Gotta Do the Work

By Josh Ellis | November 7, 2017

“You don"t just absorb all this stuff and magically become a new person. All you"ll have at the end of the day is a weird taste in books and an expensive habit that uses up your free time.” —Josh Ellis   Related: Watch more powerful SUCCESS Live videos here Explore more SUCCESS Talks videos by topic on SUCCESS magazine"s YouTube…

Lisa Bodell on Embracing Simplicity

By Josh Ellis | November 2, 2017

This episode is sponsored by FreshBooks. Simplify, minimize, organize—the terms seem straightforward, but what do they really mean? Lisa Bodell, founder and CEO of Futurethink, and author of Why Simple Wins, says people often confuse simplification with things like spring cleaning or organizing your desk. SUCCESS Editor-in-Chief Josh Ellis sits down with Bodell to discuss how…

Lewis Howes on the Masks We Wear

By Josh Ellis | October 19, 2017

What does it mean to be masculine? It’s a question Lewis Howes, lifestyle entrepreneur and New York Times best-selling author, began to think about when his outside success didn’t match what he felt on the inside. SUCCESS Editor-in-Chief Josh Ellis and Howes sit down to discuss his new book, The Mask of Masculinity: How Men Can Embrace Vulnerability, Create Strong Relationships, and Live Their Fullest Lives. Plus, listen in to hear Howes’ own journey of rediscovering himself and building stronger relationships in his life.

The Ripple Effects of Gratitude

By Josh Ellis | October 10, 2017

Doers like Scooter Braun gather many talents and direct them in ways that make the world a better place.

Be the High Performer You Are Meant to Be

By Josh Ellis | September 12, 2017

There is no color-by-numbers approach to success. But anyone can achieve it if they are willing to learn from others and put in the work.

Brendon Burchard on the High Performance Formula

By Josh Ellis | August 31, 2017

What does it take to be a high performer? Brendon Burchard, best-selling author, high-performance coach and one of the most watched, quoted and followed personal development trainers today, says many people incorrectly believe that everyone has a limited amount of potential. In this telling interview with SUCCESS Editor-in-Chief Josh Ellis, Burchard unveils results from the world’s largest study of high performers. Plus, learn how to implement high-performance habits into your life.

3 Questions to Reveal Your Brilliant Purpose

By Josh Ellis | August 28, 2017

“Don’t ask what the world needs, ask what makes you come alive.” –Howard Thurman When Simon T. Bailey read this quote in John Eldredge’s Wild at Heart: Discovering The Secret of a Man”s Soul, it changed the way he thought about purpose. He regrouped by asking himself three simple questions: What would I do if…

What Really Matters to Me

By Josh Ellis | August 8, 2017

When you have a great team, you don’t have to worry because you know that if something happens, they have everything under control.

Adam Braun on Discovering What You Are Meant to Accomplish

By Josh Ellis | August 3, 2017

The average pencil holds enough lead for approximately 40,000 words. While a young Adam Braun, founder of Pencils of Promise, was traveling abroad, he learned just how happy a pencil and paper—with all the potential they can hold—can make a child. SUCCESS Editor-in-Chief Josh Ellis sits down with Braun to hear how he’s changing the education landscape and the importance of piroritizing growth outside of your comfort zone.