What’s the Wisest Investment of my Time and Effort?

When I think of an investment as opposed to spending, there is an obvious and huge difference.  Spending, of course, is exchanging one thing, usually money, for something in return.  Investing can also involve the exchange of money for something else, but the intention is to provide a greater return.  So, what are you investing in?  I’m not talking about securities but rather talking about the things that you invest in everyday. Continue reading What’s the Wisest Investment of my Time and Effort?

Weight Loss Challenge – Update #4

My weight loss challenge update this week is a good one.  I call it good, not because of the end results but because of how perfectly it sets an example in the general pursuit of all of our most deeply held desires and goals.  So, what happened this week? Life happened! Continue reading Weight Loss Challenge – Update #4

One of My Top Secrets to Success!

What is the key component to your success that could be hindering your progress above all else? There are many things that can serve as obstacles on the road to success. Some are far more clear and obvious than others. Some are obvious, but so challenging they take great effort and time to overcome, while others take minor adjustments to clear the hurdle. Some challenges are most daunting of all, not because of their complexity or enormity, but because they are so elusive! Such is the target of this blog post today. Let’s take a look at what, in my opinion, is likely the number one detour on the highway to success for most people. Continue reading One of My Top Secrets to Success!

Top Key to Your Personal Success from Corporate America

Sometimes secrets are hidden in plain sight.  It is amazing that we can sometimes search far and wide and spend all sorts of time and money to find a missing key that will help us to solve a problem that is plaguing us.  This blog post will reveal one such obvious, yet hidden secret to success that eludes far too many of us.

The secret is found abiding in the midst of some of the most successful corporations in the world.  Corporations that produce the most sought after gadgets, appliances, pharmaceuticals and so on.  In fact, this one secret key to success is typically invested in heavily from the profits gained from the last product of this same investment!  What in the world am I talking about already?  Continue reading Top Key to Your Personal Success from Corporate America

Weight Loss Challenge – Update #3

This was a crazy first week of my weight loss challenge.  I learned a few things along the way and will pass them along to you in this blog post.  Naturally, I have results to report that you’ll be interested in hearing.  I think you will want to read this and jump on in; it’s not too late to join in the weight loss challenge! Continue reading Weight Loss Challenge – Update #3


My 30 day challenge is off to a great start!  I think if anything, I may be overdoing it just a bit as I am pretty worn out and think I might throttle back just a little with the physical activity over the next few days.   Continue reading 30 DAY WEIGHT LOSS & FITNESS CHALLENGE – UPDATE #2


Are you a slave to bad habits?  Have people close to you pointed out certain behaviors that you have that are counter-productive?  In this blog post, we will take a look at habits and hopefully give you a new perspective on them, and more importantly equip you to know how to overcome bad habits that are holding you back in life! Continue reading HOW TO CHANGE BAD HABITS FAST AND EASY!


It has long been my mission to encourage, motivate and inspire people everywhere.  I have faced and overcome so many huge life challenges such as: blindness, cancer, heart problems, massive debt and so much more.  I have come to the conclusion that it is now time for me to take on and overcome another huge challenge.  It is time for me to finally set and reach a weight loss and fitness goal for myself. Continue reading NO EXCUSES WEIGHT LOSS CHALLENGE

Power of Persistence

Are you finding that you are not getting where you want to be in business or in life in general?  If you seem to be in a rut and you are not currently experiencing the results you want, I encourage you to keep going!  Don’t give up!  The difference between those who achieve their goals and those who do not is often found in the presence of, or lack of  Continue reading Power of Persistence

Bringing it Back!

Pardon my long absence!  Needless to say, I am bringing “Throttle Up!” back!

First I have missed writing for this blog and have been wanting to come back, but have waited until I was certain everything else was ready and ready to go.  Allow me to update you on a few things.  My website, www.jeffgrillo.com is all new!  There you will find my twitter and facebook feeds on the homepage.  You will also find a video page with links to my highlighted videos along with a link to my YouTube subscribe video and link.  Continue reading Bringing it Back!