The Path



Dear Reader,

Thank you for taking the time to learn about The Highest Level.

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If you’ve come this far hopefully you’re willing to go a little further.

The journey which culminated in this community has and continues to give me far more than I ever will be able to give back.

So please enjoy my story and that of The Highest Level.

All my best,

signatureJD, MBA, RIA, CSCS

The Idea

The idea for The Highest Level spawned over ten years ago.

I was beginning my career after graduate school and had been a fitness enthusiast for years.  From my first job at the age of 15 as a janitor of a gym to training as a high school athlete to designing my own workouts in college, I’d interacted with and learned from a lot of very fit people.  So I’d been around a lot of health.

My first job after graduate school was with a finance company that managed the financial affairs for millionaires.  Our clients had a lot of money and the people with whom I worked made a lot of money. I, however, was just a lowly Financial Analyst. This was in Irvine, California, where the average home currently costs $899,000.  Needless to say, I saw a lot of wealth.

Last but not least, I’ve had the privilege of knowing some truly exceptional people.  I was raised by two wonderful parents, have loving family members, and have made a lot of great friends.  Add a degree in philosophy and you could say I’ve thought about and seen happiness.

However, between spending time with friends and family, focusing on my career, and trying to stay fit, I noticed something.

Everyone wanted to be healthy, wealthy, and happy, but were only able to achieve one (or at most two) of those things.

Healthy friends who were happy would worry about paying rent, buying a car, buying a house, and saving for retirement.

A CEO would have millions of dollars but be miserable.  I also noticed that very few of our clients (or my high earning coworkers) had the health to fully enjoy their wealth or happiness.

Finally, I had friends and relatives that were happy, and sometimes had their finances in order, but were plagued by health problems that prevented them from fully enjoying life.

So one day I said to myself:

“There has to be something in this world that helps people become healthy, wealthy, and happy so they can get the most out of life.”

Thus, the idea for The Highest Level was born.

The Journey

On that day, I began a ten year journey of researching, learning, and experimenting to find a way to be as healthy as possible, not worry about my finances, and enjoy life to the fullest.

The Highest Level Health Program

I tried every type of fitness and read every book I could get my hands on.  I learned about yoga, weight training, bodyweight exercises, nutrition, power lifting and everything in between, ultimately becoming a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.

I kept notes, analyzed my results, and developed a program with the best of what I learned.  A program that maximized my strength, endurance, and flexibility, kept me mentally engaged, but didn’t make exercise the focus of my life.

Not only did I see dramatic and continual improvement in my energy and well-being, but others who tried it also had great results. After years of refinement, this program became The Highest Level Health Program.

I can say without a doubt I am in the best shape of my life and keep getting better.

The Highest Level Wealth Plan

Over the years, I’ve mastered finance through my Economics major, my job as a Financial Analyst, a Masters in Business Administration, and ultimately becoming a Registered Investment Adviser.  I’ve also read books by all the greats (Warren Buffet, Robert Kiyosaki, Tony Robbins, David Ramsey, Alan Greenspan, etc.).

I learned exactly what a simple and effective financial plan needed so I created one and used it on myself and others.  This is The Highest Level Wealth Plan.

I’ve experienced the usual challenges in life (e.g, student loans, saving to buy a home, car repairs, divorce).  However, this system helped me overcome those challenges with ease.  I’m not a millionaire and I still wake up and go to work every day, but I’m exceeding my financial goals and my finances are essentially on autopilot so I can spend my time doing what makes me happy.

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The Highest Level Happiness Process

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A degree in philosophy and being raised by two great parents gave me an idea of what it meant to be happy.  So, in addition to my studies, I tried to keep doing the things in life that made me feel good.

While the good times of the last ten years (falling in love, getting married, buying a house, getting a dog, surfing, trips) were a part of my journey in understanding happiness, it was during the worst time of my life that my real education began.

Studying for the California bar exam ten hours a day for two months wasn’t a picnic.  But waking up on a futon on my thirtieth birthday in a bare studio apartment realizing I had lost my wife (who I had been with for ten years), my dog, and my house was the worst (and most important) point in my life.

As difficult and painful as that time was, it was one of the best things that ever happened to me because it forced me to find out what it takes to be happy.

With the support of friends, family, and a good therapist (to all of whom I am eternally grateful), I threw myself into books about relationships to figure out what went wrong, books about psychology to understand what I was going through, and books about happiness to find out how I could get back to a happy life.

I created a system that took the information I learned and showed me how to apply it to my everyday life.  I built habits that helped me focus on what matters, trained my brain to be proactive and think positively, and improved my relationship with myself and others, giving me a happier life than I ever thought possible.  This system became The Highest Level Happiness Process.

The Highest Level

However, just creating these systems wasn’t enough.  I never would have become the person I am today without the support of the wonderful people in my life.  That’s when I realized to share this with the world I needed to give others the same support.  Support from exceptional people with a desire to live life to the absolute fullest.  Thus, The Highest Level was born; a community designed to find, develop, and connect extraordinary individuals who want to live life at The Highest Level.

My Thanks

Thank you for taking your valuable time to learn about The Highest Level.  As I write this, I can say without a doubt that the I’ve become a healthier, wealthier, and happier person than I ever thought possible and wish the same for you.

Good luck on your journey.

Sincerely,

Jeffrey G. Boman

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