Many of the headlines from the developing “sharing economy” come from the rideshare companies like Lyft and Uber but they are far from the only company you should know about. As you know I’m a huge fan of using rideshare companies to escape the 9-5, well this company gives you another option. This service is … Read moreLeverage Airbnb to pay your rent (and earn money on the side)!
If you’ve read this blog at all or have followed me for any length of time you know that I’ve known for a long time the 9-5 wasn’t my cup of tea. For many years I’ve dredged through this schedule letting it sap my energy, hurt my mental state, and frustrate me to no end. … Read more6 Reasons to Rideshare
“In reality, the very thing that gave the giant his size was also the source of his greatest weakness” Malcom Gladwell, from “David and Goliath” I should warn you before you read this post that I’m a big Malcom Gladwell fan. Even before I read “David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the art of Battling … Read more3 lessons I learned from “David and Goliath” by Malcolm Gladwell
Learning Jiu Jitsu, like most other things, isn’t easy. Like most martial arts everyone starts as a white belt. As a white belt you’ll normally be practicing with people who have been “rolling” (Jiu Jitsu terminology for sparing, or competing) for longer than you. This often times leads to you being constantly overwhelmed and easily submitted. … Read moreA Jiu Jitsu Gameplan, and how it applies to Entrepreneurship
“Words can light fires in the minds of men. Words can wring tears from the hardest hearts.” ― Patrick Rothfuss, The Name of the Wind THE FIRST THREE LETTER WORD Everyone talks about “4 letter words”. There are a whole slew of four letter words that have a very bad rap. Words you can’t … Read moreA 3 Letter Word that can ruin a sentence, and one that can fix it.
I’m a bad golfer. That’s being nice. I’m a horrible golfer. I am a weekend hack. That fact frustrates me and I think that’s why I keep playing. I’m too darn stubborn to give up. Anyway, that’s for another post. When I play golf I go out and swing the club a few times before each … Read moreWhy Perception is limiting your success
So tonight I was sitting with a friend watching baseball, which we both enjoy. We had a few beers, which we also both enjoy. We also share similar views on things like personal and professional development. We worked together at the same place until my recent departure from the 9-5. During our conversation he was talking about the fact … Read moreBaseball, Beer, and Brainstorming!?
First thing’s first. This is the last part of a series that I’ve done covering “SMART” Goals… If you haven’t read the previous posts you probably want to head back to the earlier publications to catch up! You can find the links for each of these below: SMART Goals Part #1 click here SMART Goals … Read moreSMART Goals Part #5: “T” for Timely
For the fourth post in this series I’ve included the next two letters in the SMART acronym because I feel they are closely related. If you haven’t yet read about the first letters of this way of setting goals please check out the links below to catch up on the conversation: SMART Goals Part #1 … Read moreSMART Goals Part #4: “A” for Attainable and “R” for Realistic
Hopefully you’ve read my first two posts on SMART goals, if not here are links to those, please start there and come back to this post afterwards! SMART Goals Part #1 click here SMART Goals Part #2: “S” is for Specific click here The 2nd letter, the “M”, stands for Measurable. This is a great … Read moreSMART Goals Part #3: “M” for Measurable