Leverage Airbnb to pay your rent (and earn money on the side)!

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)!

3 lessons I learned from “David and Goliath” by Malcolm Gladwell

“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

A Jiu Jitsu Gameplan, and how it applies to Entrepreneurship

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

A 3 Letter Word that can ruin a sentence, and one that can fix it.

“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.

Baseball, Beer, and Brainstorming!?

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!?

SMART Goals Part #4: “A” for Attainable and “R” for Realistic

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