The main problem with this great obsession for Saving Time is very simple: you can’t Save time. You can only spend it. But you can spend it wisely or foolishly.
Each month, I’m going to provide a monthly 2019 goals progress report on how I’m tracking to my yearly, monthly and daily goals. I’ve learned the importance of not just setting a SMART goal or a vision, but actually taking tangible steps to achieve those goals. Without action, your goals are merely wishes. The most... Continue Reading →
Fact-based decision making is crucial in today’s world. Whether it is in business or your personal life data and facts are necessary to support quality decisions. The issue is that most people have a skewed outdated worldview.
Search engine optimization (SEO), pay per click (PPC), social media advertising, influencer marketing, affiliate marketing, public relations (PR), analyst relations (AR), native content, sponsored content, podcast advertising, banner ads… the list of growth hacking tools for startups goes on and on. As an entrepreneur or wantrapreneur growth hacking can be an overwhelming subject to wrap... Continue Reading →
Starting a successful business is a dream of many entrepreneurs and wantrapreneurs. Building a company of your own that provides value to others and pays you at the same time... what is not to like? Yet most people dream of starting businesses versus actually going out and doing it. Questions like where do I get... Continue Reading →
In school, I would often get the accomplishments of Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson confused. Who was it that ran around a lightning storm with a kite? And which one authored the Declaration of Independence? As I am a fan of Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger I learned that one of Charlie’s heroes is Benjamin... Continue Reading →
Last week I posted about 6 Tips for Real Estate Investing in 2019. As we enter the 11th year of economic expansion in the US I’m going to discuss some steps you can take to prepare for a recession. For the past 5 years, people have been anticipating an economic downturn. Yet the economic growth... Continue Reading →
Happy 2019 everyone! What a wild 2018 it was for the markets with all of the volatility. If you’ve been watching your 401k, stocks were on a roller coaster ride in 2018. As we kick-off 2019 it doesn’t appear that the volatility will slow down between the trade war between the US & China heating... Continue Reading →
I finished Meditations by Marcus Aurelius a few days ago and have been reflecting on the Stoic ideals he discussed. Marcus Aurelius was a Roman Emperor who followed Stoic philosophy and wrote his own personal experience and take on the philosophy. What is Stoicism? Stoicism is a philosophy that focuses on virtue as the primary... Continue Reading →