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My overnight success story explained

It all happened so fast…. said no entrepreneur I’ve personally ever met honestly.   How did you put this business together so quickly?     What business can I start to make money fast?     I want to do what you do, can you teach me?     What is the quickest way to make…

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The best part about being FI that people don’t talk about…

It’s not what you think…. The gift that FI gives.       If you follow the blog you might have noticed I’ve had an unusual gap in posting… It’s not because of losing interest or being busy, rather it’s because of being injured in the weirdest way. Back injuries are common in the world, we…

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A real life 4 hour work week

Yes. It’s really possible.     Last week I decided to track the time I actually spent “working” at the computer in my office. The results surprised me, enough so that it felt like writing this article made sense to do.     Yes. I also read the book by Tim Ferriss several years ago.…

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Success UNCOVERED – “If I can just”

If I Can Just.   Really?   We have all heard somebody say this, and 99% of us have said it ourselves.   If I can just get that deal closed.   If I can just make it to the gym 3 weeks in a row.   If I can just make it until Friday…

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Becoming the “Turtle Master”

I know that few people remember that childhood story and think of applying it in your everyday life. We live in a FAST world, few people plan past tomorrow or the next weekend. With the exception of vacations, most people don’t plan in advance for anything in life. But the few who do can prosper…

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Value Investing Life – Warren Buffett Thinking

I despise “Frugality”. But LOVE value. You should too.     I know roughly 90% of the personal finance world preaches frugality, but I think that word has such a negative connotation attached to it that it needs to die off ASAP. The word has been abused so much that it’s frankly indistinguishable from “cheap”,…

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Making the tough calls

Very few people value confrontation. It is extremely valuable.   Do you remember the last time you had a confrontation with another human being that could be viewed as negative? Surely you do, it’s impossible to live life without some type of friction. Maybe it was at work, a simple disagreement with a colleague. At…

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Success is habitual. I’m certain of it.

One great day will almost never = Success     If that comes off as depressing then GOOD, hopefully I have your attention. Success, when it comes to your personal financial life, will never be achieved by one good day. You can read every great success story, pump yourself up to no end, run through…

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Motivation or Discipline

No. You don’t have to choose. – But if you did, I would say to focus on discipline all week long and twice on Sunday assuming true results are the goal.   WHY?   Because motivation is like bathing as Zig Ziglar says, it’s recommended daily. Same thing with discipline but you can make that…

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Ending Wealth Value, or “EWV” for short. It matters.

First thought you may have after googling those terms is “What is he talking about”?   I’m going out on a limb and saying that most people will google something they don’t immediately know what is, and in this case – that won’t help you. You will see the definition for “EMV” which stands for…

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