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Vision & Execution – Opposites Attract

Visionairies are known for changing the world.     When I say “Execution” you may think of this guy…     Both of those are fair assumptions. But what if I told you Steve Jobs only succeeded because he was a GREAT executioner?   It is the same in almost every business that has made…

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Boycotting Nike – The Kaepernick Situation

This is not about a single marketing event. You can get all that discussion on the news. This is about what a company really is. And it’s not what many think…   Because everybody tends to lose all sanity when it comes to a situation like this, let’s discuss facts for a minute and define…

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Diversification > Simplicity

Not exactly an attention grabbing title huh?   I know it isn’t, but bear with me – this is what’s on my mind this glorious Tuesday. I recently started using Betterments smart saver function as an alternative to CD’s and online savings accounts. My main reason for this is I’m personally betting rates will rise and…

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Life Warrior. Be one.

What if you woke up every day for one year with a single goal in mind? CRUSH IT. BE A LIFE WARRIOR.   I have always responded well to a challenge, with the proper onset motivation it’s my personal belief that we all do. Starting as a kid, you basically only want to do what…

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One crazy easy part of wealth building is….

Simple. Ridiculously Easy. It’s silly really.   I’ll start out by saying that building good habits is hard for anybody, using health and fitness for an example because it requires daily discipline and ongoing action. Let’s say for argument’s sake to be healthy with having a busy schedule you have to wake up an hour…

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Try robotic behavior, you will be surprised…

Make myself a robot huh? No thanks. I get that response, doesn’t sound fun. But work with me for a minute…   To start off with the obvious, I don’t actually want you to become a robot of course. But doing the same thing over and over again can help you win with money and…

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Winter is coming, so…. Always. Be. Ready.

Winter comes every year. It’s no surprise for most people, except usually entrepreneurs….   The biggest fear anybody I’ve ever met has when it comes to being an entrepreneur is losing that “steady and reliable” paycheck, the employer’s version of your childhood blanket. I always try and let them know after some time you will…

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Want to win with money? EMBRACE the suck.

IT WILL NOT BE FUN. IT WILL BE WORTH IT.   I get into two types of discussions with people/friends/family locally on an almost daily basis, even more often when I have the privilege of making a new acquaintance. I see you must work out a lot, how can I get in shape really quick?…

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Brand loyalty is fine, but why not reward winners first?

I am all for supporting brands you love, but let’s not get crazy and remember to reward innovation as well.   We all get hit with around 5,000 marketing messages per day, whether they are direct or indirect these calls to purchase still come your way. Some of the more established companies don’t attempt to…

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Follow Your Passion = Recipe For Failure

If you have read any business article in the last 10 years you’ve likely came across the phrase “follow your passion” and success will come. A: Negative.   I don’t want to mince words or come off as extremely negative but that just isn’t true and especially so if financial freedom is your end goal.…

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