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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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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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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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