I carry a small notepad with me to capture ideas, concepts, or just random points. Here is a list I compiled recently… Spend money to remove a negative (instead of adding a positive) At work, focus on your strengths, at home, focus on your weaknesses Everything will be hard at some point. Focus on the… Read more
Live like a college student as long as possible Don’t Use Credit Cards. Save 6 Months of Income, 9 Months if you have dependents. Put saving into cheapest S&P 500 ETF Negotiate with Cash Limit 10% in High Risk investments (e.g. Bitcoin, newest technology, etc) Buy Bulk on everyday consumables items (e.g. toothpaste, toilet paper,… Read more
Meta-skills are the new skills, but they never get taught in traditional educational systems. Today, let’s get tactical on accelerating the learning process. The Tools: Computer with Internet Connection Pen Paper Evernote App Phone Camera The Process: Google topic (refer to – 11 tips to improve google search results) and open top ten results in… Read more
Learn how to optimize upstream tools that provide downstream results, especially if they are frequently used. Arguably one of the most utilized tool for the world…Google search. Here are tips/tricks to optimize this everyday tool. Use quotation marks to search for a phrase instead of seperate words. Place minus sign to ignore a word (e.g…. Read more
Don’t compete with Walmart (lowest cost). Don’t compete with Amazon (most convenient). Focus on high quality…it’s the last thing technology hasn’t solved. Offer an experience, provide a story, enlist customers to identify themselves through your offerings (product or service). This insight provides an huge advantage when developing skills or making a product. If convenience is key,… Read more
We are exposed to 100s of ads a day and marketers are always toiling to grab our attention. I have always thought of myself as a disciplined consumer, but I knew I had weakness to the barrage of marketing. To identify where, I decided to run through a list of products I purchased above $100… Read more
Write out on a 3×5 notecard or pocket notepad. What will I do differently than yesterday to improve? What can I do today to encourage others? How can I improve my personal efficiency? What new person did you meet or learn about yesterday? What favor can I do for someone?