5AM. EVERY DAY.
Apparently most ultra-successful people wake up at 5am every day... So, if I start waking up at 5am, will I become ultra-successful too? Let's try it and find out!
Getting up early changed my life. And I bet it will change yours too. But where do you start? How do you stay consistent? Below are some tips that I use to wake up early each day. My hope is that these will help you too. Whether it’s 5am, 6am, or even if you Read more about 6 Tips for Waking Up Early and CRUSHING IT[…]
It’s July 1st and time for your QBR! What’s a QBR? The last company I worked for had a grueling ritual at the beginning of each new sales quarter. Each sales rep had to prepare a detailed powerpoint presentation and deliver it to a room full of peers, managers, and executives from Read more about It’s Time for Your QBR: Quarterly Business Review[…]
How well do you handle stress? When you’re laying in bed awake at night, are you dreaming about the fun things in life? Or are you stressing about the potential problems you come across each day? I used to think stress came and went as a result of the environment I was Read more about Ready… Set… STRESS![…]
I’m about to embark on a 4 week road trip with my wife and dog. And this beautiful, 2010 Prius, nicknamed “The White Shite”, will be our faithful chariot. Most of our friends laughed when they heard we were planning to travel in the Prius. Some kindly offered for us to take Read more about Everything Fits in a Prius[…]
Ever heard of the Sunk Cost Fallacy? I was at the grocery store the other day. There was only 1 checkout lane open and a long line of customers in front of me. Waiting around, I struck up a conversation with the guy in front of me. Really nice guy. He was headed Read more about The Sunk Cost Fallacy – STOP Digging![…]
Congratulations! Your investment property has risen in value! Before we go out celebrating, let’s talk quickly about return on equity. Having more equity doesn’t necessarily mean that you have more money working for you. In fact, as your property value increases, your return on equity decreases. Wait a sec… What the Read more about When More Equity = Less Return[…]
“Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion” A dude named Cyril Parkinson wrote this phrase in the opening sentence of an essay published in 1955. (Original article here) From what I gather, Parkinson was basically making fun of the government for wasting time and money. Read more about Retire Early with Parkinson’s Law[…]
Don’t Buy Bread. It’s only flour + water. Easy stuff. I’ve been making my own bread for years. Not only do I save money by making it myself, the bread I make is 100x better AND fresher than the crap they sell at the store or farmers market. The Recipe: Read more about How to Make Artisan Bread For 60 cents![…]
4 x 4’s… Part 2: Investment Timeline and Numbers But first, 2 quick stories: 1. Yesterday I found 2 x new fourplex properties for sale in my target area. These are GOOD deals. Since I’m not in a position to buy, I forwarded the listings and numbers to 3 friends and Read more about 4 x Fourplexes (Part 2): Investment Timeline and Numbers[…]
How I Bought 4 x Fourplexes in 12 Months – (Part 1) **Quick Note: This is a long post. If you truly want to learn about my real estate, just call me, buy me a beer, and I’ll meet you and tell you all about it. And if you’re nice I’ll even Read more about How I Bought 4 x Fourplexes in 12 Months – (Part 1)[…]