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Notes For Entrepreneurs Who Hate Their Business

If you’re like most entrepreneurs, there’s probably going to come a time when you wake up one morning and realize you hate your business. Maybe it’s already happened. I’ve been there myself, and it’s a painful realization. You see, as entrepreneurs we’re taught to be grateful. We’re taught to believe in abundance and the law of attraction. And so when …

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Rules For Dating My Daughter (Updated For 2016)

This photo is been shared with me a couple of times on Facebook now… And since my daughter is beautiful I often hear things like this from people in my real life, as well. The problem is that I disagree with every single item on this list. In my experience, I’ve found that the more of a protective, angry shit-head I am, …

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Selling Timeshare And Real Estate

In a previous life, I helped a giant timeshare company make a shitload of money. I did it mostly by engineering opportunities, which is what I still do to this day. This company (let’s call them “Twisted Palms” for the purposes of this conversation) had been in business for years selling oceanfront timeshare units. They had recently promoted the head …

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Weekly Update: New School, And Sadness Too

Last week was the first week back at school for both kids. With Evan moving up to Middle School and Rowan moving up to High School, there were new experiences for everyone. Rowan’s day now starts at 5:00am, and she’s not a morning person by any stretch of the imagination… And neither is Wendy, so it’s looking like waking Rowan …

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Conversion Case Study: The Case Of The Winning Wood Grain

Welcome my friends, to the first of many conversion case studies. I call this conversion case study The Case Of The Winning Wood Grain and to tell the story properly, I need to take you back a couple months. I was working with a new conversion consulting client who happened to be an old friend. Over the years we’ve done some …

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Weekly Update: Melting In The Soccer Sun…

Wendy got back on Wednesday night last week, and we were headed north the very next day with a car loaded with kids, coolers, and clothes. Destination: Orlando, Florida. The 3v3 Soccer Nationals at ESPN Wide World Of Sports. Evan had two games Friday and two games Saturday, followed by knockout stages on Sunday. To say it was hot and …

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The White Guys Guide To Asian Food

Just because you’re pale as the blasted sun doesn’t mean you should limit your Asian dining experiences to Teriyaki chicken and ramen noodles. There’s a world of great stuff you’re missing out on, and I’m about to show you the fucking ropes. I think I’m pretty qualified to write this since I’ve probably cooked and consumed more Asian food than any …

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Juice Fasting And Junk Fooding

So it’s day #1 of my juice fast today. The goal is three days of nothing but juice and water. I started prepping yesterday by skipping coffee and doubling my water intake. I ate a light lunch and dinner and it went pretty well. I skipped coffee this morning again and starting to get a little headache from the caffeine …