success

In Retirement

Some will never retire early, and it's all their fault

Some will never retire early, and it's all their fault. It's true. The choices we make and motivations we hold make a profound impact on accomplishing our goals - early retirement or otherwise. I'll let you know right off the bat that there's a wheel barrel full of tough love in this post. I know that I'm going to piss some people off , and that's fine. It comes with the territory. I'm okay with it. Still want to continue reading? Goooood. If you're
Jun 12, 2017·7 min read
Blogging

Want to be a full-time pro blogger? Be careful what you wish for

It sounds awesome, at least in theory. To spend your days at home or a coffee shop writing about whatever the hell you feel like writing - a pro blogger. Escaping the office and entering the world of online content crafting is so damn appealing to many of us. And, for good reason! The wife and I in Sayulita, MexicoAt one time, it was appealing to me, too. Granted, I don't consider myself a full-time pro blogger even though that's basically all I do. My wife and I have a YouTube Channel [https://
Jun 2, 2017·4 min read
How to Think

Lyndon Johnson's 10 keys to success

Success is a fickle thing. It comes easier to some than for others, but it's almost never impossible to achieve. With the right attitude and a few good habits, success gets easier and easier. Apparently, former president Lyndon Johnson had something to say on the topic. I learned about Johnson's 10 keys to success from the book "The Magic of Thinking Big ". Good book. It was written back in the late 1950s, so references to salaries and other numbers are, in a word, downri
May 8, 2017·3 min read
How to Think

The secret to becoming a successful mofo

Just don't be an asshole. Okay, while true, that doesn't exactly tell the whole story. Being successful is slightly more involved than avoiding the qualities of an asshole or asshat. Yes, you shouldn't be one. But, what else? What is the secret to success, and can anybody reach success? First, success means different things to different people. Ultimately, our goals and ambitions serve as the foundation on which success is built. OUR goals, not someone else's. The secret to becoming successful
Sep 14, 2016·4 min read