Advice

Simplicity Is Key

Wisdom has taught me that simplicity is the key to getting things accomplished. It’s when we either set out to do too much at once or try to do something too complicated that we end up stagnating. I’ve found that if I feel like I don’t know what I should be doing I either need to break down the task at hand further into more manageable items or that I’m trying too hard and just Read more…

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Advice

The Pursuit of Meaningful Work

In my own short existence on this earth, I’ve spent quite a large portion of it searching for work I loved. The mantra “Do what you love” is ever present in my mind but it has always felt so far out of reach. For years I approached the problem the wrong way, I expected to be blissfully happy the entire time I was working. As a result, the only things I could identify that I liked Read more…

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Advice

One Single Thing

What can you focus on today that will move your goals forward? What is one actionable step you can take to make some progress? It doesn’t have to be large, actually its probably best if it isn’t. Just find one thing to do today to further whatever it is your trying to accomplish. It might be as simple as a making a phone call, leaving a message or having a conversation. The biggest take away is Read more…

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Financial Independence

A Small Habit That Saves Me Money

Saving is an important habit. I think you could also argue that it’s an important skill as well. And as I’ve developed my own saving habits and skills I’ve found one small action recurring over and over. So much so that I’d say it’s the bedrock of my own strategy and has been effective in saving me lots of money and maybe more importantly, saving me mental energy. The action I’m talking about is my Read more…

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Advice

Take Time To Appreciate Where You Are

Gratitude. It’s a simple idea but the real key is committing to the discipline. Taking time daily to think about the things in your life that you’re thankful for is a powerful practice that can add balance and positivity to your life. This like many other disciplines imparts the most benefit when it’s done consistently over a long period of time. For most of us, our everyday lives are packed full of things to do, obligations, Read more…

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Advice

Progress Over Perfection

A lot of times when trying to create or accomplish something we think we need to be perfect or that the finished product needs to be perfect before saying it’s done. The reality is that trying to create something flawless often results in stagnation and fear, which prevents us from making any significant strides. Oftentimes, it’s much better to simply aim to move the project or task forward and consider any forward progress a win. Read more…

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Writing

Just Write Something

That’s it. That’s the secret to becoming a writer, right there in the title. I know this and I’m not a writer yet, but I aspire to be one. The key is to just write something. Do this consistently and write something interesting or helpful to people and you could possibly make a career out of writing. It’s literally just as simple as doing the work on a consistent basis. Now, this does come with some Read more…

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