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Don’t Throw Away Your One and Only Chance to Do Great Things

Don’t Throw Away Your One and Only Chance to Do Great Things

| April 19, 2014 | 4 Comments

Last night, my girlfriend, Katie and I went out to grab some food and a drink at a local bar and grill. Katie suggested it since she knew the lady who was putting on karaoke there. As we settled in and listened to people singing and having a blast of a time, Katie made me […]

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What Really Happens When You Don’t Chase Your Dreams

What Really Happens When You Don’t Chase Your Dreams

| April 8, 2014 | 15 Comments

I was pleasantly surprised last Friday after ordering a medium milk chocolate mocha at the Caribou Coffee down the street when they told me, “Happy Birthday! This one’s on us.” I didn’t have to sign up for any rewards programs nor apply for a new credit card and they still gave me a free drink. […]

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We’ve Been Brainwashed: It’s Time We Wake Up and Correct Course

We’ve Been Brainwashed: It’s Time We Wake Up and Correct Course

| March 31, 2014 | 22 Comments

Most of us have had a sociology class at one point or another. Remember the faux paws, where we did something crazy for a day just to see how people responded? That world is alive and well. Our system teaches us to behave and think a certain way. We’re all supposed to be normal and […]

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Juicy Details: Income, Expenses and Am I Going to Sink or Swim? Pt2

Juicy Details: Income, Expenses and Am I Going to Sink or Swim? Pt2

| February 17, 2014 | 36 Comments

This is the second edition of my income/expense report on my business so far. The first update can be found here. Up until last June, I worked for a small internet marketing agency. I’d been a part of their team since graduating from college six years ago. I did quite well there, learning an incredible […]

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Why Checking My Stats Was The Biggest Blogging Mistake I’ve Made

Why Checking My Stats Was The Biggest Blogging Mistake I’ve Made

| February 4, 2014 | 16 Comments

Anyone who starts a blog and decides to pour hours upon hours of their heart and soul into it wants to see results, right? I’m here to tell you today that to build a successful blog, you need to STOP obsessively looking for results. Instead, JUST DO. The goal of a blog, in my opinion, […]

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10 Tips for Making Your First $1,000 with Your Business

10 Tips for Making Your First $1,000 with Your Business

| January 30, 2014 | 15 Comments

When you first get started building a platform for your business, you’ll likely be spending a lot of time and energy without getting much (if anything) in return, in terms of income. But in doing so, you’re building an asset that’s eventually going to work for you. During 2013, my business earned its first one-thousand […]

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Do We Only Grow from the Books We Read and People We Meet?

Do We Only Grow from the Books We Read and People We Meet?

| January 22, 2014 | 12 Comments

“You will be the same person in five years as you are today except for the people you meet and the books you read.” ― Charlie “Tremendous” Jones It’s interesting to look back at the past five years. Almost five years ago to the date, I sat in my boss’s office, learning of some scary […]

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My Course, Create My Independence with Blogging Is Now Available

My Course, Create My Independence with Blogging Is Now Available

| January 13, 2014 | 13 Comments

Happy 2014 everyone! I’ve been sort of missing in action over the past six weeks. I’m still here, but have been working on my new course, Create My Independence with Blogging (CMIWB). The idea for CMIWB came out of a September post on my site about the strategic importance of starting a blog this week. […]

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