early riser successful people

Why Do Successful People Wake Up Early?

If you spend enough time on LinkedIn, read Inc. or follow “Addicted to Success” style Twitter accounts, you’ll come across articles where so-n-so of XYZ corp gets up at 4 A.M. every day and attributes this to their success and productivity. Continue reading

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problem solving methodology

Thinking in extremes. A problem-solving methodology.

My senior design project professor in college, Haris Catrakis, was fresh meat straight outta Caltech. He had just joined the engineering faculty at UC Irvine.

It’s not that teaching students at UCI is perilous. It’s having to deal with the other faculty members that becomes a problem. At least it was this way in the late 1990s. Continue reading

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why your car is the worst thing in your life

Why Your Car Is The Worst Thing In Your Life

I kind of hate cars as you can tell by my title.

But the hatred runs deep. Continue reading

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4 hour work week vs. 10x rule

What Happens When You Combine The 4 Hour Work Week With The 10X Rule?

Mind = Blown.. is what happens.

These two highly-praised books present perhaps the most conflicting advice for any struggling entrepreneur, founder, business owner, etc. ever. Continue reading

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The Two Must See Startup Documentaries Every Entrepreneur Should See

The Man Who Souled The World

If you’re into The Art of War, being an uber-creative marketer, having fun, and turning industries upside down – then there is no better documentary.

Startup.com

This is a must see.

If you missed the first dot-com boom in the 1990s, this documentary shows you the inner working of a late 90s tech startup from idea to doom.

It’s very personal, and it’s full of lessons that are still valid today. It’s insane how much money they were able to raise back then – it feels like they were handing it out like candy. Only if I knew what I know now…back then! Doh!

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What’s the best place on the Internet to sell your used books?

I’m hoping to make this page a resource for any person looking to sell their used books online. Continue reading

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Negative self-talk gets in our way, gets into our heads, and distracts us from our goals.

I’m a fan of Larry Kim and his tweets. I’ve decided to dedicate a whole category to them :).

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Do Small Online Businesses need CRO? ABSOLUTELY – Hereโ€™s Why

Plenty of online startups and SMBs have a great product or service, and a website thatโ€™s just horrible. Maybe they figure they donโ€™t get the traffic to merit using sophisticated CRO tools. Continue reading

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My HTML Ecommerce Framework: If You’re Going to MVP an Ecommerce Business, Try Using This!

I made a simple HTML framework for people who want to MVP an Ecommerce business idea. It’s responsive and just a few files. You can download the files here. Continue reading

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On-Page SEO Basics: A Teardown of Moz.com Source Code with Video

The text below is a transcription that I’m slowly cleaning up into a post:

The idea of this video was to show people the basics of on-page SEO, what to look for and how you can look for these things too. Continue reading

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