Is This Working?

Worrying Or Thinking. Spot The Difference.

There is a difference between ambient self-doubt and asking yourself, “Is this [specific thing] working?” Self-doubt wastes time and energy and makes you miserable.  In contrast, objectively, patiently, and dispassionately gauging if something is working or no is simply smart. So when you start to worry, do a gut check and ask yourself: “Is this just generalized […]

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Life Formulas

Simple Success Formulas

In the modern world, we are bombarded with information.  Nonstop.  Because of this, we need to develop the ability to set priorities, maintain focus, and continue to work towards goals over long periods of time.  The following simple formulas help me maintain clarity and stay balanced.  Perhaps they will help you.Formulas For Success–Unhappy?  Focus on your […]

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Gary Keller’s The One Thing – A Very Minor Tweak!!!

The One Thing. A Minor Suggested Tweak!

I love the book The One Thing by Gary Keller. Why?  Because Focus is keeeey.   Keeeeeyyy…. But there’s one thing (pun intended!) that I think may help all of us as we implement the wisdom embodied in Gary’s fantastic book. Let me explain.  Gary stresses that we absolutely must prioritize, clarify our focus, and know exactly what that […]

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Learning To Code – A Few Tips

Thoughts On Learning To Code

So you want to learn how to program?  I have some suggestions. First, full disclosure.  I’m hardly a programmer.  I’m a guy learning.  I can’t really produce full-blown applications yet. However, I have learned a fair amount about the process of learning to code already.  And I have some tips.  Here they are.Which Coding Language To Pick?Everybody […]

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Code – The Frozen Thoughts Powering Our Modern World

An Ode To Code

I love coding and software entrepreneurship. To me, lines of code serve as “frozen thoughts” that make the world work better. What do I mean?  You want to take a vacation to the beaches of Croatia (something I recommend, btw)?  Software—code—frozen, algorithmic thoughts—now make that journey almost effortless.Travelocity (code) will find you a great deal on a […]

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The One Habit That Changes Everything

Discipline, The Keystone Habit

Discipline is an interesting concept.  One that has been pushed aside to some degree in our modern, consumerist society. Why pushed aside?  Because encouraging discipline doesn’t sell anything.  So the signals and symbols and examples and models of discipline tend to take a back seat in the media we are exposed to from day to day. Yet […]

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