Today’s question to ponder: What are your principles? The concept of “principles” has been popularized recently with Ray Dalio’s book (conveniently titled) Principles. I’ve been questioning what are mine. After months of isolated pondering mixed with conversations with friends … my brain has deemed these principles most important for my well-being. Integrity – Do the […]

Why I learned how to write HTML, CSS, and PHP (and built this website from scratch)

Until a few months ago, reading CSS felt like I was deciphering cryptic Egyptian hieroglyphics written 3,800 years ago.  The ironic part? I spend damn near 95% of my professional life on a computer. That’s something like 2080 hours a year. Yet I couldn’t write the most basic code (HTML and CSS) that makes up what […]

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The 4-Hour Workweek Recap

Every time I read an impactful book, I jot down reminders to reference in the future. These are my takeaways from the The 4 Hour Workweek by Tim Ferriss.  Part 1: Definition Set 6 month dreamlines for (1) having (2) being (3) going [3 to 5 in each category] Emphasize strengths, don’t fix weaknesses. Outsource […]

2013 Goals in Review , 2014 Goals in Preview

I believe in setting goals. But what’s the point if you don’t evaluate what you actually accomplished? So here’s to a quick review of 2013 and preview of 2014. Graduated from Michigan State. Moved to Southern California. Discovered internet marketing and online business. Lived on $3/hour for 3 months. Now happily employed in San Diego, CA. […]