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The Liberation of David Soto Jr.

“Look yourself in the mirror and ask yourself, what do I want to do everyday for the rest of my life…do that.” – Gary Vaynerchuk How does a man who lives in a van, travels the country at will, has no bills,

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The importance of doing what you love.

“Don’t aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally.” ~ David Frost I have previously written on this topic a couple of times. It’s been a few years

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Why I won’t start a business unless… Part 2

“Never follow your passion, but always bring it with you.” ~Mike Rowe Read Part 1 of this post here. Do not start a business in something you don’t love. You might think, what is the difference between working in a

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Why I won’t start a business unless…

“Any business you start that is not out of absolute love, is doomed to fail.” ~David Soto Jr. “I still have the studio, and I’m teaching photography classes now,” he responded my obligatory question people ask each other after reuniting

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Take The Money Out – Part 2

money, decisions

“If you pay peanuts, you get monkeys.” ~ James Goldsmith Start from the beginning with Part 1. Work Most people make the decision on what job they choose based on what it will pay. If they were to take the

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Take The Money Out – Part 1

money, decisions

“I have made the tough decisions, always with an eye toward the bottom line. Perhaps it’s time America was run like a business.” ~Donald Trump I have been tossing around the idea of this post for over a year now.

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The Benefits Of Merino Wool

  “It is a known fact that the sheep that give us steel wool have no natural enemies.” ~Gary Larson It started with the socks. I heard about how awesome merino wool socks were and I started buying them. Then,

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Winners Often Quit

“If you can’t do it, give up!” ~Sigmund Freud I know this is contrary to most of that advice you’ve ever heard. But then, when is anything I write not a little contrary? A lot of the success and motivational

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My Top 10 Audiobook Recommendations

“You’re gonna go anyway, might as well get an education on the way.” ~Zig Ziglar on Automobile University Since becoming a writer I have been spending my time in coffee shops writing instead of reading but I have still managed

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Why thinking business is not personal is wrong!

“It’s not personal, Sonny. It’s strictly business.” ~Michael Corleone This quote is from a freaking movie, people! It’s not real life. As much as we would like to live our lives like the 1940s, New York Mobsters, we aren’t. If

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