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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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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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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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Advice And Tips From The 50 Year Old Me

“There is a misleading, unwritten rule that states if a quote giving advice comes from someone famous, very old, or Greek, then it must be good advice.” ~Bo Bennett I could have sworn that I heard Tim Ferris say on

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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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How I Afford to Travel Indefinitely

  “For some reason, we see long-term travel to faraway lands as a recurring dream or an exotic temptation, but not something that applies to the here and now. Instead — out of our insane duty to fear, fashion, and

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The 3 things Dave Ramsey and I disagree on.

“If broke people are making fun of your financial plan, you are on the right track.” ~Dave Ramsey Let me get some serious butt kissing out of the way right off the bat. Dave Ramsey has had a major, positive

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