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Creativity: Use It Or Lose It

“The idea will try to wave you down perhaps for a few moments, perhaps for a few months, perhaps even for a few years, but when it finally realizes that you are oblivious to its message, it will move on

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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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How To Be Attractive

“Watching him with one eye, she wondered if men ever figured out that they were more appealing when they were pursuing their own work than when they were pursuing women.” ~Mary Doria Russell, The Sparrow It’s crazy how my memory

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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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My Farewell Letter to My Unit and the Air Force.

Air force, retirement. ANG, Air National Guard, Go Guard.

I am very proud of the fact that for the rest of my life I can say, “I was a Master Sergeant in the United Staes Air Force.” Yesterday, I wore the uniform for the very last time. It’s hard

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The one reason I have been a mediocre entrepreneur all these years.

“But he that is greatest among you shall be your servant.” Matthew 23:11, KJV I could be in worse shape. I’m not destitute. I have plenty to eat, a warm bed, and hot showers. I can even save a couple

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Stop striving towards retirement. The biggest breakthrough of my life.

“I think that retirement is the first step towards the grave.” ~Hugh Hefner Something big came to me just the other day. I debated whether it should be a blog post or a tweet. This would have been one hell

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The time Page 204 of “My Ishmael” saved my life.

“Why fit in when you were born to stand out?” ~Dr. Suess Just the other day fellow coffee drinker, minimalist, and blogger, Jeff Sandquist wrote this blog post. In it, I learned of the word “Multipotentialite.” Multipotentialite is a term, coined

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Why everything in your life should be there because of love.

“At the risk of seeming ridiculous, let me say that the true revolutionary is guided by a great feeling of love.” -Ernesto Guevara Since turning 40, I have been really trying to figure stuff out. Actually, I have been trying

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Do What You Love and the Money Will Follow?

“Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.” ~Rumi If you do what you love, will the money follow? I say, yes. It just may not come from that thing you love. At least, not right away.

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