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The Purpose of Life: Enjoy it!

“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt I was lying in the back of my van trying to

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The Definition Of Success

“Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.” ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt I have been trying to figure out what the definition of success for a while. I’ve made videos, Instagram posts, and tweets asking

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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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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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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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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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