Thoughts on Giving / Taking Advice

When someone tells me about their problems, my initial reaction is to provide a list of solutions. Over the past few years, (since marriage specifically) I’ve realized this is a flawed approach. What I’m about to share will sound like preachy unsolicited advice. Please don’t take it that way. Instead, imagine I wrote a set […]

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Indistractable by Nir Eyal

If you end up ordering the book, you can get “Exclusive Bonus Content” by submitting your order detail here: https://www.nirandfar.com/indistractable/ Immediate Action Items:Adjust iPhone based on article: How to Configure Your iPhone to Work for You, Not Against YouStart Timeboxing – Identify values / intentions and put them on a calendarLow hanging fruit is read, […]

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Never Split The Difference by Chris Voss

Negotiation serves two distinct, vital life functions: information gathering and behavior influencing. Negotiation is simply communication with results. Psychotherapy research shows that when individuals feel listened to, they tend to listen to themselves more carefully and to openly evaluate and clarify their own thoughts and feelings. LISTEN.In negotiation, each new psychological insight or additional piece […]

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My Thoughts on Happiness

I’ve delayed writing out my thoughts on happiness for far too long. Mostly because I didn’t know which format I wanted it to take. Would it be better as a list, an anecdote, or a preachy sermon?A second obstacle to overcome is dealing with Imposter Syndrome. Am I qualified to write about happiness? Is my […]

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Never Be A Busboy

In September 2017, I took a trip down to Fayetteville, North Carolina. I went down with a small team of investors to perform due diligence at a 200 unit apartment complex. After the first day of touring the property, we found ourselves at a bar/restaurant trying to get a feel for the locals. It was […]

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Negative Visualization

If you’ve come to know me in any capacity, you’d think I’m high on life. I like to think I come off as an optimistic and generally happy person. And it’s true: I love my life. So much so, that I kind of feel like the quantity in which I am content, comes off as […]

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