How to Add Value

If you’re an aspiring online entrepreneur and are doing your research, you’ve seen many ‘gurus’ preaching: provide value. Value means different things to different people.  The definition of Value (as a noun) according to Miriam Webster is:  ‘Usefulness or importance’ No one can deny the value of a good education. The broccoli adds color and…Read moreRead more

Advice to my Younger Self

  Growing up, I had a predetermined path of graduating high school and going to college; which, was set forth by my parents. The advice my parents and college counselor gave me was; find the right college and get good grades. College was a good experience (i met some of my closest friends at freshmen…Read moreRead more

How to Pitch Anything

  Everyone should learn how to pitch. Whether you’re pitching an idea to your boss or trying to get funding for a startup, we’re all selling ideas. At some point you need to convince someone to do something to get things done. There are some universal rules that can help you be more effective and…Read moreRead more

The Pros and Cons of Owning Rental Property

  Owning Rental Property is a popular investment choice for anyone looking to build wealth and create passive income. There are a lot of advantages to owning rental property, but there are also downsides that don’t get written about much. Most literature and information about real estate investing focuses on all the reasons why you…Read moreRead more

Using Time Blocking for Improved Productivity

Have you ever found yourself procrastinating just to do your work well and efficiently at the last minute? You’re not alone. Parkinson’s Law states: “Work expands to fill the time available for its completion.” This is a critical realization: you don’t need more time, you simply need to be more strategic with the time you…Read moreRead more

How to Increase Your Productivity

  Having an extra day off feels like such a bonus, especially if it means spending time doing what you love. This got me thinking about what I needed to get done on Tuesday after Labor Day to have a productive week. Now that we have two boys (a 4 year old and a 1…Read moreRead more

Cut Negativity from your Life

An important step to achieving your goals in life is to create an environment that’s conducive for your success.  You’ve probably seen the quote floating around Instagram, “When a flower doesn’t bloom you fix the environment in which it grows, not the flower.”  To me, it means: cut everything and everyone out of your life…Read moreRead more

Best Strategy for New Real Estate Investors

  Throughout my adult life, I’ve thought over and analyzed whether or not to start investing in real estate. I always knew it was a good investment when done right. Growing up in a country with high population density like Taiwan, real estate was a very valuable commodity. The people that owned tall apartment buildings…Read moreRead more