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How to name your business fast

This post has been updated multiple times based on many personal sagas as well as helping others go through it. It’s based on that experience that you MUST have a success state or finish line in mind before you go through this. This process can be as painful and...

My Chrome Setup (January 2022)

I spend the vast majority of my work time on a computer, and the vast majority of that time in Chrome. So it’s certainly one of my key pieces of software that I don’t notice much except when it’s not working. So in traditional form, here’s my current...

Networking

Since your net worth is created by your network, skillfully growing and managing it should be a top priority of anyone who’s interested in greater stability, safety, and opportunity in life. NFX has even gone so far as to say it dictates much of your life. So if...

Journaling System

Journaling is an open concept, but essentially an “accounting” (keeping a record of events) from a certain time frame. I would suggest recording high significance events within a single wake-cycle time frame (or 24 hours or “day”).  If you’re simply looking for a way...

Compound Period

The most important and probably most ignored idea in finance or life is the reality of time. Compound period is an example of the interaction between an investment, and the time between when the return is compounded back into the principal and reinvested. For example,...

My Chrome Setup (July 2019)

I spend the vast majority of my time in Chrome, and it’s one of my key pieces of software that I don’t notice much except when it’s not working. So after getting more questions and having been almost 2 years since I updated this, here’s my current Chrome setup....

100% Percent Calendar

If time is the most important resource, then actually being consistent and serious about that is necessary. One of the best ways to manage this reality is to both plan, and track 100% of your time in Google Calendar. The reason for 100% is that if you multiply 60...

Interests

I talk to a lot of people (especially those early in their careers) who are figuring out how to find a direction to pursue (a good pursuit) and accumulate resources such as experience, relationships, skills, knowledge, etc in (capitalism). A simple tool I developed...

Essentials

I’ve recently observed how particularly in the last 200-500 years there’s been a praiseworthy and concerted effort to synthesize the most important fundamentals of a field or topic, which has often been fairly successful in many of them. And then those...