2019: The Year Of Growth

2019: The Year Of Growth

2018 is over. With it, comes a new year and new goals. Prior to this year, I’d set some random New Year’s Resolution without thinking much of it. 2019 is different though. I’ve thought out, planned, and set the actions I need to do rather than just have goals. I’m not sure I’ve really grown much in terms of productivity, knowledge, and focus — I haven’t put the pedal to the metal for quite some while. 2019 will change all…

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2018 Annual Review: How Did I Do This Year?

2018 Annual Review: How Did I Do This Year?

I get graded on bi-annual reviews at work, got grades in class, so why don’t I do the same thing in my personal life? 2018 is the first year I’ll do an annual review. And man, I did terribleĀ in basically everything except for money and I did ehhh on this blog. I got this idea from James Clear’s annual reviews. He has his going back several years, so it’s interesting to see how goal-setting and annual reviews have shaped him….

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Interesting Weekly Finds – 12/24/18

Interesting Weekly Finds – 12/24/18

Merry Christmas Eve all! My weekly finds have themes relevant to the site: money, psychology, travel, and some funny finds. [Dow falls 650 points] – If you’re far off from retirement, you’re probably not too worried with your buy and hold strategy. If you’ve retired early this year at the top of the bubble? Your sequence of returns risk is showing. Better start hedging, getting a part-time job, or reducing expenses. A 4% SWR might not save you at this…

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Make Your Bed Book Summary & Review: Admiral McRaven

Make Your Bed Book Summary & Review: Admiral McRaven

Make Your Bed was a commencement speech originally given by Admiral McRaven in 2014 at UT Austin. You can watch it here. Three years later he came out with a book, expounding on his speech. His speech, and subsequently the book, has 10 key lessons he learned from his time spent in Navy Seal training. Though you probably won’t become a Navy Seal, you can still learn the lessons he did! Make Your Bed Print | Kindle | Audible Here…

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The Power Of Habit Summary & Review: By Charles Duhigg

The Power Of Habit Summary & Review: By Charles Duhigg

Charles Duhigg knocked it out in the park when he wrote The Power Of Habit back in 2014. Since then, the media and journalists have honed in on more habit related books and articles. Still, The Power Of Habit is an integral piece on the topic of habits. We’ve summarized the book below, but this is one of the books we’d recommend you keep on your bookshelf as a reference book for yourself. The Power Of Habit: Why We Do…

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