Crafting the Life You REALLY Want with Early Retirement

At the crux of it, the FIRE movement is not about becoming Financially Independent or Retiring Early…it is about living the life you want to live. And that is also why you see so many early retirees blogging, running real estate business, launching a startup, or even…wait for it…working. It was never about retiring early.… Continue reading Crafting the Life You REALLY Want with Early Retirement

Celebrating 2 Years of Early Retirement

Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica (Photo Credit: AR)

Today, I am officially celebrating my 2 year anniversary of leaving my CEO gig to retire early!!! Wow. Just WOW. I can’t believe it’s been two years, even though in some ways it feels like three? Ya know what I mean?! When I left my cushy CEO gig for my mini-retirement, I really had no… Continue reading Celebrating 2 Years of Early Retirement

Summer Reading – The Books That Blew My Mind

As we roll headlong into summer, I figured instead of posting up another book review, I will feature the best books that I’ve ever read. For a more thorough recommendation of books on a variety of topics from happiness and enjoying life to business and entrepreneurship, you can check everything I recommend here. The Best… Continue reading Summer Reading – The Books That Blew My Mind

What Doesn’t Kill You, Makes You Stronger – How To Take Adversity And Turn It On Its Head!

Man didn't get to the moon on luck, it took persistence and focused drive

Adam the Friendly Sasquatch has a condition called Retinitis Pigmentosa, which began to slowly rob him of his vision in college. “It felt like a ticking time bomb waiting to crush me. But instead of being a victim of circumstances I did something about it.” He made a plan. He surrounded himself with supportive friends and family.… Continue reading What Doesn’t Kill You, Makes You Stronger – How To Take Adversity And Turn It On Its Head!

Summer Travel Season Is Upon Us – So Use Your Damn PTO People!

And don’t work on vacation. Just don’t. Updated May 26, 2022 As a former CEO, I am here today to give you permission to not only take your vacation, but remind you to not to work during your trip. Not only do I want you to use your entire vacation allotment, but I want you… Continue reading Summer Travel Season Is Upon Us – So Use Your Damn PTO People!