Updated: February 23, 2024 ***Elephant walks into the room*** Unproductively is OK There I said it! Life likes to get in the way of productivity – and there is nothing wrong with that. I was reminded of that yet again today when my little one who has been sick the last two weeks straight, was… Continue reading It’s OK to be Unproductive
Have you ever had a friend or acquaintance who started their career as an entry-level worker and before you know it they were practically running their company? I bet you know someone like that and you scratch your head at how they managed to do it, because well they seemed average. But then I bet… Continue reading Why Do Some People Get Paid More And Promoted Faster?
I changed careers three times. I failed with two businesses. But I STILL retired at 36. Did I get lucky? Absolutely. But I also created a heck of a lot of my own luck. Here’s how: 1. Early in Your Career, Just Say “Yes” Say a lot of “yes” now, so later on you can… Continue reading 12 Career Lessons That Catapulted Me to Early Retirement
Every summer when I worked in corporate America we always had some sort of “Summer Hours.” These would come in the form of closing all offices at lunch on Friday, giving half days every week, giving one day off every two weeks, or simply giving a set number of days off for the summer. Each… Continue reading Summer Hours: Why Working Fewer Hours Increases Productivity
Updated: June 1, 2023 It’s that simple. For nearly everything in life, getting what you want is as simple as asking. Will the answer always be “yes?” Certainly not. But how do you know if you don’t try? Nearly everything big in my life has come from asking And I mean big! “If you don’t… Continue reading If You Don’t Ask, You Don’t Get