Monthly Archives: May 2013

Rich Dad Cashflow 101 Board Game Review

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Cashflow 101 is board game created by Robert Kiyosaki, author of the popular book Rich Dad Poor Dad.  The objective of the game is to “Get out of the Rat Race” and onto the “Fast Track”. Back when I first

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Implementing Getting Things Done (GTD) in Gmail

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One thing that you will notice with GTD (Getting Things Done) is that it is a strategy to follow, but it can be implemented in numerous different ways.  One struggle I see many people have is finding an implementation that

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Building a Home Gym Version 3.0

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In the first post of this series (Building a Home Gym Version 1.0), I started the creation of my home gym in a storage room in our basement. In the second post (Building a Home Gym Version 2.0), I cleared

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My Favorite Post-Workout Shake

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This is my favorite post-workout shake! Ingredients: (6) Egg Whites (I buy whole eggs and separate by hand)  (2) Scoops Whey Protein (I use Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard 100% Whey) (2) Cups Spinach (1) Serving Fiber (I use Now Foods Organic Fiber-3)

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My Top 10 Books

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I read a lot of books.  Most of my reading is not “fun” reading (as my wife would describe).  I generally read books on the topic of self improvement, motivation, finance, business, software development, etc.  I really enjoy learning and

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Rich Dad Poor Dad/Wealth Intelligence Academy Bootcamp Review

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I got interested in real estate investing the same way many people do… hearing an ad on the radio for a FREE session to learn how to invest in real estate.  That was July 2007.  Here is my story. I

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How Do You View Failure?

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 My sister graduated from college this past weekend.  On the night before her graduation, we had a discussion around her time at college and the future.  During the conversation, she said “but I don’t want to fail.” I have heard

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Case Study: Catering to Different Types of Wine Drinkers

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In a previous blog, But I’m Not a Wine Connoisseur, I wrote about 6 different categories of wine drinkers.  In this blog, I will address some of the things that we have done in our store to cater to each

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IBM Innovate 2013 Presentation – Case Study of Using Jazz ALM

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I’m excited to announce that a co-worker and myself will be presenting at IBM Innovate 2013 in Orlando.  The conference runs from June 2nd – 6th and contains a ton of different sessions.  Our session is titled “Paychex Case Study:

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Simple Game to Demonstrate Agile Concepts: Test Small, Test Often (Jenga)

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Description: The below game is a simple but powerful one that is used to show the benefit of tighter feedback loops that come from frameworks such as using agile. Thanks to Nanda Lankalapalli for introducing this game to me.  The original

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