Monthly Archives: August 2013

Real Estate Investing – My First Deal


Getting the first deal is a hurdle that the vast majority of people interested in real estate investing never get past.  In a previous blog blog, Rich Dad Poor Dad/Wealth Intelligence Academy Bootcamp Review, I described how I spent close to

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Book Review: Eight Steps to Seven Figures


When I was in my senior year of college, a friend let me borrow The Automatic Millionaire: A Powerful One-Step Plan to Live and Finish Rich.  The book really introduced me into the world of personal finance.  One I understood some

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How Long is a Football Game?


I asked this question to 2 colleagues and received the following responses:  Colleague #1: 60 Minutes ( (4) 15 Minute Quarters)  Colleague #2: 3 Hours (Games start Sundays at 1 and ends by 4) So who is correct?  The answer:

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How I Use Earned Value Management (EVM) to Track Agile Scrum Projects Part 2


In my first blog post (How I Use Earned Value Management (EVM) to Track Agile Scrum Projects), I showed how I use some EVM concepts to track agile projects.  One of the comments from that post criticized the model because

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The Power of Context Lists


My wife was always big on “todo lists”.  She had lots of them and swore by them.  So when I first arrived at the point when I could no longer track everything that I needed to do in my head,

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