Business

A Beginner’s Guide to Finding a Real Estate Mentor

I just published a new article over on BiggerPockets titled A Beginner’s Guide to Finding a Real Estate Mentor.  In that article, I walk through the following: What is a Mentor? How Do I Find a Mentor? What Qualities Should a Mentor Have? Should You Pay For a Mentor? This is probably one of my favorite …

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How to Leverage Your Cash For Time to Build Your Real Estate Business

I just published a new article over at BiggerPockets called “How to Leverage Your Cash For Time to Build Your Real Estate Business”.  To be honest, this is one of my favorite posts that I have written in a while.  We all look at out wallet as containing only money, but we spend something else …

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All Real Estate Investors NEED to Have This Document… Do You?

I just published a new article over on BiggerPockets called “All Real Estate Investors NEED to Have This Document… Do You?“.  In the article I describe how to differentiate a cheap property from a good deal.  I also got to take a few shots at the great Josh Dorkin, which is always fun. This post …

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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 it did not incorporate SPI and CPI.  As a result, I expanded on the model …

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

Earned Value Management (EVM) is a technique that can be used on project to monitor the performance and progress of projects.  It is typically associated with traditional project management.  According to PMP Project Management Professional Exam Study Guide, Earned Value Management “compares what you’ve received or produced to what you’ve spent… EVM looks at schedule, …

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Why Books Are Better Than College

First off, I apologize to all of my college professors.  I have spent 7+ years taking college classes at 3 different colleges and I have enjoyed every minute of it.  In fact, I plan to take more classes in the future and wish I could constantly take classes.  Unfortunate I am currently short on both …

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