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Put Your Real Estate Business Management on Steroids with “GQueues”

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I just published a new blog over at BiggerPockets about how to use GQueues to manage all of your business and personal tasks. Put Your Real Estate Business Management on Steroids with “GQueues” It can be difficult to manage the various aspects

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2 Week Trail Results: Auto Responder on Email

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I recently finished reading The 4-Hour Workweek (full review here).  Among many things, it reminded me that I should not be checking my email constantly.  I had heard this message several times in the past, but realized that I could

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Book Review – The 4-Hour Workweek

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I had heard about “The 4-Hour Workweek” by Tim Ferriss for quite a while, but it took me some time to get around to reading it.  That was probably because I have ~200 books on my “want to read” list

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Use Lean Six Sigma to Improve Your Real Estate Investing and Be More Efficient

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I just published a new blog over at BiggerPockets about how to apply Lean Six Sigma (LSS) to your real estate business.  If you are not familiar with LSS (or even if you are), be sure to check it out and determine

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How to Systematize Your Business for FREE with Google

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I just published a new blog over at BiggerPockets regarding using free tools from Google to systematize your business.  I explain some of the free tools from Google and show an example of using these tools to implement a common process flow

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Why You Should Be Listening To Podcasts

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pod·cast noun 1. a multimedia digital file made available on the Internet for downloading to a portable media player, computer, etc. Do you subscribe and listen to podcasts?  If not, you should.  Here is why. I realized several years ago that

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The Power of Context Lists

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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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Book Review: Lean Software Development – An Agile Toolkit

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I first read Lean Software Development: An Agile Toolkit by Mary and Tom Poppendieck several years ago when I was introduced to lean.  While attending a leadership training, the practitioner had us perform an activity involving building paper airplanes.  She split the

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The One Number That Will Change Your Life

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There are a lot of things in life that people need to know.  How much an hour of a person’s time is worth is one of the most important ones, but the vast majority of people could not answer this

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Why You Should Use Multiple Monitors

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Phase 1 – 1 Monitor (1994 – 2012) For years, I have used a single monitor and never thought twice about using 2 or more monitors.  From the time I first started using a computer (I think I was ~10

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