How “Slow and Steady” Really Does Win the Race

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If you’re reading this blog, then chances are you’re just as passionate about self-development as I am. You love striving and getting better at things, whether it’s business or fitness. And that’s great. Pushing ourselves is the only way to achieve true progress in our lives. But sometimes, we challenge ourselves too much. We run 

Apps to Help the Absent-Minded

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If you’re anything like me, sometimes a few things get forgotten. Personally, I wish I could say it was only sometimes for me. My iPhone is my lifesaver. Apple gave us Siri, our own personal assistant but she’s not much more than a nifty toy. Other companies have come to our rescue thankfully. Numerous Life’s 

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Adobe Creative Cloud Upgrade – Is it Worth It?

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NEW Novmber 12, 2015: Adobe is currently running a special for Black Friday / Cyber Monday. Save 20% on Creative Cloud — Now through November 27th. If you find this review helpful in making your decision and you do purchase Creative Cloud, please click my Affiliate Link and you will save 20%. May 9th – 

Just Start

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That’s all you gotta do. You just start… That’s my life philosophy right now and I can pinpoint 2 influences that long ago inspired this way of thinking… 1. Benny Lewis. Here’s Benny’s advice on how to learn a language… in a nutshell: “Start speaking it.” Don’t know how? Who cares? Start anyway. Start speaking 

On Getting Lucky

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Today I’d like to share a little ‘ol PDF that has really inspired some major changes in my life. About 3 weeks ago I woke up in my apartment on Miami Beach and realized I was unhappy. If you had asked me the day before I’m sure I could have launched into a really compelling 

Banner Ad Rotator Plugins for WordPress

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Over the past week or so I’ve been testing out a bunch of plugins for rotating banner ads in WordPress and since it proved to be a task much more difficult than expected I thought I would share my experience and save you a bunch of time next time you’re looking to implement an ad 

Talking WordPress Hosting & Performance – An Interview with WP Engine’s Austin Gunter

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In 2011 I learned that a new managed hosting company – WP Engine – had just raised $1.2 Million from some very high profile investors including Eric Ries. At the time what really caught my attention was that one of the investors was Automattic, the parent company of That piqued my curiosity and I 

Why I Switched from Kayak to Google Flight Search

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I’ve have been using Kayak for flight searches for about 7 years now. For a long time they were the best aggregate flight search, especially for domestic flights. Before Kayak came around, you either had to search individual airlines or sites like Orbitz and Travelocity, which charged booking fees (around $6 per booking on top of the flight 

Hosting Affiliate Programs: My Peculiar Experiences with WP Engine & HostGator

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Over the past several years I’ve derived some of my income from testing out and recommending web hosting companies that I have ended up liking and using myself. And I’ve tried a ton of hosts: WP Engine, HostGator, A Small Orange, Pair,, Zippy Kid, Bluehost, Dreamhost, Godaddy, Namecheap, etc. Each one of the above 

3 Devices that Will Revolutionize How We Interface in 2013: MYO, Leap, & Google Glass

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Last month when I was applying for the wildcard spot at WPP Stream (which I didn’t get. boo!), I needed to think of what trend is going to define 2013. An obvious emerging trend to me is that 2013 is likely going to be the year of gestural interfaces – ala Minority Report – break 

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