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Build Strong Habits, Boost Your Willpower

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If you’re reading this blog, chances are you want (or have wanted) to change something about yourself or your life. Your goal could be anything – a thinner waist, a fatter wallet, or giving up smoking.Maybe you had an epiphany. You’re finally ready and determined to create the lifestyle you’ve always wanted.We’ve all been there. 


How to Work from Home and Stay Productive

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Here’s an interesting report which Lancaster University’s Work Foundation says next year more than 50 percent of businesses in the UK will adopt some form of remote working, allowing its workers to choose the place, and the time, of work. By 2020, that number will jump to 70 percent, and the States won’t be far 


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 


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Simple, Hotel Tonight, & Uber: 3 Services I Love Using (& You Will Too)

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Simple, Uber, and HotelTonight are 3 of my favorite companies (and apps) that are clearly ahead of their time. I believe that each one is a perfect example of “how everything will be done” in our hyper-connected future. I’m excited for the day when everything will work as smoothly and friction-free as the experiences I’ve 


I Fail and I Suck

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I fail. And I suck.Often.And don’t confuse this with the type of failing and sucking – or my admitting of it – that’s meant to bounce right back into some form of virtue, the way a startup’s CEO might quip about on her blog as a price paid for achieving success.I mean I really suck. 


Meditate on That Sh*t

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This poster was made by DesignTaco and I first saw it on Recovering Yogi but it was 2.2 MB so I reposted it here in an easier-to-digest-and-download format. Meditate on that sh*t.Namaste.


The Best Breakfast Places in the World (well, mostly North America)

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I’m obsessed with breakfast. During my travels it was the one constant in my life and something I still look forward to every day. I love eggs benedict and pretty much anything else that’s made with eggs. Of all the places I’ve travelled to over the years, here are the breakfast places I remember the 


On Not Cashing Out

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I just read Ryan Carson’s Selling Your Company Doesn’t Make You Happy and it reminded me of Phil Libin’s philosophy on running a startup. When I first read Phil’s thoughts on running a 100 year company it was a refreshing and unexpected change of pace from the usual “build a company and cash out” modi 


Kickstarter & the Future of Crowdfunding

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Kickstarter has been on fire recently. They’re obviously doing a lot of things right. And there are still enough pieces of the puzzle that don’t quite fit perfectly into the “new economy”. From what I can tell, they provide a platform, but most of the success of the projects come from the hustle of project 


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