Learning Basic Finance

Learning Basic Finance

Basic finance is one of the most important things you can learn in your life. For good or bad, everything evolves around money. In today’s world, you either have it or you owe it. Being in the latter category puts you at a disadvantage while the former gives you...
Your Path, Your Decision

Your Path, Your Decision

If you let them, there will always be someone to tell you what you should do with your life. Where you should work, where you should go to school, what kind of car you should buy, and how to live every other part of your life. If you let them. The decisions you make...
Your Marketing Isn’t About You

Your Marketing Isn’t About You

Most companies want to tell you their story, why it’s important, and how great their product is. They fight to get your attention so they can tell you all about them. In fact, most companies are so focused on talking about how great they are, they forget about...
Getting the Most Out of Books

Getting the Most Out of Books

I first became an avid reader after I started work in Japan. I had just graduated college, and there was a lot I didn’t know about, well, a lot. My commute was a little over one hour each way by train, so I got a year subscription to audible. With over 10 hours...
The 80/20 Rule: Extreme Prioritizing

The 80/20 Rule: Extreme Prioritizing

How can it be this hard? I made it through college. I should be able to handle this. This was what I was thinking to myself as I boarded the train on my way home. This was my first job out of college. I had traveled half-way across the world to live and work in Tokyo,...