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The Importance of Next Steps

How many times have you promised yourself or someone else that you’d do something and never actually do it? A lot I bet. You might be too busy. You might forget. You might even agree to something only to later … Continue reading

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10 Lessons Learned from Gary Vaynerchuk

Every Thursday from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., I participate in a unique Twitter Q&A hosted by┬áJames Altucher. It’s one of my favorite hours of the week. Of late, I’ve really come to admire James as an author, blogger, and … Continue reading

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The Struggle to Start a Side Business

I want to start a side business, i.e. earn money outside of work to complement my full-time salary. I’ve had this feeling for awhile now and am finally putting it on paper. With the rise of companies like Facebook and … Continue reading

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Forget the News

I’ve never been a big fan of the news (when I say news, I’m talking about the national and local reporting from the major broadcast networks and big time newspapers). It’s something I was obviously exposed to while growing up, … Continue reading

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4 Lessons Learned from Homecoming

A couple of weekends ago, I returned to Washington, DC for the second consecutive year for Georgetown University’s Homecoming. I love going back to campus to see what’s changed, reminisce about funny stories and lasting memories, and reflect on how … Continue reading

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Fantasy Football Makes You a Better Employee

American sports fans have been buzzing like crazy now that NFL football is back. Sundays are no longer dreaded as the end of a quick weekend and the beginning of another long work week. Instead, we look forward to them … Continue reading

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Take Pleasure Reading to the Next Level

A Brief History of My Pleasure Reading Ever since I was a boy, I was an avid reader. Maybe I was not always crazy about the required reading in school, but pleasure reading was a whole different ball game. I … Continue reading

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