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5 Distractions and How To Overcome Them

By |2017-01-02T15:12:49-06:00March 12th, 2015|Categories: Entrepreneurship, Featured, Personal Productivity, Time Management, Tips & Tricks|

Does this scenario sound familiar to anyone? You're a busy professional with multiple clients and/or projects. You consider yourself highly productive and able to multitask. You painstakingly plan out your day on a calendar. You've got the calendar synced with multiple mobile devices so that you can access your master plan at any moment. You [...]

Inspired To Start A Blog? Learn What Makes These Five Bloggers Successful

By |2019-08-20T15:14:17-06:00February 18th, 2015|Categories: Blogging, Hustle|

For this post, I set out to find people who started a blog and went on to do well; and I asked them about their story.  What inspired them?  What traits helped them?  What circumstances helped them? The results of my search were interesting. Many common themes emerged among their stories, and it reminded me [...]

10 Ways to Increase Productivity for Creative Types & Entrepreneurs

By |2019-08-20T15:14:33-06:00September 15th, 2014|Categories: Hustle, Personal Productivity, Time Management|

(photo by Sonny Abesamis) https://s3.amazonaws.com/geniustypes/10+Ways+To+Increase+Productivity.mp3   The Ol' Day Timer My father used to carry around a Franklin day timer.  Something about it was interesting to me... a way to organize your thoughts into blocks of time. I first got serious at the subject after reading “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People” by [...]

Do You Have the Stomach For a Non-Linear Career Path?

By |2017-01-02T15:12:49-06:00August 18th, 2014|Categories: Career, Entrepreneurship|

Adaptability In my life, I’ve found that creative problem solving skills have allowed me to excel in a number of environments. Some say it’s better to pick a career field and stick with it; (and that might be true if you don’t have the knack for just figuring out a way to make it work [...]

Interview with Mitch Stephen, Author of “My Life & 1000 Houses”

By |2019-08-20T14:43:01-06:00August 1st, 2011|Categories: Internet Marketing, Real Estate Investing|

I had the pleasure of interviewing the author of "My Life & 1000 Houses," Mitch Stephen. Mitch is a self-made real estate investor out of San Antonio Texas who has mastered the art of owner-finance as a way to create passive cashflow from real estate. I was able to spend a few days with him while we filmed his segments for an episode of EquityTV.

15 Ways To Stabilize So Your Dreams Can Materialize

By |2019-08-20T15:21:16-06:00July 14th, 2011|Categories: Career, Entrepreneurship, Hustle|

Set and Then Forget... (at least for a little while) As an aggressive entrepreneur, I was ready to conquer the world at a very young age. My plan was to out-work, out-innovate, and out-run my competition at all costs until I was financially free. I started a lawn mowing business... then a custom T-shirt business... [...]

How Talent Can Hold You Back

By |2017-01-02T15:12:50-06:00January 5th, 2011|Categories: Career, Entrepreneurship|

"You see, in the real world, talent isn’t rewarded... production is. In other words, you don’t get paid for being able to solve problems... you get paid for actually solving them; which often takes time, effort, and “the grind.” That’s why you often see the less talented, but hard working, high school kid sneak up on the studs and become successful in life..."

The Symbiotic Trinity of Real Estate Investing

By |2019-08-20T15:01:06-06:00November 9th, 2010|Categories: Global, Real Estate Investing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In the business of real estate investing, three major players feed off of each other to spin the wheels of wealth creation. Wholesalers, rehabbers, and hard money lenders form a symbiotic trinity in which each one is dependent on the others. Wholesalers need rehabbers to buy deals, rehabbers need hard money lenders to finance deals, and hard money lenders need wholesalers to find deals to lend on.

Showcase of a Real Estate Flip: Artemis

By |2019-08-20T15:01:17-06:00October 29th, 2010|Categories: Global, Real Estate Investing|

Right-Click to Download Quicktime Here is the latest video I produced showcasing an investment property that we flipped in Central Texas. It has been a few months since this video was shot, but the good news is that we sold it for more that we thought we would, so the numbers are even better. Here [...]