42 Days Later…

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The last time I shaved my face was on my wife’s birthday 42 days ago on September 30th, 2014. Needless to say, I have a decent start to an awesome beard. Starting this blog has given me a huge opportunity to self-reflect and ponder the future. A lot has happened since I started this blog a little shy of a month and a half ago. Besides the beard, I have had amazing new opportunities open up at work. I absolutely believe that this blog has forced me to live more intentionally and the power of intention is alive and well. Now this doesn’t mean I will now abandon all the work I have done to diversify my income and reduce my …

Memento Mori – Remember Your Mortality

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Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift, that’s why it’s called the present! Last week I shared a post on time, and this week I would like to follow it up with something I started back in late 2011 or early 2012. As a quick reminder, we all get a daily deposit of 86,400 seconds a day to spend and invest however we choose. It doesn’t matter who you are or where you come from, you get the same exact deposit. You can’t buy more time. Once you use it, you lose it. Any unused balance is deleted from the ledger and the balance reset. There is no guarantee tomorrows deposit will come. Memento mori (Latin ‘remember (that you have) …

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My Huge 86,400 Deposit…And I’m Going To Spend It All

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Imagine there is a bank that credits your account each morning with 86,400. It carries over no balance from day-to-day. Every evening the bank deletes whatever part of the balance you failed to use during the day. What would you do? Draw out every cent, of course! Each of us has such a bank. Its name is TIME. Every morning it credits you with 86,400 seconds. Every night it writes off as lost whatever of this you have failed to invest to good purpose. It carries over no balance. It allows no overdraft. Each day it opens a new account for you. Each night it burns the remains of the day. If you fail to use the day’s deposits, the …