General Category Archive

Las Vegas Meet-up on Saturday Feb 16

Thursday, February 14th, 2013

I haven’t hosted a meet-up yet this year, so let’s make that happen this weekend. I was traveling in frozen Canada last week, but I’m back in Las Vegas now, so Vegas is our meet-up city this time. Instead of sitting around somewhere, let’s get off our butts and make this a more active meet-up. […]

December 2012 Updates

Monday, December 31st, 2012

This year is coming to a close, so I’d like to share some updates about what’s been going on with respect to the blog, my life, and upcoming plans for 2013. 2013 Focus – Product Development At the end of each year, I like to pick a focus for the upcoming year. For 2013 I’ve […]

Shameless, Fearless, Guiltless

Saturday, October 6th, 2012

Congruent desires are shameless, fearless, and guiltless. If you attach any shame, fear, or guilt to your desires, you’re simply pushing them away. A good way to test if your desires are congruent is to consider posting them publicly, where everyone in your life can see them.¬†Whatever desires you can’t post publicly, you’re repelling. If […]

Upcoming Events

Sunday, September 9th, 2012

Here’s a quick update regarding a few events that may interest you. SBI’s Buy-One, Get-One Free – Get Started Earning Passive Income If you’re interested in passive income, here’s a very timely deal that’s going on now. This weekend SBI kicked off a 72-hour Buy-One, Get-One Free special on their Facebook page. To access the […]

Edmonton Meet-up

Saturday, August 25th, 2012

Rachelle and I are in Edmonton, Alberta for the Fringe Festival, and there’s been some interest in having a local meet-up, so let’s have one! Here are the details: When: 11:00 AM on Sunday, August 26, 2012 Where: Meet at the gazebo at the NE corner of 83rd Ave NW and 104th St NW. This […]

Passive Income Series Update

Monday, August 13th, 2012

Here’s a quick update regarding the passive income series. Income Stream Walkthrough Soon I’ll be doing the walkthrough of how to create a new stream of passive income from idea to implementation to launch. Most likely this will involve creating some kind of digital media product that can be sold over the Internet, such as […]

RIP Stephen Covey

Monday, July 16th, 2012

Stephen Covey, author of the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, passed away this morning at age 79. Apparently his death was due to¬†complications from an April accident, when he lost control of his bicycle on a steep road in Utah and crashed. I never had the chance to meet him, but I loved his […]

Why I Shut Down the Forums

Tuesday, December 27th, 2011

In this post I’ll share more details about the reasons I decided to shut down the discussion forums on this site. As I stated in my previous post, I closed them on Dec 26th. The forum archives are still online, and you can search them too. Forum vs. Blog First, let’s talk data. After more […]

Shutting Down the Forums

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

I’ve decided to shut down the discussion forums on this site by the end of the year, sometime between Xmas and New Year’s. The way this played out was a bit explosive I know (which you may have seen if you’ve been active in the forums), but the triggering event was only one in a […]

One Million Forum Posts

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

Today, most likely within minutes, our discussion forums will pass 1,000,000 messages posted. Our forums were launched a little more than 5 years ago. They were instantly popular and remained so ever since, partly because my blog was already getting a lot of traffic that helped feed the forums. This made the initial launch challenging […]