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True Passion – Sharing and Teaching People How to Earn a Living

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“Back at it” – The Alpha Rock Capital partners have let me loose and to do what my passion is – to share and spread the good word. Alexa and I took a trip to Quezon City (my old home from 2010!) to speak at Ace and Andi Estrada’s Manila Mastermind e-commerce event. A few hundred attendees there, all local …

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Already Starting 2020 New Year Resolutions

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Working hard here on planning for the new year. 2019 flew by – as every year. And years will FLY by. That is why we need to take the “bull by the horns” (haven’t used that one in a while) and make it happen. I have some amazing 2020 Trello Boards from Monique moniquelindner.com and I will do my best …

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Hard Talks Is What Defines Us

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Having The Hard Talks And Facing Challenges Is What Makes You Stronger As the Cross Border Summit approaches in a couple days, and as I am in the middle of DCBKK conference in Bangkok – a lot of intense talks and situations where you need to make hard decisions with limited input and time. Friends remind me that these are …

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Making a Bigger Impact

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Making a bigger impact. Donald Trump, the man with even more attention than he did in the TV days – one quote I really like from him is: If you’re doing to do something, do it big! A quote I am trying to live by more. It is true, if you are going to do a business, why aim small? …

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Build A Foundation Like Bamboo

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Feeling Like Bamboo, and The Shoots Are Coming A pretty cool clip I read while reading Atomic Habits book is about building habits / systems – not just goals. What is this story of bamboo? It spends 5 years underground building its roots. Making a strong and solid foundation. Then, after those five years, it suddenly shoots up into the …

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Amazing Staff Email

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Getting Emails Like This Makes Me Warm and Fuzzy Inside It has been a stressful few days, but then again when isn’t it stressful? Got a nice email from Ling Ling – a team member from 10 years ago! Yes, 10 years ago. It was 2008 when she worked for me, doing sourcing work in our Shenzhen, China office. For …

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Hustle

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If you search the blog here – you will find it written a ton of times. Many blogs are built on it. I almost think Gary Vee sticks in my head for a few minutes after I even think the word hustle! I think my mom thought I was saying a bad word the first time I mentioned hustle to …

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Ideas While Drunk? How Do You Release?

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Getting Any Ideas While Drunk? Am I Missing Out By Being Sober? Early morning sober morning here as I type this up. Been sober for at least 3 years, maybe 4 (I can’t remember if I stopped drinking in 2014 or 2015) and reflecting on that. Some ask me why did I stop, or when did I stop – what …

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Rules To Teach Your Son

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Browsing Facebook and found this (from Ray Costa) and want to document it for the blog. For life. For me to remind myself how I should be raising my own kid. and how maybe you can learn and be inspired on how to teach yours! Cheers and enjoy: RULES TO TEACH YOUR SON: 1. Never shake a man’s hand sitting …