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My ADD has ADD: How to get focused in a distracting world when you need to get stuff done

There is way too much information out there. Facebook generates 4 new petabytes of data per day.   That is 1 million gigabytes per day! You think you go over your data with 8 gigs or whatever your

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Want to start a business? Steal my ideas!

I’m an idea guy.  I have new ideas every day.  I see the world and wonder why doesn’t this happen or why doesn’t this exist.  I also look at some of the new businesses out there

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The New Year’s Resolution Goal System

How would you like to accomplish 12 goals this year? This year, instead of taking on too many new year’s resolutions, follow the “New Year’s Resolution Goal System” and accomplish

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Fitbit Charge 2 is available in Canada

I am a little late to the game on wearable tech but I was first in line for the brand new Fitbit Charge 2. The new Fitbit fitness tracker that measures your steps, heart rate, sleep and tons of other

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I’m Back for Major Blogscaping!

It’s been way too long since I’ve really touched this blog and it’s about time that I got back up and running. I started this blog for many reasons and most of them were accomplished

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How I Organized my Gmail Account with Almost No Effort

If you are like me, you have a Gmail account and never delete anything until you start running out of space and then delete the biggest files that you don’t need.  This seems like a very bad system

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Get Lucky Even Though Your Parents Were Wrong

There is a point, or should be a point in everyone’s lives when you realize that the mighty and all knowing Wizards of Oz (read “your parents”) don’t know everything.  As a

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4 Reasons to Stay Ignorant

When I was growing up, I used to love the song “Oh La La” because of the lyrics “I wish that I knew what I know now, when I was younger”.  At every stage of growing up, I used

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Get Lucky by Quitting

I had a friend in high school who was  proud of himself because every time someone told him that he should quit smoking, he told then that he wasn’t a quitter.  We all grow up learning that quitting

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Being a College Dropout can be a Great Thing

I just wrote an article on Temphunt’s Blog where I threw out a thought about where formal education is going.  I mentioned that in the 1950’s, parents (and others) gave kids the advice to “go

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Give Someone a Compliment when you Stub your Toe

What’s your first reaction when you stub your toe? Do you yell? Do you scream? Do you blame someone? Dan Ariely, a professor of psychology and behavioural economics at Duke University wrote a

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Todo Lists are where Ideas and Inspiration go to Die

Do you every have a great idea that you’d love to implement? Do you ever get inspired to do something? Anything? Clean your desk, write a blog post, organize your files? And then, instead of

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Get Lucky with Negotiations

Negotiations can seem really scary because most people going into a negotiation feel that they are the underdog.  The other person has the product and they can hold back for as long as they like. 

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Get Lucky by Playing the Matching Game

You look at your watch and with great excitement you notice that it is 5:oo PM and time to leave the office to head home to relax for the night.  You’ve got a whole bunch of new shows and movies

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Don’t Let Your Friends and the Media Luck Block You!

Getting lucky is often about getting out of your comfort zone and opening yourself up to new and different opportunities.  You can get lucky by listening to different people’s points of view

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They’re All Going to Laugh at You!

They say that the world can be broken up into two types of people, “talkers” and “doers”.  In the online world, there are the talkers and the people who are too afraid to talk.

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Never Turn on your Computer Again Without an Agenda

When you sit down and turn on your computer, do you know exactly what you are about to do or are you just turning on your computer because it is something to do? I constantly find myself sitting down

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Get Lucky Because You Have Nothing Better to Do!

Doing something because you “have nothing better to do” always seems to have a negative connotation.  You are bored and someone asks you if you want to go to the mall and your response is “okay,

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Write Your E-mails Backwards

Have you ever accidentally sent an email before you wanted it to go out? Possibly you were in the middle of writing a sentence, pressed enter and voila, the email was sent. Sending unfinished emails

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How to Deal with Shiny Objects and New Ideas

We all love shiny objects.  They are the newest thing in town that everybody is talking about.  The new toys, games, videos, business ideas, social platforms and more.  Who can forget (or maybe

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Why the Hell is a Bird in the Hand Worth Two in the Bush?

Everybody has heard the saying that “a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush” or something similar.  The traditional way of understanding the saying is that when you are holding a prize in

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The Tiny Little Search Box is Just the Tip of the Iceberg

When I was about 7 years old, my class learned about the Titanic and how it ended up at the bottom of the ocean.  It was such a massive ship and the captain felt that a tiny little iceberg couldn’t

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I Hate Homework Rule: Follow it and Get Lucky!

A little while ago Robert Tuchman reached out to me to see if I would write a review of his new book “Young Guns: The Fearless Entrepreneur’s Guide to Chasing Your Dreams and Breaking Out on

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Monitor Your Credit: Why Everyone Must do it Regularly

The average person never sees his credit score or finds out about his credit’s health until he is about to make a big purchase such as a car or house or needs to take out a loan. At that point, they

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Save Yourself Hours of Frustration!

I happened to be in a friend’s office yesterday when they were reading their email. One of the emails had MS Word document attached and they opened it. Looking at her, I noticed a slightly frustrated

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Tim Ferriss and Gary Vaynerchuk are Complete Opposites, How are they Both Successful?

Tim Ferriss VS. Gary Vaynerchuk You may be a little confused. Yesterday I wrote an article about Gary Vaynerchuk and how his constant hard work is paying off as an incredible business strategy. He

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Gary Vaynerchuk is the Least Scalable Person and is Reaping the Benefits

The Disposable Age We live in the disposable age. We eat take out, use disposable dishes, and look for a quick and easy fix for everything. The current bestselling books talk about doing less and enjoying

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Cognitive Dissonance: Get Lucky BY Letting Your Ego Take a Reality Slap

In general, people are very “happy go lucky”. They have their beliefs and values and everything in their life pretty much falls into place based on the systems they were brought up with, or have

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Get Lucky by Hoping for the Best and Preparing for the Worst

I was just thinking about Nickelback’s song “If Today Was Your Last Day” and it really struck a chord. He talks about the best advice that his friend gave him to live each day like it’s his

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