The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich – Book Review

Rating: 6/5 TL;DR: The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, And Join The New Rich is my favorite book. Buy it if you want to learn about lifestyle design, automation, passive income and life hacking. Psychologist Walter Mischel conducted an experiment in the 1960s that has become the standard for tests of willpower. Mischel and his team… Continue reading

Smartcuts: How Hackers, Innovators, and Icons Accelerate Success – Book Review

Rating: 3/5 TL;DR:  Lessons that show the “smartcuts” to achieve lasting success faster. When author Shane Snow was still in college, he watched one of his classmates complete the entire Super Mario Bros. video game in a world-record six minutes. The previous record holder needed a full 33 minutes. What was the secret of such a… Continue reading

Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future – Book Review

Rating: 5/5 TL;DR: Highly recommended biography of Elon Musk. Dream big, follow your mission and execute. Money will come when you don’t chase it. Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future is a massively popular bestseller that offers an insight into the life of the extraordinary Silicon Valley Tycoon Elon Musk. The… Continue reading

Improving myself through writing

I am constantly looking to improve myself in three key areas daily: mentally/professionally, physically, and emotionally. Even though I have authored two books, I still have trouble communicating effectively through writing. Drafting an email, or even this post, typically takes longer than it should. So how do I propose to improve in this area? By… Continue reading

How I piggybacked (Growth Hacked*) My Growth Hacking Book

TL;DR: Piggybacked on the sales of Ryan Holiday’s growth hacking book by publishing it before him I recently launched a book called “Growth Hacking — A How To Guide On Becoming A Growth Hacker” and it hit #21 on the top 100 marketing books on Kindle (#1 on free Kindle books during the KDP run). Am I a famous… Continue reading

3 Things To Improve On Daily To Become The Ultimate Version of Yourself

TL;DR: Work on improving yourself mentally, physically, and emotionally everyday so that you can achieve greatness. Every day I strive to be the best version of myself. How do I do that you might ask? I work on three aspect of my life that I can control. I look to these aspects and try to… Continue reading

How I “hacked” Kayak and booked a cheaper flight

Let me start this out by saying I didn’t “hack” something in the black hat Hackers way, but by finding a non-technical inefficiency and leveraging it to my advantage. No harm was done to any computers or systems in the making of this post. TL;DR: I booked a flight through a Kayak affiliate and saved ~$100. Long… Continue reading