Archive for August 2014

How to Focus and Get Stuff Done – 5 Tips to Use Now

In the age of Facebook, where the average person checks social media and their text messages relentlessly, what kinds of tricks can we use to stay focused? Ironically, a friend of mine asked me this question in a Facebook message the other day. Thanks, Vernon. Here’s the low-down on what I told him: 1) Plan…

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How I Got My Credit Cards to Give Me $2,000 to Travel

In the last 9 months, I flew round trip from Boston to Tokyo for free, flew from Portland, OR to Los Angeles to Boston for free and rode the Eurostar train from London to Pairs for free. That’s a savings of about $2,000, which I earned by using credit cards. I’ve done this without changing my…

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Want to be Happier? Here’s One Solution

A few weeks ago I visited my friend Anne who is a super smart and social young lady. Since I was staying a whole week with her, I was privy to her weekly ritual — Friday evening Happy Hour. What is special about Anne’s Happy Hour is that she hosts it in her apartment building.…

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How to Make a Passive Income Teaching Online on Udemy

  Recently Nick Loper from The Side Hustle Show Podcast did an episode with Scott Britton. Scott’s first two courses were on the topics of sleep hacking and Gmail productivity. He is not a PhD or expert on these topics, but he is fascinated by these topics. He went out and researched the topics and…

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