80/20 Sales and Marketing - Perry Marshall

Jan. 20, 2020 |  Categories:  Self-Development  

Just finished the book 80/20 Sales and Marketing. I have never liked the feeling of selling to people and this book touched a lot on that. The main focus was on the 80/20 principle which I am very intrigued by. I tried to put aside my biases and give the book a try. I learned a good deal from it and the author did a good job towards the end in putting important things into perspective outside of sales and marketing. I'll be reading "The 4-Hour Workweek..." by Tim Ferri…

Early to Bed, Early to Rise

Jan. 20, 2020 |  Categories:  Self-Development  

I have been trying to put in extra work at night and have been losing sleep over it. This is something that I am always struggling with. This week I will commit to going to bed at 10pm and waking up at 5 every morning. I will continue this after returning from a work trip that I have next week in the hopes that it becomes a habit.

VPN Server

Jan. 12, 2020 |  Categories:  Tech  

Just wrapped up building my VPN server using a Raspberry Pi 4. Not difficult at all, but time consuming due to not having the peripheral devices. No compatible mouse/keyboard, no micro SD card, and no micro HDMI cable. Lessons were learned in preparation today. Proper Preparation Prevents Poor Performance. Now off to sleep for basketball in a few hours.

Modeling

Jan. 9, 2020 |  Categories:  Self-Development  

I always feel insecure when my good friend asks me to model for the clothing company he works for. The last time I did it there were some great shots of me. In my opinion there were also some not great shots of me. And this was not due to bad photography on the part of my boy. I just didn't like the way I looked. To my surprise, he asked me to model again. This time for sunglasses. And you know what? It went really well. It helped that the person I was modeling with was a natural and…

Gandhi Quote

Jan. 6, 2020 |  Categories:  Meditations  

There is a content creator on YouTube that I really like, Nikhil, that runs a channel named Captain Sinbad. He brought up a Gandhi quote that I really liked. Each night that I go to sleep, I die. And the next morning when I wake up, I am reborn. I like this a lot because it touches on mindfulness and stoicism. Live for the now and make your day count.

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