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If you're looking to read about something in particular, I'd recommend checking out the category pages on minimalism, mindfulness, financial independence, goals or look at ones that are personal.


My Favorite 66 Books Read in 2017

Every year I listen to a bunch of audiobooks. In 2017 I ended up listening to 66 books across a few genres including non-fiction, memoir, fantasy, science fiction and more. Here are my top recommendations from the year.

January 8, 2018. 18 min read.
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There is No Such Thing as a Minimalist Life

Minimalism isn't about reducing your possession. For me, it means making space for what matters. What matters is different for everyone. It could mean having more time for relationships, productivity, opportunities, enjoying life or anything that brings meaning.

January 5, 2018. 4 min read.

My 2017 Year in Review

My entirely too long look at what happened in 2017. The top themes for the year were: wedding, honeymoon, moving to Salt Lake City, starting Minafi and focusing at Pluralsight.

January 1, 2018. 19 min read.
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Seeking Mentors

Some of the times in my life where I've made progress the fastest was when I had mentors. Here are a few of the areas where others guidance has had a huge impact on me.

October 13, 2017. 4 min read.
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Weekend Reading – June 28, 2017

How Finding Substitutes Saves Me Money, Retirement Number Roundup, The Six Stages of Financial Freedom, The Stupidest Thing You Can Do With Your Money, Ready Player One, Perennial Seller.

July 29, 2017. 2 min read.
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My 2016 Year in Review

Every year, I break down what I did during the previous 365 days. In 2016, my themes were working on Code School, travel, product and exploring my feelings.

January 1, 2017. 9 min read.
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Spending money and time on what's new can harm your mental health and your wallet. Try resetting yourself to avoid novelty.

September 24, 2016. 2 min read.
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Want Streaks

A technique for delayed gratification and giving yourself permission to make purchasing decisions only after you have given them enough thought.

August 21, 2016. 2 min read.
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Blame comes in many forms, and they can all weigh you down emotionally. Learning how to handle blame from others and release blame can lift that weight.

August 15, 2016. 3 min read.
2 CommentsAdam at Disneys Wild Africa trek at Animal Kingdom Orlando

2011 Year in Review

This was spent exploring and trying new things. We utilized our Disney passes to the fullest, had a whirlwind week in New York and saw some amazing music and acts.

January 1, 2012. 3 min read.
2 Commentsme on a cruise with mountains from the island of hispanola

2010 Year in Review

This year focused around refining my development skills, traveling mostly within the southeast and challenging myself to create more.

January 1, 2011. 3 min read.