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Best Buy Gives Up

September 10, 2018 Eli 4

Can you really blame Amazon when brick and mortar has given up anyway..?...

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Your Limits

August 24, 2018 Eli 5

How far do you really want to go day in and day out..?

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Who Says When to Stop

August 6, 2018 Eli 2

Just because you start something does not mean you’re the one that will be able to stop it…

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The Whole Bitch

August 4, 2018 Eli 4

Either do, or do not do… half is never going to be acceptable…

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Doing What You Have To…

July 17, 2018 Eli 1

Sometimes you just have to pay $165 to fix a very expensive brand new widget that’s still under warranty…

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Boiling Frogs

December 19, 2017 Eli 3

Sometimes the frustrations build ever so slowly…

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Self Importance Problems

December 7, 2017 Eli 2

When talking with other people it’s vital to understand that they do not see the world from the same perspective that you do.

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Restarting as a Skill

December 6, 2017 Eli 3

People focus to much on trying to study 15 hours a day, but do a bad job at simply restarting their training when they have to temporarily stop.

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Embracing Insanity

November 14, 2017 Eli 4

It’s not about finding sanity. It’s finding the insanity that suits you.

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Limited Turns at Bat

November 13, 2017 Eli 5

Time moves ever onward towards old age and death.  Don’t imagine you have more time than you do.

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Golden Cages

October 25, 2017 Eli 7

When does ownership of possessions end, and possessions start up owning you?

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“Flexing” on Social Media

October 24, 2017 Eli 6

It is becoming more common to show off material possessions on social media.  Whether or not this is a good idea for you depends on what you are trying to […]

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Self Aggrandizing

October 23, 2017 Eli 2

Self aggrandizing is a way many people try to make themselves look impressive, but it generally does not work out how people imagine it will.

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Honesty vs. Transparency

October 20, 2017 Eli 2

There’s a very real difference between honesty and transparency.  Being honest I can say that my revenue on YouTube has gone up by 30% since I started doing Mukbangs.  Being […]

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Listening to the Canaries of Tech

October 11, 2017 Eli 0

I have the reputation for being arrogant with many people which is ironic considering that I hold very few strong personal beliefs.  I come off strong, and sometimes condescending in […]

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Tech “Cool” Factor

October 10, 2017 Eli 0

Apple haters many times like to say that people who buy Apple products are “sheeple” that just want to feel cool. The argument is that folks are paying for a […]

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Mentorship Myth

October 9, 2017 Eli 1

I was in the mall yesterday and a viewer recognized me and approached to ask for help.  Their ask was for my mentorship.  They think by being taken under my […]

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Mukbang for Professionals

October 5, 2017 Eli 0

Having given up on YouTube I may have inadvertently found my way forward with the platform (At least until it sinks.) What I’m playing with now at first blush may […]

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What is “Real” Work?

October 4, 2017 Eli 4

Yesterday was a bit of a hard day. It just took a long time and a lot of brain power to work through a solution. Thankfully by the end I […]

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Boogie2988 and Non Scale Victories

October 3, 2017 Eli 1

Boogie2988 recently did a video talking about “non scale victories” on his YouTube channel that I think is appropriate for many tech professionals and entrepreneurs to take to heart.  Long […]

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Working on the Toilet

October 2, 2017 Eli 1

Last Friday I was the Tech Breakfast Ask a VC event in Georgetown and had the disheartening situation of the founder Ron forcing me to actually signup like a normal […]

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The Financial Value of Playing

September 28, 2017 Eli 2

I was at a Meetup last night watching a presentation on Augmented Reality.  The presenter talked about his credentials, what he did, and how he became interested in AR.  To […]

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The Human’s Zoo

August 11, 2017 Eli 1

I find it odd how people who make up a society will share a tid bit of wisdom, and yet many times will not think about the ramifications beyond a […]