August 2017 – The last Canadian Chapter

It's a few days late, but I've finally found some basic structure to my new life in Kuala Lumpur (KL), Malaysia. If you've been following for awhile, you know that I've been wanting, envisioning, and waiting to work at Mindvalley. Well, on August 29th at 12:30am, I...

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July 2017 – A new inflection point

If you were to ask me what I would be doing or where I would be a year ago, I would never have been able to tell you that I saw myself renovating a basement, writing a book, or building out a personal finance site with the goal of becoming a thought leader. All of...

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June 2017 – The grind

The road to success is full of monotonous tasks - Chungsoon I swear I heard a quote around success being bull of monotony, but I can't seem to find it. Anyway, that's what this month was. The past few months have been full of easily distinguishable wins. From the...

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May 2017 – The world of marketing

Boy, May has been quite a ride. As mentioned in my April update, one of my focuses for May is to have the personal finance book ready to be promoted. My initial idea was that I would split the book into 3 parts and have it behind 3 different actions that I’d like...

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April 2017 – Creating a System

Systems, habits, morning routines. The words and phrases that get thrown around by those interested in optimizing their days. The way I see it, the general reasoning for its importance goes like this: 1. We only really have total control of our time before we leave...

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March 2017 – A Month of Closure

Recently, I met up with a friend that I haven’t seen for at least 5 years. Back when I was in Waterloo, we helped each other with our math assignments. She’s currently doing her PhD in bioinformatics and her placement was in downtown Toronto. So I reached out, we got...

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February 2017 Reflections

I do a lot of reflecting these days. Way more than I did last year. Maybe it’s because I’ve gotten a little wiser, or maybe it’s because I have a lot more free time. I’d guess the latter. Regardless, If I had to describe February in one word, it would be...

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Jan 2017 Reflection

Did you know that 80% of people fail their new year's resolution by February? I think there are multiple factors that play a role into that, but the big ones being that their goals were not very realistic, their goal was not very clear, and their goal was a pretty big...

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2016 – A Year of Change

Before I get into this, I just want to update you on what’s happening with this site / blog. Going forward, this is going to be a place for me to reflect on my life along with random thoughts and hopefully interesting tidbits. For anything personal finance related...

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December 2015 Goals

After last month's success, I look forward to kicking it up a notch by adding a bunch of new items to focus on, particularly full courses offered by cousera and Lynda. I haven't actually sat down to find out how long each o them will take yet, but with the holidays,...

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