Interest Rate Hike

Last week the federal reserve announced their interest rate hike plan for the year. After many months of uncertainty, it finally looks like there is some stability in their plan. This is the best thing we could have hoped for, a laid out plan to curb the uncertainty. Even though it is not the mostContinue reading “Interest Rate Hike”

Should I Build Another Business

This is a question I ask myself almost daily. I grew a business from nothing to a million dollar company in 5 years with my partner Ryan. When I left, we had around 40 employees, 20 part time, 20 full time. I realized it was not the business I wanted to dedicate all of myContinue reading “Should I Build Another Business”

The Power of Groups

I belong to a couple groups in our local community. I am a member at our local WiscoREIA (Wisconsin Real Estate Investment Association) and a member of an entrepreneur mastermind. There are other groups I have looked into, like the Chamber of Commerce, young professionals, and BNI. Those seem like good groups but I wantContinue reading “The Power of Groups”

Other Forms of Investing

Shaun and I have discussed how we invest in stocks, cryptocurrency, cars and real estate. There are other items we invest in for fun. We obviously hope they will increase in value, but who knows. There are always many other things to invest in, but make sure you do your research and don’t go ballsContinue reading “Other Forms of Investing”

Utilizing a Team

Utilizing a team can mean many different things. It could be a team of individuals who all work together for a company. It could be a team made up of owners and employees. You could have a sports team. There are many options to encompass a team. The team I utilize, is a conglomerate ofContinue reading “Utilizing a Team”

My First Week of Productivity

On episode 64 of our podcast, released on Monday 01/31/2022, Sam and I talk about our struggles and it made me realize I need to focus. I put a bunch of tasks and activities on my schedule every week and I never reach or accomplish them. What I am doing is lying to myself everyContinue reading “My First Week of Productivity”

Don’t Set Too High of Standards

As I progress in the realm of entrepreneurship, I realize the dangers of setting high standards (at least at first). This is a type of perfectionist technique which may inhibit you from starting or progressing. If you listen to people around you talk about “what they really want to do” for a career or theirContinue reading “Don’t Set Too High of Standards”

Starting From The Bottom

Recently, I have thought about wanting to do a powerlifting meet again. I haven’t competed in 2.5 years and I am a little rusty at some of the movements. Shaun and I haven’t been focusing on powerlifting movements as much lately and have been doing some weightlifting mixed with bodybuilding exercises. Don’t worry, I willContinue reading “Starting From The Bottom”

My Journey into Crypto and Stock Investing

About two and a half years ago I became intrigued with bitcoin. I downloaded the Robinhood app and found out you could buy bitcoin on it. I started by trying to day trade bitcoin, which was a learning curve for me. After some pretty big gains and some major losses, I realized trying to dayContinue reading “My Journey into Crypto and Stock Investing”