Interview with Harry Kong – My Network


Harry is one of those guys that always has a big smile on his face and carries a positive attitude despite having to work 40, 60, and even 80 hour weeks.

By choosing to aggressively fight for his spot in an industry he was passionate with but didn’t know much about, he eventually acquired a position as the Events and Motorsport Specialist for Nitto Tire, one of the largest and most successful tire manufacturers in the world.

Read on as Harry shares his experience in an exciting and fast paced (literally!) industry!

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Guest Post | The Power of Empathy


This guest article was written by Mike Carcerano and shares his experience about an all-too familiar feeling when the world is coming down and the cards are stacked against you. How our peers choose to interact with us during this stressful time can mean all the difference.

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December 2016 Update + End Of Year Review


In 2016, I quit my job of 9+ years, became debt free, networked with some incredible people, started my first GoFundMe campaign, started my own website, co-founded a new business project, went to more music festivals and gaming events than I can remember, qualified for my first Credit Card in over 8 years while earning 110,705 bonus point miles my very first month and discovered how to wake up every day with a sense of purpose.

I never thought that my life would change so drastically in such a short period of time. It’s crazy to think that this all happened because I took that first step to pursuing my own dreams just a short while prior. It’s definitely been my best and most life changing year to date and the beginning on an exciting journey ahead.

Here is how I did this December and what my plans are for 2017 and beyond.

For the sake of completion on a year in review, I decided to also include the totals of each of my income streams for all of 2016 as well.

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How a Japanese Concept Helped Me Find My Purpose in Life


It’s kind of strange, but I love reading charts, graphs, and analytics, so immediately I was interested in what my long time friend and mentor Ryan from CrossCounter.TV had to share with me. What I didn’t expect was for it to impact the course of my life forever.

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How I Made $2000 Cash-Back Shopping Online


For myself and most consumers in general, I feel that we are all bargain hunters by nature. Haggling or negotiating a discounted price with a business owner is an everyday common occurrence if we feel that we can get a better deal somehow.

At the time of this writing, I have made $1915.91 in cash-back, not taking into account additional pending purchases. Once those transactions are completed, I will have been paid out a little over $2000.

As more of a public service announcement than anything, I wanted to educate you on their existence so you can start saving immediately – especially for the holiday season. It’s a lot easier than you think!

Let me show you how.

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November 2016 Update – How I Achieved My Biggest Profiting Month So Far


Happy November and a Post-Thanksgiving, everyone! Gobble gobble! I’m stuffed!

The holidays are officially here, and that means people are shopping like crazy!

At the time of this post, my eBay store has officially crossed the mark for highest grossing month so far! Wooo! Still 2 days left to go!

The short and sweet secret to achieving this momentous milestone was simply goal setting, but it’s how I did it that made all the difference this month, and for future months to come.

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Interview With Farbod Esnaashari – My Network


People are out there every day working boring, mundane, unfulfilled, dead-end jobs (I was one one of them) for years, just to make ends meet, never really getting the full experience of what life should truly be about – a fulfillment of happiness! Enter Farbod, a friend who has been instrumental in motivating me to control and take life by the reigns again.

I’ve known Farbod for over four years and the one thing that has stayed consistent throughout our friendship was that he was always doing something batshit crazy in public or mingling with people that are on TV at some exclusive Hollywood party, and always having the time of his life while doing so.

About a year or so ago, he started writing inspirational posts on Facebook to help motivate his friends and remind them to not take life for granted by exploring the world and taking more risks. I really started paying attention to his words more, sometimes engaging in heartfelt discussions, and we became closer friends over time because of it.

Now I have the opportunity to get to know him a little better by asking him a few questions about his history, his secrets to not getting caught by security, his hilarious personas, and how he was able to work for some of the biggest entertainment companies in the world.

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5 Useful Tips For Hiring And Managing A Successful Virtual Assistant


At the beginning of every entrepreneurial venture, there is typically one amazing ringleader running the entire show – you!

But the larger you scale, the larger the number of varying responsibilities that will require your attention. Being limited to only two hands at any given time, a virtual assistant might just be what you need to help take some of the more tedious tasks off your back.

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Interview With James “King James the Barber” Lazaro – My Network


One of the biggest complaints that I hear most often from my peers is that they don’t “have enough time” to pursue their side hustles or go after their dreams. For 22 year old James Lazaro, in between working a 20 – 40 hour a week job as a waiter and going to school for his Barber’s License, he still managed to make time to grow his business that he started since the young age of 13. It simply begins by taking the first step and actually doing it. Once you start, you will find that you will make the time to work on it, especially if happiness is what motivates you.

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WoW – World Of Workload: Return To Hustle Land


From not having much to do to having a shit ton of work in the blink of an eye, it’s been a surprisingly welcome change of pace so far this October.

For the past 2 months prior, I spent most of my time reoptimizing my eBay listings and providing better and faster customer service. Some days I felt like I could only do so much of it before getting burnt out.

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