Saturday, March 31, 2018

1st Quarter Spending (edited)...


Forecast versus Actual (edited below)....





After clearing my debt plate in 2017, I decided to start telling my money what to do in 2018, versus what I’ve done most of my life to date…

While prepaying insurances and vacation for the year is a good way of getting ahead of the game, I underestimated the impact on savings/investments. However, this should allow me to save even more the remainder of the year. I also paid some stupid tax (long story), but all in all, I feel really good about my financial first quarter and look forward to my actual spending falling more in line with my budget as the year progresses….

Sunday, March 11, 2018

Weekly Retrospective....


What I’m reading:  Unshakeable by Tony Robbins, The Man Diet by Chad Howse and The Book of Deuteronomy

What I’m listening to:  Ray Dalio investing podcasts ....

Where I’m failingNon-profit planning ….

Where I’m succeeding: Finishing – Completed Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification in one week….

What I’m grateful for: Life ….

Quote that has me thinking“It’s not the years in your life that count; It’s the life in your years” – Abraham Lincoln

What I’m excited aboutHelping my daughter plan out and build a fire pit for her new house this week ….

What I’ve been pondering: The next five ….

Saturday, March 10, 2018

Where It All Began....


Six Sigma Green Belt Course...


Started the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification Course last Sunday. Didn’t do much else other than work and sleep the past week. As usual, hard work and persistence pays off…



Thursday, March 8, 2018

The Man Show...




Please check out the first YouTube episode of The Man Show by Chad Howse. Also check out his new free book…


http://www.themandietbook.com/

Friday, March 2, 2018

Join Me in Supporting a Great Cause....


All,

Check out my good friend Cole’s LinkedIn post as he prepares for an awesome challenge for an even greater cause. Please join in me in donating to this effort to support those who made great sacrifices for us and our country.