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Welcome to a multi-part series on creating my first online course. Check out Part 4 on de-risking with an MVP. When you blog for a living, you're constantly swimming in an ocean of noise. With every written post, glib tweet, and sent newsletter comes a surfeit...

When it comes to budgeting and spending, there are two types of people in the world. The Micro-Managers who track the movement of every single penny. And The Avoiders who cover their noses and just trust that spending < income, so everything must be good....

Welcome to a multi-part series on creating my first online course. Check out Part 3 on hiring a coach. One of the most frustrating parts as an entrepreneur takes place each morning. Technically the day starts with an abundant source of energy and a clean slate....

"I’m jealous of everyone who had the balls to do something that made them happy" lamented a seasoned portfolio manager at his fifteenth Harvard Business School Reunion. As the protagonist in Charle's Duhigg's recent Sunday New York Times ball-breaker America's Elite: Wealthy, Successful and Miserable,...

Welcome to a multi-part series on creating my first online course. Check out Part 2 here. I can confidently say that RadReads is finding its rhythm. The blog and newsletter have found a comfortable cadence and together act as a flywheel for a budding coaching practice...

The children's book The Color Monster features a hot mess of a protagonist. The monster's emotional wires are criss-crossed, preventing him from seeing or thinking clearly. His internal state of mind is a flummoxed combo of red (anger), green (calm), blue (sadness), yellow (happiness), and...

You don’t need to have F.U. money to be financially independent. In fact, you don’t even need to be rich. I’ve developed a framework to achieve financial security and independence, while living a fulfilling life. I'm not feeling FIRE The FIRE (aka Financial Independence, Retire Early) movement is...

Passive income is the Daenerys Targaryen of personal finance. It scorches the earth of our work-centric society giving birth to freedom, pleasure and financial independence. It anchors so many calculations, such as the never-ending quest find your tipping point, or your "Number." The allure of The...