Since I stopped drinking again 30 days ago, I have worked out for 29 days straight. I had my best running times of this year in the last couple of runs. My brain has been working much better – I have a great idea for improving alignment of my team members with Coalition’s goals and I also have begun programming again.… read more “Productive Life”
Month: August 2017
I work with hundreds of employees and hundreds of clients, and have seen all sorts of folks over time. Recently, there have been a couple of really terrible people though… these two basically have been harassing me nonstop to the point that I’ve had to get the police involved. Hopefully the police will be able to resolve this.
Laurel’s Birthday Weekend
I had an idea that it would be interesting to try to buy the Riverside Quarry and turn it into an adult outdoor amusement park. The biggest issue would be liability I think.
Activities that could be offered:
- Rock climbing (clean up the wall a bit more and make sure all the bolts are safe)
- Dirt biking / ATV rentals
- Paintball (have an enclosing fence to prevent balls from flying off)
- Golf driving range?
What is something you’ve done unexpectedly that made you a lot of money?
Nine years ago, I ran a small online shop selling digital automotive gauges called digital-auto-gauges.com. The store wasn’t very successful but I think it had around $20,000 per year in revenue and $4,000 in profit. It took a ton of time to run and I probably only made a few dollars per hour on it after splitting that with my business partner Josh (who now owns his own successful dentistry practice).… read more “What is something you’ve done unexpectedly that made you a lot of money?”
Watching Football is Unethical
Heresy… how can watching football be unethical?
I love watching football and played my senior year of high school (mostly warming the bench). Watching Seattle’s Superbowl victories was thrilling and a great bonding experience with friends.
However, the research shows extremely clearly that football damages the brains of basically all players. The NY Times published an article showing that of 111 NFL brains studied, 110 brains had CTE – a degenerative disease linked to repeated blows to the head.… read more “Watching Football is Unethical”