• Know What You Are (Not)

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    One of the best, in my opinion, entrepreneurial books of all time was written by a guy that started out a lot like me. Dreaming big, starting small. He had a new concept and the drive to see it come to fruition. The book doesn’t spend a lot of time talking about business plans, marketing strategies or keeping the books. You see, this book is about brewing beer.

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  • On Travel and Occupying Your Time

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    Tonight I’m headed overseas and thought that I’d like to share the few things I routinely do or bring with me when I take a trip overseas. As I’ve traveled more and more I tend to pack less and less. You probably notice that about yourself. Your first European trip you might have brought two outfits for every day. Your third trip saw you packing underwear and two t-shirts.

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  • Drop Some Knowledge

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    Very often I am asked where I learned how to build furniture (or weld or build anything). Fortunately for us living in the Internet age you can all share in the love and knowledge. Books, videos, blogs – you name it – this woodworker is baring all.

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  • What You (Don’t) Need

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    Way back, I wrote a little bit about my favorite notebook. The great thing about a notebook, and a blog too in some ways, is when you take a moment to open it to the beginning and look back at where you started. In mine, I like to not only record my ideas but what I was thinking or doing at the time too.

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