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What I Learned from 2 Weeks in Japan

I’m sure you’ve heard tales of exhausted entrepreneurs setting off on exotic vacations to renew their thirst for enterprising ventures.  The hero returns from a short sabbatical filled with inspiration on how to work harder and bring an increase of cashflow.  This was not my tale. My journey to started with a profuse apology [...]

By |2018-04-06T20:36:03+00:00April 6th, 2018|Brandy's Thoughts|Comments Off on What I Learned from 2 Weeks in Japan

Thriving in a Volatile World, 4 Tips for Commercial Real Estate Agents

I don’t know about you, but this financially volatile world is stressing me out.  Instead of fighting against the madness of the financial world, we should embrace it as the beautiful madness it is!  But how the hell are we supposed to do that? 1. Accepting the human condition. Humans tend to obsess over their [...]

By |2018-01-12T22:59:15+00:00January 12th, 2018|Brandy's Thoughts|Comments Off on Thriving in a Volatile World, 4 Tips for Commercial Real Estate Agents

4 Steps to Getting More Time and Cash Flow

I’ve been reading Tim Ferris’s 4 Hour Work Week and I’m intrigued with the idea of “the new rich.”  This is a concept where you’re not necessarily rich, but you live as the rich do.  Meaning you have enough free time and cash flow to engage in hobbies and travel as if you were wealthy [...]

By |2017-10-25T17:36:49+00:00October 25th, 2017|Brandy's Thoughts|Comments Off on 4 Steps to Getting More Time and Cash Flow

When Working Harder Doesn’t Solve Anything

This article is a little difficult to write.  I really had to dig deep into my soul and tell myself that telling this story may help someone else.  It’s painful to relive and worse to admit.  It’s about when my work began to suck. Let’s travel back to 2011.  I finally had enough clients to [...]

By |2017-10-18T16:48:09+00:00September 27th, 2017|Brandy's Thoughts|Comments Off on When Working Harder Doesn’t Solve Anything

The Death of Retail – As Seen Through the Eyes of an Avocado Toast Eating Millennial

This is a subject near and dear to my heart.  Amazon has been getting some bad press lately about destroying retail as we know it.  Did they really?  Here’s the perspective from an avocado toast eating Millennial that’s also feeling blame for the death of Applebees and breakfast cereal.  Here’s what I think. Department Stores.  [...]

By |2017-08-22T21:54:58+00:00August 28th, 2017|Brandy's Thoughts|Comments Off on The Death of Retail – As Seen Through the Eyes of an Avocado Toast Eating Millennial

Killing the Golden Goose to Collect the Eggs

I’ve personally been struggling with work-style of “burning the candle at both ends”.  After-all, that’s what every “future millionaire” article says to do.  Even Forbes did a story, “Want to Succeed in 2017?  Work Harder Than Everyone Else.”   The business celebrities work on Sundays.  Countless “make more money” articles focus on more working hours to [...]

By |2017-08-16T17:17:17+00:00August 14th, 2017|Brandy's Thoughts, Success Tips|1 Comment