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Awesome New Media Automation

Awesome New Media Automation

Having the time and resources for regular social media updates can be difficult if not impossible. I’ve noticed a handful of people I follow on Twitter who tweet as much as once every hour or even half hour and have thousands of followers. How do…

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Why The Mongoose Plays Center Position

Why The Mongoose Plays Center Position

Did you know mongooses (yes, that is the proper plural form, apparently) have a functional reason to mimic football players? No joke. And not only that, but there’s an important personal lesson that we can learn from them that I find interesting too. Here’s what…

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What The 4 Hour Work Week Showed Me (Better Than Others)

What The 4 Hour Work Week Showed Me (Better Than Others)

I’ve had my fair share of fleeting interests I’ve dabbled in. Since childhood I’ve had an elusive desire to create, despite not having a clear definition of what my creations were to be. As a kid I went door to door offering to walk neighbors’…

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By The Numbers: Percentage and Volume of Homeschoolers By State

By The Numbers: Percentage and Volume of Homeschoolers By State

This last week, I was curious about the number of homeschoolers in the country and wanted to find out statistics such as ratios and who the top homeschooling states were. Luckily, Ann Zeise of A2Z Homeschooling had already done a great job in compiling all the numbers…

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Your Purpose: What The Personal Hedgehog Can Do For You

Your Purpose: What The Personal Hedgehog Can Do For You

One of my core principles in founding Nucendi was simply figuring out what we want to do with our lives. In his book “Good to Great,” Jim Collins outlines a method to discover what is at the intersection of your skills, passions, and motivation. Once…

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The Threshold for Opportunity

The Threshold for Opportunity

When I was a kid, I was pretty limited in what interests could be available to me. There was only one worthwhile radio station in my town, I could only see movies found in theaters or the rental store, and the only television that held…

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The Long Tail – An Overview

The Long Tail – An Overview

(Inspired by the writings of Chris Anderson and selling “Less of More”) Today I’m going to add my own attempt to a sea of others on a topic that I believe is possibly the most profound realization in our modern culture. This is going to…

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The Ember Allegory

The Ember Allegory

Being small is highly underrated. In our culture, the big hits mentality is the scale by which we qualify things and it permeates every industry we look at. We are all plagued with the expectation of “making it big,” to prove ourselves, and to justify…

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The 6 Super Easy Steps of SEO Research

The 6 Super Easy Steps of SEO Research

I don’t know about you, but before I was interested in business, whenever I heard about search engine optimization and keyword research, it always sounded like this elusive thing that you had to hire someone for. (There are actual jobs for it, after all.) But…

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There Was No Recession…

There Was No Recession…

…A bold statement to make indeed. And I am being facetious, at least to a degree, considering the hard times that have come upon many in recent years. With what has been called “The Great Recession,” countless people have found themselves without work and in…

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