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Long Term Travel…going to Madrid [Travel Tuesdays] 0
by / on March 22, 2011 at 10:39 am / in RokStories, Travel Tuesdays, work life balance

Long Term Travel…going to Madrid [Travel Tuesdays]

One of the most important concepts I took from the Four Hour Work Week was the concept of long term travel.  The concept is simple. Step 1: Get yourself into a job where you work from home. Step 2: Make your “home” anywhere in the world you want for several months to a year at a time.

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Ugly Pancakes 0
by / on February 17, 2011 at 4:38 pm / in RokStories, self improvement

Ugly Pancakes

Merlin Mann talks about how people get to do the awesome things that they do (on Back to Work with Dan Benjamin). How is it that Dan Benjamin or Leo Laporte have great podcast networks? How does John Gruber (who Merlin lovingly…and jokingly refers to as “an angry alcoholic”) have an amazingly popular blog that is considered one of the top tier Apple news and opinion outlets? How does Merlin Mann get paid to “tell dick jokes”?

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You Can Call Me Al 0
by / on July 19, 2010 at 3:37 pm / in RokStories, self improvement

You Can Call Me Al

A man walks down the street He says why am I soft in the middle now Why am I soft in the middle The rest of my life is so hard I need a photo-opportunity I want a shot at redemption Don’t want to end up a cartoon In a cartoon graveyard

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by / on July 8, 2010 at 4:06 pm / in RokScroller, RokStories, self improvement

Falling Down and Getting Up

Back in January, I drafted the first post for superhumanist. It is now early August, and that rough draft hasn’t made it out the door. Maybe I wasn’t quite ready for the ideas I wanted to talk about here. But I am now.

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