Practical Travel Tips And Tidbits Of Advice

By Sydney on May 24th 2015 in Mobile Lifestyle 2 comments

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As regular readers know, I love to travel and have been fortunate to go on many adventures around the world. What fascinates me the most besides seeing new sights and tasting new food, are the things I learn along the way. It is eye opening to view different ways of living, exotic flavors, and both […]

Life Lessons From The Lost Boys And The Good Lie

By Sydney on May 18th 2015 in Self Improvement 4 comments

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I watch a lot of movies. Most of them are just for fun and entertainment so I tend to quickly forget the details of the plot a few days later. But every so often I stumble upon a hidden gem that touches my heart, fills me with hope and humility, inspires, and sticks with me. […]

Untemplater Income Report April 2015

By Sydney on May 11th 2015 in Entrepreneurship 10 comments

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April was a great month. The weather warmed up, I stayed rather busy, got to try some new restaurants, and had some great times with family and friends. San Francisco is such a great home base! The days in April went by really fast, but that’s nothing new. I have noticed that I have a […]

Can You Get Unemployment Benefits If You Have A Side Business?

By Sydney on May 4th 2015 in Entrepreneurship 2 comments

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It felt great writing my recent post, How I Negotiated A Severance Package And Got Paid To Quit My Job, and I’m glad that I am able to help spread hope to more people that it is possible to negotiate a severance instead of simply handing in your two weeks notice. Shortly after I published […]

The Best Things In Life Are Free!

By Sydney on April 23rd 2015 in Personal Finance 8 comments

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I’ve always been one to LOVE free stuff. I’m sure a lot of you do too. It doesn’t even have to be something that interesting or of great value for me to get excited about something free. San Francisco is a great city for free things and constantly has me saying, the best things in […]

How I Negotiated A Severance Package And Got Paid To Quit My Job

By Sydney on April 20th 2015 in Career 21 comments

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During the financial crisis, I remember being scared about how bad the markets got and wondering if the nosedive would ever bottom out. Even though I had decent job stability back then, I was still fearful of getting laid off. Little did I know, many years later I would end up eagerly raising my hand […]

How To Make Faster Decisions And Stop Being Indecisive

By Sydney on April 16th 2015 in Productivity 2 comments

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Do you ever feel like there are so many choices that you just can’t make up your mind? It can be enough to drive you crazy! Having choices is great but it can be frustrating, time-consuming, and even debilitating sometimes. But even with a seemingly endless amount of options we can learn how to make […]