Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about the purpose of work.
I fully suspect this to be one of those concerns that is less helped by a quick answer, and more beneficial to chew on, process, test, try, filter, prove and come to a gradual grounding in over time.
Recently a friend asked me for book recommendations concerning investing.
This of course prompted my thinking about investing & real estate in particular, my favorite.
I thought it would be fun to run through some actual numbers & discuss the benefits to real estate investing, that other investments simply do not have.
So here is that run-through, in webinar-type format.
It covers some general thoughts, the down-sides to stocks & mutual funds, the benefits to real estate, and closes with looking at real numbers on two actual deals that I’ve done.
I hope it’s helpful, or in the very least entertaining.
I would love to hear your thoughts, questions, problems, or personal investment philosophies.
I recently stumbled across the following question that has maybe changed my life.
It has certainly increased my output.
Last week we raised the question ‘how should Christians conduct Business in Culture’.
While I’m not exactly sure what the answer to that is, I know one thing that does not set us apart by itself:
This subject has me thinking when I should be sleeping, and that never happens.
What affect should my faith have in my business dealings in the culture I find myself in?
There is an incorrect stereotype out there about what it takes to be a successful business person.
A while ago we were having a conversation with some friends and one of them…
Referrals are truly what make the world go around.
Not google, not the yellow pages, not newspaper ads.
Business Cards may not be dead after all.
Or are they.
Check out this quote from Richard Nixon out and let me know what you think about it.
Good business is art.
How we do things is just as important as what we do.
Notice I didn’t say…