The Creature from Jekyll Island: A Second Look at the Federal Reserve

Physical Copy: Audiobook: By: Edward Griffin Rating: B This book has been recommended reading by several entrepreneurial thought leaders to further understand the concept of money. “Money is made up,” they say. I didn’t understand what that meant until reading this book. This book is a crash course about the Federal Reserve System (The Fed),Continue reading “The Creature from Jekyll Island: A Second Look at the Federal Reserve”

The Family-First Entrepreneur

Physical Copy: Audiobook: Rating: B+ By: Steven Chou I wrestle with my relationship with work. I can self-medicate with more work. When life is hard, whether it be at home, at work, with friends and family, my health, or even my faith, it is often my reaction to just bury myself in work. Rather thanContinue reading “The Family-First Entrepreneur”

Rich Dad’s Cashflow Quadrant: Guide to Financial Freedom

Physical Copy: Audiobook: By: Robert Kiyosaki Rating: A This is the sequel to Robert Kiyosaki’s best selling book, Rich Dad, Poor Dad. I have read this several times over the years and it strikes me differently in every season of life. The Cashflow Quadrant is a financial concept that classifies people into four distinct categoriesContinue reading “Rich Dad’s Cashflow Quadrant: Guide to Financial Freedom”

James Rollins’ Sigma Force Series

Sometimes you have to mix it up. I recently took a break from business books and turned to some action and adventure fiction instead. I picked up the Sigma Force Series by James Rollins. Think the Da Vinci Code meets Indiana Jones meets Michael Crichton. It is a lot of fun and the series isContinue reading “James Rollins’ Sigma Force Series”

Dove Hunting Adventure in Argentina – June 2023

I am going to make an effort to write down some of my adventures for work and for fun. I don’t want to forget the details and I want my boys to be able to read these later in life. This one is alllllll fun. Last month I spent an entire week in Argentina huntingContinue reading “Dove Hunting Adventure in Argentina – June 2023”

Building an Import/Export Business

Physical Copy: By: Kenneth Weiss Rating: B I started my career dealing with domestic and global regulations within the medical device industry. Shipping products globally was a large part of the business model. I have been curious about what that would look like in my current career of multifamily real estate. There are some inContinue reading “Building an Import/Export Business”

Build: How to Create Private Wealth as a Successful Property Developer

Physical Copy: By: Jim Castagnet Rating: C In an effort to build upon my development knowledge, I have a handful of property development books that I am making my way through. The lesson I learned from this one is that barriers to entry, like regulations, make a huge impact on the viability of a project.Continue reading “Build: How to Create Private Wealth as a Successful Property Developer”

The End Of The World Is Just The Beginning

Physical Copy: Audiobook: By: Peter Zeihan Rating: A- This is the second book I have read by Peter and his most current book. The title is ominous but refers to the forthcoming changes to the globalized economy due to global demographic collapse.  Most countries have been well below the replacement rate of having kids forContinue reading “The End Of The World Is Just The Beginning”