Happy “Let Go Day” to Me!

Happy “Let Go Day” to Me!

Let Go Day -A rally cry for everyone who wishes to break free, do work they love, and live life on their own terms. First coined by Pat Flynn (Smart Passive Income), people all over the world are regaining control of their destiny. The day that you finally break free...

This is Some “Bowl” Shit

The Hollywood Bowl in Portland, Oregon was my first memory of Portland… before I even knew what Portland was. My Dad was an avid bowler and competed on a regular basis and once a year would travel to Portland (from Southern Oregon) to bowl in a big competition....

Personal Challenges

“Don’t be afraid to fail. Don’t waste energy trying to cover up failure. Learn from your failures and go on to the next challenge. It’s OK to fail. If you’re not failing, you’re not growing.” – H. Stanley Judd This quote...

United We Stood…

A few days before 9/11/01, I made the decision to quit my stable job in my small hometown to move to the big city selling high end electronics on commission. It was a risky decision, but I needed a shake up in my world. When I turned on the news this morning 12 years...

Hulu FTW!

Today’s “Social Media Win of the Day” comes from Online Video Service, Hulu. The following is something that took place recently on Facebook and I was fortunate enough to witness it happen. Here is the post that started it all: First off, I love this...

Announcing: derekWwyatt.com v2.0

It’s been a while since I’ve given my personal website any thought. I’ve been so busy trying to keep up with a weekly blog over at CAKE – Consulting and Knowledge Exchange, that I have to beat myself into submission just to personally blog once...

Ramit Will Pay Your Rent or Mortgage!

Here is an interesting promotion from a blog I regularly read: ”I will pay your rent or mortgage” giveaway from Ramit – http://awe.sm/5y32q Sometimes it takes a unique promotion to get people to talk about you. Other times all you have to do is solve a problem...

RIP #FF

I’m going out on a limb here and saying that the old twitter hashtag for “Follow Friday” (#FF) is officially dead. Early on in Twitter’s existence it meant something for people to recommend you on Friday. Follow Friday meant you were among...

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