Apartment Checklist (Free Printable + Notion Template)

A picture of a hand writing a checklist in a notebook

With all the changes that's happening out there, if you're out in the market looking for a great new apartment to move into, you've come to the right place. Below are a couple of checklists that may help you stay focused on what's important to you on your hunt for your next oasis. Bonus Tip …

The Most Important Personal Finance Habit Everyone Should Adopt (+ Free Printable to Help You Establish It)

A European currency slipped in the back jeans' pocket, with the text overlay that says "Cash Flow"

The most important step in managing your finances is actually the basic first step that many fail to do: track their finances. Without judgement, without repercussions, just simple recording. But it's that simple habit of documenting transactions that lead to huge insights which can create the biggest ripples of positive changes for you financially. All …

Book Notes: “The Dip” by Seth Godin – Knowing When to Quit

Book cover of "The Dip" by Seth Godin. A stick figure man walking through a dip to get to the peak.

I was always under the impression that successful people finish what they started. In "The Dip", Seth Godin posits that successful people are really serial quitters. They’re just good at determining when to quit and when to stick with it to the end. Godin provides a criteria you can use to do the same: SUMMARY: …

Printable – Daily Expense Logsheet

Best way to get a handle on your expenses is to keep track. Accompanying Article: What Being 40k in Debt Taught Me about Personal Finance Excerpt: "I once had a friend who was extremely generous. She bought her sister a laptop, her parents whatever they wanted and just as she was about to run out …

Writing Method: 7-Point System by Dan Wells (Printable Summaries)

Last year, Dan Wells, author of "I Am Not A Serial Killer" went over a story structure he found in the "Star Trek Narrator's Guide: Roleplaying Game", which he renamed as the 7-Point System.  He generously shared his PowerPoint presentation which can be found here, but as usual, I felt having a summarized version would help: Description of …

Writing Method: Snowflake by Randy Ingermanson (Printable Summaries)

Randy Ingermanson is a theoretical-physicist-turned-author who uses the same left-brain logic from his first career to organize his right-brain's creativity when writing a novel.  He is famously known for his novel structuring process called the Snowflake Method. I find the method to be interesting and helpful, but the actual article expounding it a bit long-winded (approx. 3,500 words in …

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