Lessons Learned

Follow along as I document my journey

The Power Of The 4R Document

Giving your team members clarity on their role and how it impacts the business is one of the most important things you can do as a leader. I believe every team member truly wants to do a great job. If they are an under-performer in your eyes there is a great chance they aren’t clear … Continued

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The Daily Habit Tracker Spreadsheet

Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. Jim Ryun If you have done any amount of reading on my blog then you know I am very goal oriented. I make goals every year and now every month to keep me focused and to remind me of what I want to … Continued

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Project Management Insights + A Few Pro-Tips

Below is a collection of project management insights I have gained from my time with Carrot. Project Management Is Hard A lot of work goes into completing a successful project. You have to negotiate priorities, align resources, and get buy-in from team members. Estimating Project Completion Dates Is Tricky No matter hard you try, something will come … Continued

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[Comprehensive] Carrot Website Review For 2019

InvestorCarrot websites industry-leading real estate investor websites. But InvestorCarrot (carrot.com) offers much more than just a website. In honor of full transparency, I work for InvestorCarrot. But I strongly believe in the product (hence why I work for Carrot) and have a first-hand look at how well the platform actually works. Here is a Carrot … Continued

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The Absolute Best Real Estate Investing Websites

Looking to launch a real estate investor website? If so, you are probably curious who makes the best real estate investing websites. It can be overwhelming with how many options you have when trying to get your real estate business online. When it’s all said and done you have two choices with building out your … Continued

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How To Optimize Images For Your WordPress Blog

If you run a WordPress blog then chances are you upload images to it. A well designed WordPress blog will give you multiple ways to layout your images. But there are some technical aspects to consider when uploading large files to your WordPress blog. The biggest consideration is performance. For every image you upload, your … Continued

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SEO Keywords For Real Estate Investors

Keywords are the lifeblood of any real estate investors online marketing strategy. SEO keywords are the highest performing and highest ROI marketing strategy an investor can have. If you dominate your market’s SEO keywords for phrases like “We buy houses Vancouver” then you can bet that you are going to generate leads online with very … Continued

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What I Learned From My February Goal

Ouch, another failed month of trying to complete a 30-day challenge. February’s goal was a miss. It’s fair to say that I am a little disappointed. The whole point of these 30-day challenges was to create a pattern disrupt and break some bad habits by forming new ones. So far, not so good. But I … Continued

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4 Of My Favorite Carrot Features & Why You Should Use Them

Want the quick rundown of 4 of my favorite Carrot features? Auto Complete Address Field SMS text notifications Campaign tracking links Featured blog post images For those unaware, I work for InvestorCarrot. I help out with the marketing and day to day operations. I have the pleasure of interacting with a lot of members in … Continued

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What I Learned From My January Goal

If you look here you will see that my January goal was to try and read the Bible every day for 30 days. I failed. In this post I want to break down why I wasn’t able to follow through with, what I thought, was an easy 30-day challenge. Some of the things I have … Continued

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WithCoach Review – Online Course Management Software

WithCoach rebranded to Podia. Building an online course with Coach is really easy. I wanted to give this withcoach review more stars. Maybe I will update the review in the future as more features roll out. This review is going to focus more on the tools and service itself (what you can and can’t do in … Continued

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How To Use Sweet Alert With Rails

I was tired of the boring looking confirm info box in my rails app. A quick Google search and I found Sweet Alerts. I struggled to get this to work in my Ruby on Rails project for a couple reasons. First, if you wanted to download the source files of Sweet Alerts and include them … Continued