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FB in a Nutshellother blog: the everyday minimalist
talk to me: contact me here
works: business consultant
net worth: ~$155,000 as of Dec 2011
eats: sashimi, tartiflette, pho
drinks: earl grey cream tea
gadgets: macbook pro 17", ipod touch (pda)
beauty: fb's list of toiletries/makeup
wants: roland rd700-gx piano
reads: ayn rand, tom stanley, sophie kinsella
watches: bones, mentalist, castle, top chef
wears: wrap dresses & necklaces
loves: minimalism, $$ management, traveling
hates: wearing shorts & being late for anything
- All the Things You Buy When You Move
- Multipoint, Meeting Recording, and Content Sharing
- 10 Pieces of Career and Life Advice
- My Cooler of Food for the Road
- When to buy clothes when they are most likely to be discounted
- How to Choose Between Two Good Jobs
- Why giving a gift is not as economically efficient as giving cold, hard cash
- How to Handle Life’s Curveballs
- Calculate how long it’ll take to save double (Rule of 72)
- Tips for Reducing Health Costs
Posted on January 28, 2013 | 1 CommentWhen should you splurge and when should you save? For me, it’s always where I spend most of my time. In sales? On the road a lot? Buy a nice, comfortable car. Splurge, so that you’re COMFORTABLE in the car when you are driving like...
Posted on January 25, 2013 | 8 CommentsOver my years of fashion and style obsession I’ve noticed key things pop up across the board, and they are what I consider stylish essentials that seem to make every outfit perfectly unruffled and effortless: Via Vanessa Jackman 1. Sunglasses I have one pair and...
Posted on January 24, 2013 | 4 CommentsHave you really stopped to think about your lifestyle? Have you stopped to consider whether you are living a lifestyle that you enjoy? Too many of us get caught up in the hustle and bustle of what life is “supposed” to be: House bought with...
Posted on January 23, 2013 | No CommentsApparently, if you are willing (able?) to leave your job, it is the best position to be in to ask for more money. This paper studies the ex-ante effect of worker separations on wage negotiations using matched worker–firm data from The Netherlands. We find that...
Posted on January 21, 2013 | 1 CommentSomeone once made an astute observation that even though I was a freelancer working for myself, I was still a ‘slave to my client’. This, is very true, but not entirely accurate. NOTE: This is just from my perspective as a freelancer. This does NOT...
Posted on January 19, 2013 | 1 CommentOne of the most expensive days of your life could very well be your wedding day. If you aren’t careful, the cost can add up fast. When you consider flowers, food, venue, and the dress, it all starts to become overwhelming. It’s possible to have...
Posted on January 18, 2013 | 1 CommentShort answer? Yes. For women who become entrepreneurs, they have the genes that push them to do it, and they are not influenced by others around them to become entrepreneurs. Women are also taking into account what other people would think of them if they...
Posted on January 17, 2013 | 1 CommentOne of the practices that seems to be making something of a comeback in the United States is bargaining. When you are shopping, whether you are at the department store, or whether you are shopping for a car, negotiation can help you get a better...
Posted on January 16, 2013 | 2 CommentsIsn’t she pretty? Cake-like on the inside, a nice crispy crust on the outside. Not oily, not too sweet, and dense, chocolate-y goodness. Actually, brownies in general are not that hard to make, but I didn’t know that until I tried making them myself. *slaps...
Posted on January 14, 2013 | 1 CommentI was thinking the other day about my rah-rah attitude towards paying more (slightly more, not 500% more) for quality. I came to the conclusion that it wasn’t if I would pay for quality, but when I would consider paying for quality. There are products...