Category Archives: Hacks

Why I started an investment account and what I spend it on

So, I started an investment account around May this year (2015).

Why: I would rather spend my money on investing in myself, rather than spending it on crap.

e.g. take out food, unnecessary luxuries and god knows what else.

How: 5% of whatever I make goes into this account.

e.g. If I make $100 at work, $5 goes into the account.

What: Here’s what investments I have made so far…

Note: I consider spending money on self improvement/development as an investment.
  • 25/5/15 – New jeans. I basically have one good pair of jeans I wear to work.
    My last pair got a hole in them, so I invested in a new pair.

    I consider this an investment as I need to wear decent clothes to work otherwise I would look like a bum and in my opinion looking like a bum makes it much harder for others to give you opportunities.

    Nobody trusts a sloppy looking bum.

  • 13/7/15 – Audible download (Mp3 audio book). The Untethered Soul by Michael Singer (affiliate link).

    I heard the author (Michael Singer) get interviewed on a James Altucher podcast.

    Here is the iTunes link to the James Altucher podcast episode – https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/the-james-altucher-show/id794030859?mt=2 (See episode 119).
    Or if you wanna check the episode out right now you can listen to it online via this link to James’ blog.

    Basically, the book is about finding inner peace (I mean, who doesn’t want more of that right?).

    Books like this should be part of all schooling curriculum’s (in my opinion).

    I wish someone told me about this stuff when I was much younger.

    If you’re feeling down, upset, depressed or stuck… Like me when I bought this book, this will work for you.

  • 3 X monthly payments ($150 $US) to my business coach Jared Elrod AKA. porn star name: J-Rod, AKA. Mexican wrestler name: El Rod.

    His coaching sales page (No affiliate link).
    His website (No affiliate link).

    For me to get shit done I sometimes need someone to hold me accountable… Jared is great for that, even if I have to pay him for it haha.

    Not to mention that he also provides great advice and is a bit of an online O.G.

  • 21/8/15 – Audible download (Mp3 audio book). The Undefeated Mind: On the Science of Constructing an Indestructible Self by Alex Lickerman (Affiliate link).

    I came across this book by accident while surfing Amazon.

    The title took me in…

    “The Undefeated Mind”.

    The title sounded badass and the book so far has turned out to be pretty badass itself. I’m about half way through, but so far, so good.

    As the title denotes, the book is about creating an indestructible self.

    If one had low self esteem/felt mentally weak/was not achieving the success in life they desire I would recommend this book.

So that’s my list of investments so far.

Not one item in that list have I regretted spending money on.

My next investment will most likely be a new laptop. Upgrade to a Mac baby!

Peace.

My woo woo morning and night rituals.

In case the video is not clear.. As it may be a little all over the shop..

Basically, this is what I do morning and night to help set my day straight and help me stay productive and happy.

There is a quote by some one that I cannot remember… “A good night, will lead to a good morning”.

This is why I have started with the evening first.

Evening:

1. Write a to-do list of aprox. 6 items for the next day.

2. Play track number 45 of this podcast… https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/meditation-oasis/id204570355?mt=2.

3. Set a sleep timer within the podcast app/a clock timer for 5 mins.

4. Close eyes and lay down.

5. Feel happiness throughout your body, feel laughter throughout your body (e.g. literally laugh out loud), feel freedom throughout your body. Then feel all three at the exact same time throughout your whole body.

6. Continue on to visualise the tasks you have to do throughout the next day from start to finish. From getting out of bed – to going to sleep the next night.

(Remember to visualise all tasks getting done smoothly, effectively and most importantly ENJOYABLY!).

7. Once the timer goes off go straight to bed as you want to have your to-do list as your last thought before you nod off, so that your subconscious mind will be thinking about these tasks while you sleep e.g. auto-pilot mode, e.g. super convenient, e.g. nice.

Morning:

1. Play track number 45 of this podcast… https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/meditation-oasis/id204570355?mt=2.

2. Set a sleep timer within the podcast app/a clock timer for 5 mins.

3. Sit in chair and close eyes.

4. Try to think of NOTHING for 5 minutes.

Reasoning for this: The mind is like a wild stallion – hard to control. The meditation technique of trying to quieten and control the mind by thinking of nothing is aimed to help you throughout the day to stay mindful of your thoughts. e.g. It is bad to think negatively all day, therefore this technique will further help you to notice your thoughts when you may fall into a negative thinking pattern.

5. Timer goes off. Repeat steps 1-3.

6. Feel happiness throughout your body, feel laughter throughout your body, feel freedom throughout your body. Then feel all three at the exact same time throughout your whole body.

6. Continue on to visualise the tasks to be done today from start to finish. From the first task to be done, to going to bed that night.

(Remember to visualise all tasks getting done smoothly, effectively and most importantly ENJOYABLY!).

7. Once timer goes off you are done.

Try this and see if it improves your productivity.

Make sure you tick off each item on your to do list as you complete each task as this will further improve this technique.

How to get a corporate job with no qualifications hack

I will demonstrate my idea on how to land a corporate job with no qualifications via my insane attempt with Gumtree.com.au.

Okay, so to start things off for anyone who does not know what gumtree.com.au is…

Imagine if eBay and Craigslist met at a bar one night.

And things started to get a little wild.

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How to Sextuple Your Businesses Reach Through “Stunt Marketing”

After I found out about Monopoly Maker Hasbro’s idea to hide real cold hard cash within randomly selected pre-packaged Monopoly play sets…

I could not continue my day without asking myself…

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How to Get a Reply When Cold Emailing Seth Godin, James Altucher and Noah Kagan

“Why didn’t they fecking reply! That email was so good.” – I privately said out loud to myself this morning as I reread the final email pitch that I sent to James Altucher, which was intercepted and eventually ignored by his wife, Claudia Azula Altucher.

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