“The main difference was that I was willing to outwork and outdo every competitor who walked in through that door.” — Ann Miura-Ko Ann Miura-Ko (@annimaniac) has been called “the most powerful woman in startups” by Forbes and is a lecturer in entrepreneurship at Stanford. The child of a rocket scientist at NASA, Ann is a Palo Alto native and has been steeped in technology startups from when she was a teenager. Prior to co-founding Floodgate, she worked at Charles River Ventures and McKinsey and Company. Some of Ann’s investments include Lyft, Ayasdi, Xamarin, Refinery29, JoyRun, TaskRabbit, and Modcloth. Given the success of her investments she was on the 2017 Midas List of top 100 venture capitalists. Ann is known for her debate skills (she placed first in the National Tournament of Champions and second in the State of California in high school) and was part of a five-person team at Yale that competed in the Robocup Competition in Paris, France. She has a BSEE from Yale and a PhD from Stanford in math modeling of computer security. She lives with her husband, three kids, and one spoiled dog. Her interests are piano, robots, and gastronomy. Enjoy! #331: “Is That a [...]
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If you look into different ways to earn passive income for any amount of time, then you’ll probably notice that people will also often refer to it as “residual income”.
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Are You Doing It Wrong- A Letter From A Listener
Below is the email I received, and below that is my reply.
I just want to say thank you for doing what you do and providing so much val [...]
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Bad things happen in our past, that’s just part of life. I know, it is much more complex than just those words, however this week I want to discuss th [...]
Jussi Askola writes in Seeking Alpha, “Rental properties are very popular among income investors and retirees. How do I know? All my rental-related articles receive a lot of comments and attention. [...]
How To Get Unstuck
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How To Deal With Emotional Realtors and Their Sellers
In this episode I discuss tips on how to deal with emotional Realtors and their sellers. This came from a Facebook post where a listing agent w [...]
Do I really need a Building Permit? This is a question many people may ask themselves when planning alterations to their home. They are just rolling the dice if they don’t pull building permits. The [...]
How Can I Profit From This
If you are not asking yourself this question each and every time you stop to peek at a shiny investment opportunity you are doing yourself an injustice. In today’s worl [...]
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Don't Be Fooled By Doors Over Dollars
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This mindset can cause lack of focus on profitability, and when we lose focus, we lose money! People with lots of [...]
Where Do I Fit In This Game
This week I discuss where you, the aspiring investor fits into the game of investing. I talk to many people each week who respond to the opportunity to get on a call wit [...]
Few of us can retire at 35 and live for the next 45 years just playing golf and traveling the world, or even living on an island with our feet in the sand enjoying the sun. However, many of us do drea [...]
I find it troubling that investors waste countless hours preparing and delivering offers only to have them quickly dismissed or flat out rejected without any feedback on why the rejection was necessar [...]
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Looking for tips to increase income and not work more hours? If so, you’re not alone.
According to CNN, millions of people are constantly looking for ways to increase their income.
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Our guest, Austin Krajicek, is not only a current coaching client, he is also a professional tennis player who travels the world and ranks #39 in doubles… and he joins us today to talk about hi [...]
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Taking the stress out of buy & hold real estate with The Blissful Investor, Moneeka Sawyer, on today’s episode of The Art of Passive Income.
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“You can systematize innovation even if you can’t completely predict it.”
— Eric Schmidt
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Matt Faircloth, founder of The DeRosa Group, writes “New investors seem to really love the idea of flipping houses. (Thanks, HGTV.)And I get it. It seems glamorous. It seems simple. It seems like i [...]
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