wdhaines

Joined June 04, 2018

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On Complexity, Diminishing Returns, and Personal Finance (Part 2)

Posted By wdhaines on Self Improvement

https://www.itcanbeeasilydone.com - Welcome Back Welcome to part 2 of my 3 part series examining the ROI of the various major investment decisions that I made over the past decade while building my nest egg. For those of you just joining us, we’re backtesting 5 decisions I made on an investor who starts saving 10% of their $10k […]

On Complexity, Diminishing Returns, and Personal Finance (Part 3)

Posted By wdhaines on Self Improvement

https://www.itcanbeeasilydone.com - The Final Frontier? In the previous two sections (part 1 and part 2), we considered the relative impact of my financial decision over the past decade on my net worth. Most of the advice was pretty standard and the results were only mildly surprising. Today I’m going to wrap up this series with a few […]

How to Achieve Your Goals: Four Steps to a Personal Epiphany

Posted By wdhaines on Self Improvement

https://www.itcanbeeasilydone.com - “I already know what I need to do. I just need to buckle down and do it.” – Me last year “I already know what I need to do. I just need to buckle down and do it.” – Me today “I already know what I need to do. I just need to buckle down […]

On Complexity, Diminishing Returns, and Personal Finance (Part 1)

Posted By wdhaines on Self Improvement

https://www.itcanbeeasilydone.com - Intro: The Pareto Principle Applied Today I’m going to switch up my approach and instead of writing another guide, create a multi-part personal case study. Over the past decade and a half I’ve been fascinated by personal finance and investing and have read dozens (probably hundreds) of books, papers, and articles on the topic. I’ve […]

The Secret Weapon: A Review of Complice on LifeDev

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https://www.itcanbeeasilydone.com - The Secret Sauce Behind this Site Complice is my accomplice in productivity and effectiveness. Over the past 6 months, I’ve been working on “It Can Be Easily Done” using a really helpful online todo list/journal hybrid called Complice. Well, the secret is out… check out my guest review of Complice on LifeDev to learn more about […]

Agile Everywhere: How to Cope with Change at Work

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https://www.itcanbeeasilydone.com - An Overview of Applying Agile Methods to Your Work A guest post on Flipping Heck I’ve spent about a decade leading so-called “agile” teams to build software under conditions of extreme uncertainty.  Over that time, I’ve learned that agile techniques aren’t just for tech teams. They can make anyone more effective at work, whether or […]