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Hey hey. I'm Trajan. I'm a minimalist entrepreneur who loves exploring the world (42 countries), learning new things (7 languages) and trying to get better every day (working on my backsquat). I write about entrepreneurship and building an optimized and happy life through systems, good habits and scientific research. Join me and we'll discover how we can build businesses we can be proud of.

Why does Mark Zuckerberg wear the same thing every day?

Mark Zuckerberg wears the same grey shirt every day. The blue jeans, black turtleneck and New Balance running shoes of Steve Jobs are legendary. Einstein had a closet full of the same grey suit. Christopher Nolan wears the same blue shirt and blazer. The list could go on and on. What's...

Mark Zuckerberg wears the same grey shirt every day. The blue jeans, black turtleneck and New Balance running shoes of Steve Jobs are legendary. Einstein had a closet full of the same grey suit. Christopher Nolan wears the same blue shirt and blazer. The list could go on and on. What’s going on with these guys? They wear the same thing every day to cut down on the number of decisions they...

Should you use a financial planner?

I recently sold my house and got some money, which caused me to pause and wonder, "should I get a financial planner?" I used to be a financial planner for several years.  Before that, I worked on Wall Street and before that I got an Honors Bachelors Degree in Finance and...

I recently sold my house and got some money, which caused me to pause and wonder, “should I get a financial planner?” I used to be a financial planner for several years.  Before that, I worked on Wall Street and before that I got an Honors Bachelors Degree in Finance and an MBA in Accounting.  I’ve read hundreds of books on investing.  So I know a little about the subject.  But...

Is it investing or is it tarot card reading?

When the subject of investing comes up for discussion in social circles it's usually the exciting stuff: day trading, crypto currencies, house flipping and technical analysis (reading charts). It's the stuff that's fun to talk about with friends. To trade stories about how you put money into Bitcoin and a...

When the subject of investing comes up for discussion in social circles it’s usually the exciting stuff: day trading, crypto currencies, house flipping and technical analysis (reading charts). It’s the stuff that’s fun to talk about with friends. To trade stories about how you put money into Bitcoin and a week later sold it for double.  Or how you found a stock that was about to...

There’s only one Warren Buffett (and it ain’t you)

An excited friend sits down to tell me about this new stock trading platform founded by a Wall Street hot-shot. While working at a Wall Street investment firm this genius created an incredible algorithm that is able to picks stocks. It's so advanced it can predict when a stock will...

An excited friend sits down to tell me about this new stock trading platform founded by a Wall Street hot-shot. While working at a Wall Street investment firm this genius created an incredible algorithm that is able to picks stocks. It’s so advanced it can predict when a stock will go up and when it will go down. It was so successful that he left Wall Street and started his own company. Now...

Trajan King

Hey hey. I'm Trajan. I'm a minimalist entrepreneur who loves exploring the world (42 countries), learning new things (7 languages) and trying to get better every day (working on my backsquat).

I write about entrepreneurship and building an optimized and happy life through systems, good habits and scientific research.

Join me and we'll discover how we can build businesses we can be proud of.

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