Goals & Challenges Archives – Trajan King

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The Employee Every Business Owner Needs Now

I give a lot of thought to money.  I agree with Jonathan Swift when he said, "A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart."  Since I was a teenager, I've refined my philosophy about money and its uses.  I've read all the major books...

I give a lot of thought to money.  I agree with Jonathan Swift when he said, “A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart.”  Since I was a teenager, I’ve refined my philosophy about money and its uses.  I’ve read all the major books on investment strategy, including all of Warren Buffett’s annual reports from Berkshire Hathaway and books by hedge...

You Don’t Need Motivation. You Need Education!

There are so many resources, inspirational books and motivational videos on the Internet.   I really enjoy reading and watching a lot of them.  There are a lot of people who do a great job motivating entrepreneurs by telling inspirational stories of people who have succeeded.  It's entertaining and fun to...

There are so many resources, inspirational books and motivational videos on the Internet.   I really enjoy reading and watching a lot of them.  There are a lot of people who do a great job motivating entrepreneurs by telling inspirational stories of people who have succeeded.  It’s entertaining and fun to read and watch those stories. You should ignore all of them. You Don’t Need...

What are we really working for?

Why do we put ourselves through the self-imposed trials of entrepreneurship?  I got thinking about this after a deep conversation with my 3 year old niece.  As I was leaving for work we had this conversion: 3 year old:  Where are you going? Trajan: To the office. 3 year old: Why? Trajan:  To work. 3...

Why do we put ourselves through the self-imposed trials of entrepreneurship?  I got thinking about this after a deep conversation with my 3 year old niece.  As I was leaving for work we had this conversion: 3 year old:  Where are you going? Trajan: To the office. 3 year old: Why? Trajan:  To work. 3 year old: Why? Trajan: To make money. 3 year old: Why? Trajan: So I can buy things? 3 year old:...

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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