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Universal Basic Income & Robots

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You may have noticed Bill Gates, Elon Musk and tons of other technology executives talking about the reality in which we will need far less humans for basic tasks like retail, manufacturing, driving and so on – tons of jobs … Continue reading

40oz of Determination

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Over the past few years I’ve dedicated much of my words on Vladville towards calling out the BS I saw as a threat to many people I do business with. As with all fraud, it all comes apart given the … Continue reading

Of Hustlers and Entrepreneurs

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I love my boy Dre. In the 13 years that I’ve known him, he has made every single tshirt, hat, hoodie, jacket, flyer, visor, screen printed junk and piece of apparel ExchangeDefender logo has ever been on. And trust me, … Continue reading

Update on Work-Life Balance

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As many of my long term followers know, I have a workaholics objection to the work-life balance bs. Once I meet someone that has become wildly successful working 8 hour days without compromising ethics or the law I will gladly … Continue reading

Ethics, Faith, Nationality & Business

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There is a saying: It’s just business. Yet most people do not see their own values as separate from their business. It’s even more ridiculous among the millennial managed organizations who start with the social contract first (“Part of profits … Continue reading

Lose your illusion: Why inability to focus and embrace of distractions will leave you confused and unemployed

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Hat tip to Axl Rose. Before I start this motivational rant, let me tell you where I’m coming from. These days I spend most of my OWN/XD time talking to partners and helping them build sustainable, growing businesses. Most of … Continue reading

There is something about Bobby

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One of the best thing about my business is that it gave me the opportunity to travel all over the world and meet some great people. And no matter how nice, many that get to know me eventually say something … Continue reading

Work On Your Business, Not In Your Business

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Every January my readers eagerly await annual predictions and for the first time ever I got several emails about things “not to do, things that won’t matter” and I figured it was time to something funny. But before I get … Continue reading

Big Things In 2015

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It’s the time to look forward to 2016. What’s going to be big in 2016, Vlad, what do I focus on going forward? I’ll get to that in about two weeks because I know everyone loves those posts but right … Continue reading

Oversimplified IT

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One of the most difficult things to discuss with my partners is the obsession with process and details. As a former techie and a developer, I understand, you want to bring the same sense of analytics, control and testing to … Continue reading