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How to Reduce Stress with an Emergency Fund

Here at Master the Simple, my goal is to help you become an expert of the small stuff so that the big stuff actually becomes manageable. Finances are somewhat of a bedrock for much of life. It's not everything, but becoming proficient in finances will diminish plenty of unnecessary stress in the future. One way … Continue reading How to Reduce Stress with an Emergency Fund

You’ll Understand If You’ve Been Abandoned

Normally I would do a Resource Friday today and give you a resource for personal development. But given the significance of today being Good Friday, I elected to give you a look into my walk of faith. I hope you let me know about yours in the comments! I grew up in the church and … Continue reading You’ll Understand If You’ve Been Abandoned

Humility in the Workplace: Learn from Other Experts

This post contains affiliate links. Us young folks want to impress others with how much we know. That's how I am! If I am working with someone who's older than me, I try to show them how much I know or how much I can do. Sometimes when someone more experienced begins to teach me, … Continue reading Humility in the Workplace: Learn from Other Experts

Get Your Free to Focus Book While You Can Still Get Bonuses!

Hello from Saturday! I want to share a deal I am taking advantage of while you still can as well. It's for productivity expert Michael Hyatt's new book titled Free to Focus: A Total Productivity System to Achieve More by Doing Less. Here's the deal: If you purchase his book from anywhere that sells it and … Continue reading Get Your Free to Focus Book While You Can Still Get Bonuses!

How to Live Forward Everyday (Book Review)

This blog post contains affiliate links. Happy Resource Friday! I'm excited to share a book with you all that I loved (and happens to be an easy read). It's called Living Forward: A Proven Plan to Stop Drifting and Get the Life You Want by Michael Hyatt and Daniel Harkavy. I like Hyatt because of … Continue reading How to Live Forward Everyday (Book Review)

How to Become an Expert in Any Field

We practice the things we want to be good at. Otherwise, we don't actually master them. What are you practicing right now?  As a kid, I took piano lessons. My dad taught my siblings and me for a stint. Then after a break from chopsticks, we took lessons for a few years from a teacher … Continue reading How to Become an Expert in Any Field

4 Ways Taxes are Actually a Good Thing

This post contains affiliate links. I think some taxes are good. I can already hear some of you saying "I literally have no idea what you're talking about." Yeah, it's tax season and financial woes are piling up. I'm a numbers guy and I hate doing my taxes. Last year, I spent upwards of 10 … Continue reading 4 Ways Taxes are Actually a Good Thing

How to Get Unstuck and Find Your Sweet Spot

Happy Friday! I've been toying around with this idea to make Friday a "Resource Friday" and then post about a book, podcast, or article that would add value to you. What do you think? Today's resource is another podcast that I listen to. It's called The Ken Coleman Show. Do you feel stuck where you … Continue reading How to Get Unstuck and Find Your Sweet Spot

Jesus’ Actions That I Don’t Understand

For many years, as I've read through parts of the Gospels, I've been confused by a certain action of Jesus'. Let's look at Mark 7: 31-36. Then he returned from the region of Tyre and went through Sidon to the Sea of Galilee, in the region of the Decapolis. And they brought to him a … Continue reading Jesus’ Actions That I Don’t Understand

Graduated and Clueless Audiobook is on it’​s Way!

Guess what! I'm working on the audio version of my book Graduated and Clueless: How to live like an adult when life is confusing. I'm excited about it! This whole year so far has felt like it has been defined by work. I've been on a pretty big project since January helping to redesign our … Continue reading Graduated and Clueless Audiobook is on it’​s Way!