The Land Geek Weekly Digest

By Mark Podolsky

A weekly newsletter to help you become a better land investor so you can create passive income without renters, rehabs renovations or rodents. Learn more at www.thelandgeek.com/training

A weekly newsletter to help you become a better land investor so you can create passive income without renters, rehabs renovations or rodents. Learn more at www.thelandgeek.com/training

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#380・

The Land Geek Weekly Digest - Issue #380

While Mark is on his vacation, he's asked some fellow Land Geeks to impart their own nuggets of insight and inspiration here. This week, Zen Master, Mike Zaino shares his:

 
#379・

The Land Geek Weekly Digest - Issue #379

This episode of the Art of Passive Income is exclusively dedicated to the team’s favorite resources for personal and professional growth and development. Usually discussed one at a time at the end of each round table discussion, this week you get an abundance…

 
#378・

The Land Geek Weekly Digest - Issue #378

" Trust that the universe is unfolding as it should. ” – Max EhrmannHave you heard the story of the Chinese farmer?A farmer and his son had a beloved horse who helped the family earn a living. One day, the horse ran away and their neighbors exclaimed, “Your h…

 
#377・

The Land Geek Weekly Digest - Issue #377

"You never know when a moment and a few sincere words can have an impact on a life” ~ Zig ZiglarI admit it. I under-communicate.I have my morning routines and meetings and I don't step back enough to think about it and how often I'm communicating effectively.…

 
#376・

The Land Geek Weekly Digest - Issue #376

"If you want real control, drop the illusion of control; let life have you. It does anyway. You’re just telling yourself the story of how it doesn’t. - Byron KatieThings feel out of control to me. Pick anything.Our senseless culture of violence.The stock mark…

 
#375・

The Land Geek Weekly Digest - Issue #375

"If you don’t separate yourself from distractions, your distractions will separate you from your vision/goals and the life you want." Steve HarveyTik Tok, YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat... These apps are on the average teens' "smart" phones. Then most of us hav…

 
#374・

The Land Geek Weekly Digest - Issue #374

“The desire for more positive experience is itself a negative experience. And, paradoxically, the acceptance of one’s negative experience is itself a positive experience. " Mark MansonI've been thinking a lot about my struggles and your struggles in life. Let…

 
#373・

The Land Geek Weekly Digest - Issue #373

"Trust is congruence between what you say and what you do." - Peter DruckerWhen my kids were younger I would take great pride in being a good father using my newfound freedom of time and flexibility to spend with my kids.I would take them to the park and as s…

 
#372・

The Land Geek Weekly Digest - Issue #372

"Other people are the best antidote to the downs of life and the single most reliable up." Martin Seligman, psychologistThink about it: when you're feeling down, what's the best way to pick yourself up? Other people. Whether it's a friend who knows just how t…

 
#371・

The Land Geek Weekly Digest - Issue #371

"Barn's Burnt Down -- Now I Can See the Moon" -Mizuta Masahide, a 17th century Japanese poet and samuraiYou've heard me talk about the Japanese concept of kaizen or continuous improvement.But... I bet you've never heard me speak about the Japanese concept of …

 
#370・

The Land Geek Weekly Digest - Issue #370

"The wind extinguishes a candle but fuels a fire." Nassim TalebOne of the worst times in my life is actually one of the greatest blessings in my life.It was 2010 and I had suddenly lost half of my income. I had to start making tough financial decisions that a…

 
#369・

The Land Geek Weekly Digest - Issue #369

"Man can do what he wills but he cannot will what he wills.” ― Arthur SchopenhauerDo you feel more fulfilled living purposefully or letting the day unfold naturally? Do you try to manage every minute or can you enjoy some idle time and not feel like you're wa…

 
#368・

The Land Geek Weekly Digest - Issue #368

"…failure with clay was more complete and more spectacular than with other forms of art. You are subject to the elements… Any one of the old four--earth, air, fire, water--can betray you and melt, or burst, or shatter--months of work into dust and ashes and s…

 
#367・

The Land Geek Weekly Digest - Issue #367

“I think everybody should get rich and famous and do everything they ever dreamed of so they can see that it’s not the answer.” Jim CarreyI was at dinner the other night talking to a young friend of mine that casually made a comment that his definition of suc…

 
#366・

The Land Geek Weekly Digest - Issue #366

“Having more control over your time and options is becoming one of the most valuable currencies in the world.” Morgan Housel The Psychology of MoneyI remember taking Highway 51 South to Central Blvd from my house to get to my office in the financial district …

 
#365・

The Land Geek Weekly Digest - Issue #365

“There are some things you can't learn from others. You have to pass through the fire.” – Norman DouglasOn the last round table podcast, our guest was Joshua Kalinowski a former Major League Baseball player with the Colorado Rockies.He gave his tip of the wee…

 
#364・

The Land Geek Weekly Digest - Issue #364

“We cannot all do great things, but we can do small things with great love.” – Mother TeresaWhen I first started my land business I was singularly focused on just one thing to bring me any satisfaction... Closing the damn land sale. That was it. If I was goin…

 
#363・

The Land Geek Weekly Digest - Issue #363

“The first step to getting what you want is to have the courage to get rid of what you don’t.” —Zig ZiglarWhat do you want? Do you really know what you want out of life? If you were anything like me you probably have a vague idea. It's sort of swirling around…

 
#362・

The Land Geek Weekly Digest - Issue #362

“I used to think the worst thing in life was to end up all alone. It’s not. The worst thing in life is to end up with people that make you feel all alone.” – Robin WilliamsAccording to a report from the Harvard School of Education 36% of all Americans—includi…

 
#361・

The Land Geek Weekly Digest - Issue #361

“Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.” – Joseph Fort Newton. If you think about it, for a long enough timeline everyone gets paid eventually for their hard work. When I was 13 years old I was gifted $64 or 2 shares of Apple Stock. I liked the stoc…