A Letter to My Son and Daughter

Derek and Haylee, If you’re reading this, congratulations. You have survived several years on this planet. Now, don’t let that go to your head – most of your peers have accomplished the same feat. I still can’t believe you are now 9 and 5! You went from completely immobile to rolling, then crawling, and now […]

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20 Random Facts About Ed
20 Random Facts About Ed - HI. I'M ED. - BLOG.EDESCOTO.COM

20 Random Facts About Ed If you speak to me in Spanglish and/or memes, I’ll understand you. I have failed at many, many things. But I’ve had a few wins too. I married my high school sweetheart and lived happily ever after. Just kidding. Even though I’ve lived in Texas for almost 10 years, I still […]

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Where Does Inspiration Come From?
Where Does Inspiration Come From? - HI. I'M ED. - BLOG.EDESCOTO.COM

[Average read time: 2 minutes] Inspiration doesn’t normally come from watching television. Inspiration sometimes comes from listening to a speech. Inspiration often comes while reading a book. Good inspiration comes from bad ideas, but only if there are enough of them. Inspiration hates conference rooms, especially conference rooms where there is criticism, personal attacks, or […]

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4 Side Hustles You Can Start Today

[Average read time: 2 minutes] I started my first side hustle long before I ever heard the term “side hustle.” After college, I moved back to Los Angeles and decided to put my after-work hours to use by trying to build an online business. It took quite a bit of work because I didn’t know […]

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If Not Now, When?
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[Average read time: 1 minute] You hear your alarm go off – your eyes open – that makes today a great day. Show up. Care a little more. Embrace possibility. Tell the truth. Expect more from yourself. Stand for something. Swallow your pride. Seek the truth behind the story. Dive deeper. Ask the difficult question. […]

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