I’m not one to give my daughter big talks. I’ve never pretended that my experiences growing up a male was the same as growing up a female. I would rather show her through my actions. Setting norms. Normal for your parents to get up at 4:15 to get some exercise. Normal to travel around the world because its better to see history that to read about it. That money can get you nice things but experiences don’t all have to be expensive.
The ONLY thing that I always harped on was don’t build a bag of excuses. So many people make excuses as to why they did or didn’t do things. When she knew things were going to be difficult she seem to start preparing reasons why she wasn’t going to do well. I called it filling up her bad of excuses to draw from. It was easy to spot. A big race coming up would always have some kind of potential injury the week before. A test could have an illness. It was mentally easier for her to have a reason why it didn’t go well just in case it didn’t. It was a coping mechanism.
It was something I worked on. Letting her know that doing poorly was completely fine. Some excuses were fine. Saying you didn’t train as hard as you needed that season to be up in the front of the race is completely fine. That’s not a knock on the training, it’s merely sharing the knowledge that you understand what it takes to be in the front, the middle or the back. I was always good with a “I didn’t study hard enough” when a bad grade came. Although her bad grade was an A- because I was smart enough to have tutors because I’m not good past 5th grade homework.
We’re still working on those excuses, even as a 23-year-old but she is terrific about knowing why she gets results and what actions yield results without bringing in 3rd party reasons. Knowing it’s ok to say, I’m not good enough today. Or I’m not feeling this today. That is life and not every day can be special or it won’t be a special day. Great moments don’t come with every attempt so enjoy the moment, the training, the studying, and the learning. The journey. Don’t create a why things happened. They are a result of actions in advance and our only job is to figure out if the actions in advance achieved the results expected. If they did then move along. She has and it made the pressure of life much easier.
Domain of the Day: CoffeeKing.com Taken in 41 extensions and you know there are dozens of companies that hang this name on their sign
Quote of the Day: “I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse.” – Florence Nightingale
Namejet, Sedo, and Catched.com Names at Auction
Sex.xyz Auction ends today. Obviously a great name but renewal I assume is costly
SEDO has a big “Green” Auction going on
6.pe Closes Today Hard to find single digits in any ICANN tld. The last single numerics did pretty well at Catched
GreenDesign.es Catched gets great keywords in .es and they seem to sell. Not sure about resale
Lalala.xyz Taken in 124 extensions so that alone gives this some value
Diablos.com The Devils
EnergyMatters.com good play on words. Matters as in its important and matters as in topics
CannabisSweets.com Might as well taste good too
Sportscaster.com Namejet just put this one up for auction
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VegasCasinos.com Vegas is nothing but casinos. Great name for a guide
TokenMe.com Number one name on the board today. Look at that price. Crypto is alive
CH8.com 3 Character. 8 helps. Channel 8 is what I see but people are dropping channels now since Youtube TV and others don’t use
420Rentals.com The Air BnB of cannabis friendly rentals
TexasPlasticSurgery.com Great marketing name. One enlargement will pay for the name
GPCF.com Only taken in 15 extensions so a $500-$800 wholesale name but the letters seem better than that
FootballHelmets.com Big enough category that you can build it out. Mid four figures at wholesale is my guess
RacistSandwich.com Obviously a previous site. The name alone definitely not worth this much
TireExpress.com 1999 domain. I would get my new tires there
TerraDrone.com The company that is all the results has a hyphen and on the dot net. Taken in 24 extensions
NextPitch.com Baseball or venture capital
ChatWithAi.com AI is as hot as you can get. Doesn’t even have to be a great name
Radiola.com Sounds like a tech company from the 50’s
Hydrodyne.com 24 years old name
23311.com I think pattern gets this to 3K or 3X from here
Kluy.com as in Guy. Pronounceable 4L is 4 figures or more
TechSolutions.org Taken in 134 extensions so the org definitely has good value
FastTow.com Good if you have a broken down car. Bad if you are parked illegally
Lots of Numerics below if that’s your thing
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