Mike Feldstein

October 2020 at the Warden House.
October 2020 at the Warden House.

Me in 20 Seconds

Let's start from the beginning...

1990

  • Born in Toronto 🇨🇦

2001

  • Earned my black-belt in Taekwondo 🥋

2003

  • I made my first Ebay sale, and got both my parents banned in the process

2005.

  • Sold $30,000 worth of Lacoste shirts in Grade 10

2008

  • Got my first job, got fired 6 weeks later
  • Started Business school at the University of Guelph

2009

  • Dropped out of the University of Guelph 🎓
  • Met my now wife, Rachel.

2010

  • Started a cell phone repair shop and ranked #1 on google for iPhone repair 📱

2011

  • Closed the phone store and started a digital marketing firm.

2013

  • Went to Thailand and trained in Muay Thai 🥊. (I’ve been 5 times in the last 6 years)
  • Decided it was time to focus on NOW money and start FloodExperts.ca to respond the biggest flood in Canadian history. This is when the RapidMethod™ was born. (more to come later.)

2014

  • Started a generator business after the Toronto Ice Storm → Rapid Power⚡

2016

2017

  • Dedicated the year to making better friends & travelling ✈️

2018

  • Sold all my stuff, got rid of my place and tried the Nomad Life
  • Got Married 💍

2019

  • Decided Nomad Life is not for me, came home in the middle of a trip and signed a 2 year lease 🛬
  • Closed my restoration companies

2020

  • Launched Jaspr to help businesses get back to business safely.
  • Our first daughter Aria was born. 👶🏻
  • Moved to Kelowna, BC ⛰️

2021

  • Spent a ton of time with family and thinking about how we want to spend the decade.
  • Moved back to Ontario.

2022

  • Finding a place to call home 🏡

Here’s what I am up to now

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This section exists to hold myself accountable to what I am currently prioritizing . It's also here to share with you 😃

  • In Austin, trying to find “our people” and a place to call home.
  • Embracing winter. Not being in Canada is great, but enjoying the seasonality in Austin.
  • Prioritizing hanging out with my 22 month old daughter, Aria
  • Reading "Deep Work", by Cal Newport & "Stillness Is the Key" by Ryan Holiday.

Updated,

January 10th , 2022

My Favourite Quotes

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"You're not paying for the hour, you're paying for the value the hour brings you" - Jim Rohn

"A project without a corresponding goal is called a hobby." "A goal without a corresponding project, is called a dream." - Tiago Forte

“The question you should be asking isn’t, “what do I want” or “what are my goals?” But “What would excite me?” - Tim Ferriss

"The greatest burden a child must bear is the unlived life of its parents" - Carl jung

10 things I like to know about people you

  • Journaling practice
  • Reading practice
  • Meditation practice
  • Gym practice
  • Who are your mentors
  • Thoughts on home ownership
  • Inbox organization practice
  • Ideal vacation
  • Greatest achievement in the past year
  • Something unique that most people don’t know about you

I made this little Google Form so you could share your answers if you choose to.

Some of my book notes

Who Cares?

I have no idea.

You're the one still reading.

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