18 Things Every 18 Year Old Should Know

18 things every 18 year old should know

From the desk of Victor Pride Subj: How to be 18 again ———————— When you turn 18 you are a free man. You can kick off the shackles and go about your life as you wish. But the plan that is likely laid out for you is a plan destined to fail, so you’ve got… [Read More…]

The Minimalist’s Guide to Getting Rich

From the desk of Victor Pride Subj: Minimize debt to maximize income 101 ————————— “Bills bills bills! I can’t get rich because I have bills to pay!“. Well then get rid of the damn bills and stop buying things. If you want to get rich you have to stop being a consumer or goods and… [Read More…]

Modafinil is Magic in a Bottle

Here’s the thing boys, no one wants to tell you the dirty secrets about what it takes to get to the top. No one wants their competition to have the same advantages. According to the people who don’t come in 1st place it’s wrong to have an edge over the competition. Hey, I wouldn’t want… [Read More…]

How Winning is Done


Morning, friends. And a beautiful morning she is. OK, to be honest it’s night time for me. I’m on the other side of the world at the moment. Bangkok, to be precise. But I did have a nice morning and I hope you do the same. On Bold and Determined I have said over and… [Read More…]

The #1 Piece of Advice for Aspiring Entrepreneurs


From the desk of Victor Pride Location: Saigon ————————– I recently received this email from an excited and aspiring young reader: Uncle Vic! When I signed up for your emails my entire life changed. More specifically, when I read some of the books you recommended (rich dad/poor dad and think and grow rich), I developed… [Read More…]

How You Can Turn Laziness Into Accomplishment

From the desk of Victor Pride Subj: How to use “laziness” as fuel —————— I’ve just returned from Chiang Rai, Thailand. Chiang Rai is in the very north of Thailand, bordering on Laos and Burma. The area is known as the “Golden Triangle” and is famous for “previously” being a heavy opium producing area. I… [Read More…]

How to Go From ‘Skinny Fat’ to Superman


Hello friends. Let’s talk about 6-pack abs and weight training, shall we? Recently I showed an old picture of myself to a lady friend and her exact words were “wow, you were small AND fat”. Which was true, I was skinny and fat. We chuckled a bit but the reality was that my body was completely… [Read More…]

Self Preservation for Smart People

From the desk of Victor Pride Writing location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia ————————— Fight Club is a very famous movie and book. But it is not a movie or book I take inspiration from. You could call Bold and Determined the anti-Fight Club. There’s one line in the movie that goes something like this: “Self improvement… [Read More…]