Session 2

September 10, 2015

Pencil Flipping for Noobs

Alex Dougal

Basically, sell your soul to the devil because Alex is practicing witchcraft.
Also, go ask him for help if you want to figure this INSANE hobby out. Also also, center of mass is key.

How to begin investing in the financial markets

Justin Kvasnicka

Slide Deck: Download


  • Make your money work for you
  • Start a brokerage account (Justin prefers Vanguard)
  • Don't take depreciating debt (a house is typically an appreciating debt)
  • Cut back on non-essentials, it adds up!
  • Add to investments regularly

Take Pictures Like a Photographer

Chris Holmok

Slide Deck: Download

Pro Tips:

  • Use Shutter Priority or Aperature Priority instead of "Automatic"
  • Shutter speed can make cool things like blurry waterfall artsy photos
  • Shutter speed 1/60 or faster can be hand-held; any slower, use a tripod

Burn more fat

Nam Nguyen

Pro Tips:

  • "Bonk" - Where your mind is willing to continue but your body is not
  • Eat a high fat diet - your body will burn this instead of other things

Drippings of the Rich

Cormac Jonas

Pro Tips:

Frame, Your Face

CJ Hong

Slide Deck: Download

Pro Tips:

  • Half of Austin RMN wears glasses... maybe
  • Choose frames opposite of your face
  • Nobody has an oblong face...
  • ... except Cotter

How to take a business trip

Cotter Cunningham

Slide Deck: Download

"Don't owe pawn guys money."


  • Don't check your bag, always carry-on
  • Put some kind of ID inside your bag
  • Print your itinerary, batteries die ya'll
  • 24-36H before flight, good seats open up

Bench like a boss

Eddie Saenz


  • Tuck & Push
  • Eyes on the bar
  • Dig your shoulders into the bench
  • Touch your chest with the bar, bottom of the rib cage
  • Arch - Touch - Cool