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Matt Wilson is co-founder of Under30CEO.

After two years traveling and working from his laptop, Matt's official title became Adventurer in Residence, heading up Under30Media's travel company Under30Experiences.

If Matt is around he will be easy to spot as his long luxurious hair is generally flowing freely in the breeze.

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An Open Letter to Frustrated Entrepreneurs (A Response)

An Open Letter to Frustrated Entrepreneurs (A Response)

| May 22, 2013 | 45 Comments

Last week Daniel DiPiazza wrote “An Open Letter to Frustrated 20 Somethings” on Under30CEO.  It blew up.  The article had over 100 comments on the first day.  Daniel’s premise: If it was up to him, why would he make a “job” or “work” the center of his life?  When someone asks him “what he does”, […]

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7 Ways to Spark Your Creativity Without Leaving Your City

7 Ways to Spark Your Creativity Without Leaving Your City

| May 21, 2013 | 14 Comments

So you’re busy running a company or you haven’t read enough Under30CEO to figure out how to break away from your 9 to 5 job…. You wish you had time to for excitement and adventure but bills and responsibility always seem to bring you back to reality.  Your brain is caught in a rut, and […]

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Enter Now: Trip of a Lifetime Giveaway to Costa Rica via Under30Experiences

Enter Now: Trip of a Lifetime Giveaway to Costa Rica via Under30Experiences

| May 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

To celebrate our newly launched Under30Experiences travel brand we’re excited to announce our Trip of a Lifetime Giveaway on Under30CEO. Join today for a chance to win As busy young professionals looking for inspiration, we need to pack in as much excitement into our trips as possible, and this is exactly the environment we create through […]

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What People Really Want Out of Life: Excitement

What People Really Want Out of Life: Excitement

| May 16, 2013 | 11 Comments

Everyday at Under30CEO we try to help young people get what they really want out of life.  For some it’s money, power, and fame, for others it’s time to spend with friends and family, still others embrace the journey and continue to search for what happiness might mean to them… Last week my friend Marcella […]

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The Number One Metric of 2013: Quality Time

The Number One Metric of 2013: Quality Time

| February 5, 2013 | 8 Comments

The number one asset that you can become obsessed with is your time.  Why?  No matter how filthy rich you are, you can never buy more of it. Your time one Earth is limited.  How much time on average?  78 years for Americans according to the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs.  That’s […]

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How to Win 30 Friends and Influence 30 People

How to Win 30 Friends and Influence 30 People

| February 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

My original post was over 2,000 words.  How to Surround Yourself With a Network of Amazing People.  It outlined all my tips and tricks for knowing everyone under the sun, and more importantly, how to get everyone to know you.  It was my own 2.0 version of How to Win Friends and Influence People.  A […]

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How to Make Big Problems Into Sexy Businesses

How to Make Big Problems Into Sexy Businesses

| January 30, 2013 | 6 Comments

  I couldn’t decide what to title this post.  How do we drive views to a traditionally non-sexy topic like helping the poor?  I see it in our email open rates…  Write a title b*tching about how cold it is and everyone opens it.  Ask people to lend a hand to those less fortunate and nobody even […]

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Why I Hate the Term “Lifestyle Business” & Why It Should Die

Why I Hate the Term “Lifestyle Business” & Why It Should Die

| January 17, 2013 | 24 Comments

I’m sick of it.  The term “Lifestyle Business”. From Wikipedia: A lifestyle business is a business that is set up and run by its founders primarily with the aim of sustaining a particular level of income and no more; or to provide a foundation from which to enjoy a particular lifestyle. Right, I get it, […]

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4 Steps to Freedom, Fun, and Finding Yourself

4 Steps to Freedom, Fun, and Finding Yourself

| January 15, 2013 | 12 Comments

I’m Not Finding Myself Bro. to find oneself  (verb)- accept and make use of one’s personality, abilities, and situation; grow – develop and reach maturity; undergo maturation. I get this all the time.  I’ve been location independent for over 5 months now, and people think I’ve gone mad.  They think I’m like Meetup.com Founder Scott Heiferman […]

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Nobody Likes You When You Break The Rules

Nobody Likes You When You Break The Rules

| January 10, 2013 | 24 Comments

“You need to figure out how to close up shop Matt…” “It’s about time you moved on and worked for someone else…” “That site actually pays your bills?” Quotes from my motivation board.  At an Under30CEO event, Alexis Ohanian, Co-Founder of Reddit told us to make a negative reinforcement board with all the things anyone […]

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