Author Archive: Matt Wilson
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.
I’ve been off the radar for a little bit. Not writing much…. In the depths of summer, grinding it out in New York City building a company. Sometimes I ask myself, is this for me? This week I lost my voice. Why? Because I didn’t sleep much. I was at the office at 7:45AM, back […]
Stay Humble My Friends. Just when you think you are crushing it, just when you think that you have it all figured out, just when you think nobody can stop your confidence, someone serves you up a slice of humble pie… I was pretty convinced that I have a lot of awesome stories that other […]
I wrote “You’re Already a Millionaire, All You Have To Do Is Show Up”. How many successful people have you heard say: I always knew I was going to be successful? Maybe it’s supreme confidence, or maybe they realized that they were put on earth to do something and executed upon it, but my article came […]
I just got back from an inspiring couple hours with my friend and Under30CEO contributor Michael Peggs. Throughout the course of a couple beers, we got into some pretty deep, philosophical stuff about life, business, and the future. What came of it was this: Whatever you believe your future to be is true. You just have […]
Matt Wilson: When you started Hurley you were 26. Can you tell us a story from the early days living the surf entrepreneur lifestyle? Joe K: 1980, 26 years old, happily married with Cindy and our young son Joel, teaching Junior High 4 years, waiting tables, exporting surfboards to Japan and managing Hurley Surfboards. And, I […]
If your goal is to live a boring life and be like everyone else, you are probably well on your way. However, if your life goal is to make your own decisions and live on your own terms; look at what the masses are doing, then start doing the opposite. Changing your life isn’t difficult. These […]
Last week, you read about #BeastMode. How to have more energy than ever. While energy is great for hustling, for grinding, and being ontop of your game, let’s face it– your own personal energy is only going to get you so far. What you really need is to be a machine. A well oiled […]
#BeastMode You may have heard the expression coined by NFL Running Back Marshawn Lynch, but do you really have what it takes to go beast mode? How do we get that extra energy to take us to the next level? And more importantly, what do we do with it once we have it, to see […]
I had been struggling. After being abroad in paradise for seven months, adjusting to the grind of New York City was taking it’s toll. I was having a tough time getting back to performing at my peak. The travels were amazing, but I lost 10 lbs of muscle, had gone from 6 meals per day […]
This Memorial Day I woke up feeling strange here in the States. I had no energy and the rainy 45 degree weekend must have had me down. I spent a quiet weekend in the suburbs on the couch, catching up on work… Answering a few hundred emails…. Yawn. Then the weather broke. Yet I still […]