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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
“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 […]
Here is our list of best sellers and top books for entrepreneurs and business owners, including our own personal must reads by the top authors in entrepreneurship. “You’ll be the same in five years as you are today, except for the people you meet and the books you read.” — Charlie “Tremendous” Jones This year […]
Want the key to making more money? Stop being so damn nice. I’ve worked on saying “No” for way too long, and I’m still not good enough. For me, it’s nature and nurture. I’m pretty sure I was born nice… On top of that, I was nurtured by the nicest woman alive—my mother. Why isn’t […]
What did I want to be when I grew up? An explorer. Mercantilism, huge risk, huge reward, glory and fame, enormous leadership opportunities, the chance to make your mark on the world. It’s all a young entrepreneur’s dream. Sadly, uncharted waters, and the days of risking your crew’s life to discover new trade routes are […]