Is Age a Good Indicator of How Much You’ve Lived?

It doesn’t matter if you’re 15 or 55 – your age is just a number. It just indicates the number of years you have been on this planet. It does not indicate how many years you have lived. A few we...


Managing People Who Are Older Than You? 3 Tips To Solidfy Your Leadership

When you’re running a business in your 20’s, you’re often managing employees who are years older than you and, in some situations, colleagues with decades more experience. When I started buildin...


4 Lessons For Young Entrepreneurs

Doesn’t it just kill ya?  Here you are, you know your stuff, you’ve got 5-10 years of experience and a track record of results to prove it and still, you just know that some potential clients are...


Age Is Nothing But a Number

One of the hardest parts about being a young entrepreneur is actually just being young. An enormous challenge I’ve had to tackle over and over since I started my first serious business during colleg...


Disadvantages of Hiring Younger Employees

Many people mistakenly believe that it is preferable to hire younger workers over their more seasoned colleagues. They believe younger workers are more energetic and are more likely to bring fresh ide...


Downplaying Age – Tips for Under 30 CEOs

Being a CEO in and of itself is a really hard task.  Often times this title is misconstrued as being one that is particularly glamorous and esteem.  However, especially in a startup, the CEO serves ...


7 Ways to Overcome Age and Be Respected as a Young Entrepreneur

Many years ago the barrier to entry into business was high. Starting a new business was extremely difficult for a young twenty something year old not to talk of a young person below the age of 20. Whi...


I Promise I’m Not 17: Turning Your Age Into an Advantage

I was recently back in my hometown of Joplin, MO, having dinner with my parents. We were towards the end of our meal and a family friend stopped by our table to say hi and introduce another couple tha...