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FYI: Not All Rules Are Worth Following

FYI: Not All Rules Are Worth Following

| April 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

You don’t have to follow the rules. Not all rules are worth following. They often sound like commands, but they’re not. They are often overlooked — even by those tasked with enforcing them. Remember the old saying: “It’s better to ask forgiveness than permission.” It’s true. And let’s be honest: If you’re not granted forgiveness […]

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Why I Quit My Job To Pursue My Dream

Why I Quit My Job To Pursue My Dream

| April 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

I left my employer of close to 4 years on February 19th, 2015. I worked for an amazing software company called Decipher, which was recently acquired by Focus Vision. Why did I quit my job? To pursue my dream of course. All my life, I’ve wanted to be an entrepreneur; I even studied entrepreneurship in […]

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Training For Life As An Entrepreneur

Training For Life As An Entrepreneur

| April 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Recently I was listening to the final episode of this podcast titled Start Up. In the episode one of the first investors in Uber was talking about Uber CEO Travis Kalanick’s quirks and really calling attention to how strange a species guys like him are. This got me thinking about how strange all successful entrepreneurs […]

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Kanye Gave Me The Green Light

Kanye Gave Me The Green Light

| April 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Recently, I had the opportunity to attend a veterans hiring training program. The program was presented by The Coalition for Government Procurement. The primary purpose of the event was to share veteran hiring strategies with hiring managers and employment recruiters. A considerable amount of notable companies were represented at the event: i.e. General Dynamics, Harris […]

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Listening To Your Gut

Listening To Your Gut

| March 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

How to give yourself some credit and realize that you know more than you think you know. Have you ever had a “gut” feeling? Also called a hunch, a feeling, and intuition. Pretty much everyone has. A gut feeling is when you feel very strongly about something even when you cannot see the whole picture. […]

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Trep Travels – Interview with Hipmunk’s Adam Goldstein

Trep Travels – Interview with Hipmunk’s Adam Goldstein

| March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

 Hiscox Courageous Entrepreneur Interview Series This is part nine of the ten part series. Follow the Hiscox Courageous Entrepreneur interview series on Under30CEO.com. Interview Series Sponsored by Hiscox Small Business Insurance.  Hiscox specializes in protecting IT/technology, marketing, consulting, health and beauty, photography and many other professional services businesses, tailoring coverage to the specific risks in your industry. The day […]

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The Definition of Success

The Definition of Success

| March 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

I was watching a documentary called Nothing To Lose about the Co-founder of Visalus, Ryan Blair, and heard something that really caught my attention: In 1806, the definition of Success in the Webster dictionary was to be fortunate, happy, kind and prosperous. In 2013 the definition of success is the attainment of wealth, fame and […]

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7 Things I Learned Dropping out of College to Start a Hedge Fund

7 Things I Learned Dropping out of College to Start a Hedge Fund

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

When I was 20, I made a bold decision that would forever change my life; I dropped out of University. All of my friends and family thought I had lost my mind. I told them I wanted to be an entrepreneur. I tried college but I just kept thinking to myself, I needed to be […]

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3 Lessons From Social Psychology You Should Never Forget

3 Lessons From Social Psychology You Should Never Forget

| March 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Here are three life lessons you can learn from social psychology. They are three human biases that are viciously common. They can ruin your finances, your career and they your relationships. Each bias has a quick snippet of advice that may help you avoid it in the future. Hyperbolic Discounting – ruins your finances This […]

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The Real Reason You’re Not Successful

The Real Reason You’re Not Successful

| March 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

We’re in the middle of a success crisis. The conventional routes to success have completely dried up. We’re graduating college without job opportunities. We’re overqualified for underpaid work. There’s simply not enough security to hold down the same job for 20 or 30 years like our parents did. Not to mention escalating student loans, evaporated […]

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