Why Risk Isn’t Real and What it Really Means

What would you do if you knew you wouldn’t fail? What would you do if you were fearless? You may have pondered these questions before, but have you really ever explored the edge?  Do you really kno...


Announcing the Under30CEO Awards 2014 – Applications Open

If you’re a young entrepreneur under the age of 30 in the United States you can enter the Under30CEO Awards! We are looking for rising stars that are making moves and disrupting industries. Appl...


It’s the 21st Century: Innovate, Experiment, & Grow

Today’s twentysomethings are lost in many ways. It’s a tricky world to live in, vastly different from the one in which our parents grew up. We were promised a world full of jobs, opportunities, an...


Wake up Now! The Generation Y Prerogative

  AVICII’s Wake me up lyrics recently spoke to me while driving my car on the way to work.  Time stopped and I saw this girl about to turn 29, trapped in a traffic jam, her nemesis, and listening ...


11 Disastrous Pitfalls to Avoid When Running Your Own Business

I believe that mistakes and failures are essential to eventual success. I also believe that there are some lessons that can’t easily be taught, and need to be learned through experience. Having run ...


20 Lessons I’ve Learned By 25

Life can hit you hard sometimes you have to pick yourself up, dust yourself off, use the hard lessons learned and move on.  Over the years I’ve had my own share of struggles, challenges, disappoint...


9 Lessons From My Internship With Seth Godin

After ten days of silent meditation, I powered up my iPhone to check my email, the first message was from Seth Godin – telling me I was picked for his short summer internship. An intense feeling o...


A Response to 9 Reasons to Quit: 9 Reasons Not to Quit

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote an article 9 Reasons to Quit, I was touched by dozens of people who reached out to me saying how the article resonated with them. But I didn’t want people to get the w...


Be a Quitter! 9 Things That Will Teach You to Quit

  How many times have you told someone or yourself to ‘never give up’? I know that I’ve done it many, many times. As I cycled 450km through one of the world’s toughest mountai...


How The Top 1% Actually Makes Progress (aka the Seinfeld Solution)

Productivity sucks. For one, it’s hard. I mean, let’s face it – every single time I sit down to “get something done”, it almost never happens. At first, I thought it was ...