Personal Finance Lessons From Former Athletes Who Went Broke

Professional athletes perform jobs that only a select few can accomplish — and are paid handsomely for it. Fans follow players’ every move on the field and, when things sometimes go wrong, away fr...


Have You Failed? 5 Lessons You Can Learn From Failure

Achieving the results you’re aiming for the first time around is rare. The best lessons are learned when things don’t happen the way you want them to and you find out what doesn’t work as planne...


Five Tough Lessons Every Young Entrepreneur Must Learn

Five years ago I was 22, ambitious and inexperienced, and ready to start life as an adult. I had just landed a great job at 20th Century Fox Films and a crystal-clear vision for the future. I was on t...


Lessons From a Young CEO: If I Only Knew Then What I Know Now

Establishing an Established Reputation When the time came for me to open the doors to my own office I was thrilled, positive and confident because that was what was expected of me. I was by no means ...


5 Lessons I’ve Learned by Failing Forward

Fresh out of college, I moved from Sweden to London, England, did an internship and then I set up my own business. It has been a bumpy road and I’ve learned things that no amount of college educatio...


9 Lessons Learned From a Young Entrepreneur’s First 3 Years

1. Be different You have stand out. You have to differentiate yourself. When you’re just getting started, the biggest thing you’ll be vying for is attention. Nobody is going to pay attention to a ...


The Lessons I’ve Learned From Starting a Company

Starting a company is difficult for almost everyone, but especially so for kids in middle school, high school, and even college.  As kids, we’re inexperienced and naïve, and we know what will and ...


5 Business Lessons I Wish I Knew When I Graduated

Thousands of you wide-eyed graduates are walking into the world with one of the weakest job markets in recent history.  You have no desk waiting for you, so entrepreneurship is on your radar under th...


The Biggest Lesson I’ve Learned as an Entrepreneur

In 2008, I started a blog about health and fitness because I wanted to share my story of learning how to be mentally and physically healthy. Fast forward 3 years to present day, and that blog has turn...


26 Lessons Learned From First Time Business Owners

We reached out to some of our most recent Under30CEO Members to ask them about business lessons and surprises they have encountered.  Below are their responses about some of the biggest lessons they ...