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The Digital Nomad’s Guide to Finding an Office Anywhere in the World

| December 14, 2012 | 7 Comments

Now that Matt, the co-founder of Under30CEO, has gone location independent, you might want to do the same. Thankfully, technology has finally caught up to your travel aspirations. First, follow Matt’s guide to breaking free. Once you’ve made arrangements to relocate temporarily or to travel permanently, you’ll need to sort out an office, or a desk, […]

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How to Stop Being Nice and Get What You Really Want

| December 11, 2012 | 29 Comments

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 […]

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Adventure: Why Every Entrepreneur Should Live For It

| November 27, 2012 | 14 Comments

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 […]

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4 Things I’ve Learned from Living and Working in Paradise

| November 20, 2012 | 7 Comments

Over the past 4 months, I’ve had the opportunity to see some of the world’s most remarkable places, living and working remotely.  Here are four key takeaways that I’ve observed seeing the world with a laptop and a backpack, focusing on making life simple… The Happiest People Do the Simplest Things In Costa Rica, Nicaragua, […]

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Confessions of a 26 Year Old Entrepreneur

| November 14, 2012 | 14 Comments

Editor’s introduction: The following is a freehand journal entry by Under30Media Co-founder Matt Wilson.  Matt has been working location independent since this summer and wanted to share with you his view of the world through the eyes of an entrepreneur living and working his ass off from paradise… here i am sitting in bali.  absolutely […]

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Dear Tech World, Please Grow Up

| January 17, 2012 | 17 Comments

Last night I got a call from one of my best friends; this time for a little advice.  He works for a high profile tech startup, is one of hardest workers I know, and is one of the most charismatic guys on the planet…. But like me: He can’t manage his time or personal finances. […]

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Why You Should Treat Your Business Like Your Boring 9-5: Put in as Little As Possible

| January 12, 2012 | 13 Comments

Yup, I said it.  Who remembers their boring 9-5 job, where you slacked off and did as little as possible to get by?  2 hour lunches, coffee breaks that turned into 2 hour lunches, mornings on ESPN and Perez Hilton, shopping trips disguised as doctors appointments.  I even have a friend who goes and sees […]

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Why I Fired My Best Friend

| December 21, 2011 | 32 Comments

“Matt, you just aren’t the type of person that makes those around you better,” I was once told…. while I don’t like to swear, all I can think is “f*ck that guy”.  I’ve never been more insulted in my life. That’s Bulletin Board Material I should pin that quote up in the locker room, or […]

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How to Create an Amazing Network of People Around the Globe

| December 6, 2011 | 5 Comments

It happened.  I’m not exactly sure when and I’m not exactly sure how, but I’ll try to explain.  Three years ago, Jared and I were sitting in his grandparents basement, imagining one day that with Under30CEO we’d be able point to a spot in the globe, show up and have an amazing network of like […]

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Entrepreneurs: Start Asking the Tough Questions

| November 22, 2011 | 11 Comments

For months we’ve been saying it at Under30CEO.  “Why don’t these startups ever get asked the tough questions?…Why doesn’t anyone have the heart to tell them their business is setup to fail?” We’re Guilty Too We’re the biggest cheerleaders out there.  Yay, Gen-Y entrepreneurship we say. But in all seriousness, we run Under30CEO to help […]

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