The Lazy Way to Success: Book Review

by / ⠀Startup Advice / July 13, 2009

The Lazy Way to Success by Fred Grafton caught my eye instantly. Sometimes I’m a bit embarrassed to read books on how to cheat the system–people scoff at you and say “yup, typical Gen Y” reading a book on how to be lazy, but in reality if someone figured out the lazy way to success and wrote a book on it–you are in idiot if you don’t read…

Tackle Big Problems to Succeed as a Young Entrepreneur

by / ⠀Startup Advice / July 10, 2009

How big are the challenges you are taking on? Are you dreaming big or going after the easy stuff? Are you looking to tackle big problems or sitting back in your comfort zone? Today’s inspiration comes from Tina Seelig’s What I Wish I Knew When I was 20 where she quotes Larry Page, co-founder of Google telling people to have a “healthy disregard for the impossible.” Clearly, the…

75 Reasons to Hate the Rat Race

by / ⠀Startup Advice / July 8, 2009

Author Matt Wilson is co-founder of Under30CEO, challenging people to defy the 9-5, stop doing stuff you hate and get innovative. Wilson graduated from Bryant University with a clear goal of starting his own business and while there, led Bryant University to becoming the Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization of the year and became National Student Leader of the Year. Rat Race–as defined by Wikipedia: A rat race is a…

Unpaid Internships: Secret to Success for Gen Y

by / ⠀Personal Branding Startup Advice / July 7, 2009

John Exley is a 19-year old who is already networking the tough job market. His passions include entrepreneurship, fashion, technology, and helping others to achieve their dreams. He’s a sophomore Interdisciplinary Engineering & Management major at Clarkson University. He is also President of his school’s chapter of the Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization (CEO). Jobs are scarce. Fewer jobs are available, and the pool of qualified candidates is vast. As…

Matt Wilson Dreaming Big

by / ⠀Startup Advice / July 6, 2009

Design Your Life: 15 things in the next 15 years This week’s inspiration brought to you by: Matt Wilson, co-founder http://under30ceo.com . Inspiring people to go out and live the dream. Contact Matt: matt @ under30ceo.com twitter: http://twitter.com/mattwilsontv blog: http://mattwilson.tv Business Venture: I want to host a TV show—highlight awesome entrepreneurs “Living the Dream”, MTV Cribs style. Hang with someone like Jake Burton, founder of Burton Snowboards for…

No Longer Will Big Beat Small. Instead Fast Will Beat Slow

by / ⠀Startup Advice / July 1, 2009

Rob Ianelli is a 23 year old entrepreneur residing on the island of Martha’s Vineyard, MA with his girlfriend Nicole. He is a native of NY and 2007 graduate of American University in Washington DC with a BA in International Relations. His company Hip Visions LLC is behind (2) companies that are an extension of his life, experiences and passion. He likes draft beer, sand on his feet,…

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