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20 Things You Should Ask Yourself If You’re Wondering If Entrepreneurship Is Right for You

The dream of entrepreneurship exists in the minds of the ambitious, the ones who believe they can reach for the stars. And in their minds, they can see it. They know what they want to build — and if they don’t know what to build, they know they just want

4 Simple Steps You Should Follow To Turn What You Love Into A Startup

When I was 26 years old, I decided to quit my job and become a freelance writer. At the time, I had no real aspirations of becoming an entrepreneur. I remember having breakfast with my boss and mentor at the time, giving him my 4-weeks notice, and him asking me if

Yes, There Is Such A Thing As Being Too Productive. Here’s How

Contrary to popular belief, there is such a thing as being “too productive.” I like to think about this in two ways: First, you are being “too productive” the moment that your input becomes disproportionate to your output. Let’s use writing as an example. I know a good many writers who feel all sorts

7 Brutal Life Lessons Everyone Has to Learn Multiple Times

How many times does it take to learn the same lesson? Life is not a checklist. It is a practice. The thing with knowledge is that it can decay if left ignored — and that goes for anything. Just because you did it once does not mean it won’t happen again. Or

The Single Best Advice I Was Ever Given As A Founder

Dedicated to: Ron Gibori “When everyone is rattled by the storm, you have to bring the calm.” I will never forget the morning I met my mentor for breakfast and put in my 2-weeks notice. He had been my boss for almost four years. I had gotten the job working for

Have a Dream? Here Are 5 Actionable Steps You Can Take to Make It a Reality

How many times have you watched that documentary on your favorite artist? How many times have you listened to that inspirational podcast? How many times have you watched that YouTube interview with the entrepreneur you idolize? Dreams turn to reality every day. Here’s how you can make yours real too:

Feel Like You Aren’t Good Enough? Here’s The Fastest Way To Overcome Any Insecurity

Insecurity is one of the biggest challenges to overcome — with anything. If you listen closely, whenever someone says they don’t want to do something, or it just “isn’t who they are,” there is often an underlying layer of insecurity holding them back. These are the people who say, “I really want to put

11 Ways to Work Poorly with Creative Professionals

Being a creative person inherently means you enjoy living life according to your own rules. The problem is that then when fellow creatives come together, either brilliant collaboration is born — or violent arguments ensue, both sides fighting in the name of “creative freedom.” Us creative types can be quite

The Hardest Part About Starting Your Own Company (Written By A Founder)

I’m a 28 year old founder, and I spend more time talking to founders of successful companies than I do peers my own age. The reason is because my first (and current) company is a Thought Leadership agency for founders, executives, investors, and industry experts called Digital Press. Not a single

What Makes A Great Startup Employee? These 9 Traits

It takes a certain type of personality to want to work at a startup — and the crucial qualities of startup employees you decide to hire. When I was 26 years old, one of my closest friends and I decided we were going to start a company. He was still in the

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