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10 Misconceptions People Have About Ambitious Entrepreneurs

Going against the grain isn’t easy. Sure, the title of being an “entrepreneur” in today’s world is a lot cooler than it used to be. But that doesn’t make the process any less difficult. Being an entrepreneur still means enduring a lot of tough lessons, hearing “No” too many times

How We Decided Who Should Be CEO, And Who Should Be COO

When I first started Digital Press with Drew Reggie, we were founder and co-founder. We split all ownership 50/50, and set out to build the company together, however, I assumed the role of “founder” for a few reasons: I have a strong personal brand on the Internet. I am heavily involved in the

Got A Startup? Here Are 3 Rules For Raising Money

Building a company of my own has taught me one very simple, very basic, and yet very complicated rule about entrepreneurship: How much time you’ve spent on it doesn’t matter. How hard you’ve worked on it doesn’t matter. How many people around you who think (or don’t think) you’re going to

Is It Still Possible To Gain Traction On Instagram? 3 Simple Ways To Get Started In 2019

When it comes to effective digital marketing strategies, one of the most common questions people ask is, “Is it still possible to gain traction on Instagram?” Short answer: yes. Long answer: let me explain why. It really doesn’t matter what platform you’re talking about, it’s “always” possible to be successful

Attention Future Millionaires: You Should Know These 5 Things Before Turning 29

I’ve never hung out with people my own age. From the moment I logged into my first MMORPG, the World of Warcraft, as a video-game addicted 14 year old, I’ve spent more time with people twice, sometimes three times my age than I have my own peers. All throughout high school, I didn’t have

There’s A Reason No One Is Reading Your Content. Here’s Your Answer

I’ve experienced this same scenario more times than I can count: I find my way to a Venture Capital firm’s website. On the footer, I see a few social links. One of them is a link to their Medium blog (or the personal Medium page of one of the firm’s partners).

Stop Ignoring These 7 Inspiring Truths (and Become Your Best Self Today)

People know who they have the potential to be. The challenge is seeing that process through. Self-development is an art. It takes time. It requires patience. It asks you to step outside your comfort zone. It is challenging — and that’s the point. However, the biggest challenge when it comes to self-development is

9 Sad Reasons People Stay in Jobs They Don’t Like (Even Though They Always Talk About Leaving)

I never understood why people complained about their jobs, and yet didn’t take any action toward changing the situation for themselves. They go on and on about how they are mistreated, or undervalued, or underpaid, or bored, or “burned out,” or don’t like the people they work with, and yet

Retirement Isn’t the Only Thing Millennials Should Be Saving for (This One Is Crucial Too)

Ok, Millennials. Listen up. Here’s what nobody teaches you in school. Sure, we memorized the capitals of all 50 states. We learned how to find the hypotenuse. We learned how to say, “I would like a cheeseburger, please,” in French. But nobody told us how to manage our money effectively. Nobody explained what

If You Have These 3 Things in Place, You Will Master Any Industry

Habits are universal. We are all human. Which means that success and how it is achieved is also largely universal. What someone learns in one industry is often extremely similar to what someone learns in a completely opposite industry — when reduced down to their simplest habits. Regardless of what industry you

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