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The Hard Truth You Need to Know Before Becoming an Online Entrepreneur

Like every other person who stumbled into online entrepreneurship, I also fell for the surreal promises of working from a beach and traveling to a different city every other day. You know the drill. There are tons and tons of people selling courses that are supposed to make you rich in a month with some […]

Successful Founder on Starting Your Own Business

Alli Webb, the successful founder of Drybar, shares the best (and worst) career advice she’s ever received. Like many of the best business ideas, Drybar, a chain of hair salons specializing in blowouts, was inspired by a personal need. Founder Alli Webb knows from experience that the right hairstyle can have a significant impact on your self-confidence, and it was her […]

Law of Attraction Says You Should Be Faking It

“Fake it until you make it” is common advice for anyone stepping into a new role or filling large shoes. What are they really saying when using this old phrase? And is this something you should be listening to? Discover why “faking it” may be your best bet to achieving your next big goal! Visualization […]

6 Ways to Stop Overthinking Everything

Photo by Štefan Štefančík on Unsplash My grandmother once said, “Most of the things you worry about will never happen while you worry and overthink.” However, the habit was difficult to resist. I used to overthink every aspect of my professional life and focus on the “worst-case scenarios” to protect myself against the feeling of facing disappointment. Source: […]

Stop Waiting There Is No Right Time to Start Your Business

Photo by Chris Spiegl on Unsplash Keep growing, learning and moving forward. You can’t be great if you don’t commit to the first step. According to banking behemoth JPMorgan, there’s an 18 percent chance of an economic recession during the next year. The risk increases to 52 percent within the next two years and reaches a staggering 72 percent by […]

After Spending A Day With Gary Vaynerchuk

Gary Vaynerchuk was in Melbourne recently and I spent the day listening to his advice. A lot of what he said was like a slap in the face combined with a bucket of cold water thrown on my head every ten minutes or so. He speaks the truth and he does not hold back. He’s gone from […]

5 Lessons Learned From the World’s Greatest Uber Driver

We’re all entrepreneurs even if we don’t realize it. When a customer experience sends chills down our spine, we remember it. Source: 5 Lessons Learned From the World’s Greatest Uber Driver

This is what determines whether or not most people will become successful in life

Never before, in the entire history of the human race, has it been easier to waste time. In fact, our entire digital culture encourages each and every one of us to remain connected, busy, and distracted from our own emotional wants and needs. So, what is the 1 factor that separates those who become successful […]

24 Books Successful People Read

People who do great things typically are serious about self-improvement. People who do great things typically are serious about self-improvement, which often is served in the form of a book. Here are two dozen good ones, recommended by founders, executives, and other high achievers. Source: 24 Books Successful People Read

What Education Do You Need To Become A Freelancer?

Photo by Ali Yahya on Unsplash For many, working as a freelancer is a great path to self-employment. Freelancers often enjoy the autonomy and other benefits of entrepreneurship. At the same time, they don’t have all of the overhead and concerns of other business owners. For example, freelancers don’t have to woo investors or search for an office. […]

A Few Thoughts For Entrepreneurs Wrestling With Depression

Photo by Austin Distel on Unsplash Entrepreneurs wrestling with depression. Entrepreneurs are, if nothing else, creators. They thrive on the unknown and live to create something out of nothing. With that drive, however, comes an increased risk of depression and mental illness. Source: A Few Thoughts For Entrepreneurs Wrestling With Depression

First Startup, New Career? Let’s Talk Money, Attitude, and Patience

Photo by Marius Ciocirlan on Unsplash Someone asked me the other day: “In shifting from job to passion, what is the single biggest challenge, frustration or problem that you have been struggling with?” First off: There is no “OR.” It’s challenges AND frustrations AND problems. That is why I unpacked the question and shared my Number One in […]