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This is the first article of my #StayStoic entries — a series of personal reflections on living a more meaningful life through Stoicism.

Why Stoicism?

I was first introduced to Stoicism when I discovered The Obstacle Is The Way by Ryan Holiday. …

A love letter to this troubled, lost, and unmotivated, 20-something.

Sometimes I forget.

That I’ve never owned a business. That I’ve never had to balance all these financial obligations. That I’ve never had to manage a bunch of equally confused and lost young professionals. That I’ve never had to consider…

Here are the highlights of the talk I gave during GetCraft’s monthly marketing meetup. The theme of the discussion was “Marketing In The Next Decade”.

If you want a full copy of the presentation, you can get it here!

1) I started off my talk by sharing the mindset required to do well on any marketing platform this coming decade.

I thought it was appropriate to share this quote from Facebook…

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This year has brought up some interesting challenges for me.

It’s not exactly surprising. The ups and downs come with my choice of profession. As the stress evolves so must my methods in dealing with it. I have changed my workout routines, increased the length of my meditations, and even…

It’s been a turbulent last few weeks for me.

A string of missed shots. A couple of bad meetings. A number of promising deals falling apart. I hate losing — especially when I fall short just a few inches away from the the goal line.

Failures like these, especially in…

Picture this.

You wake up without an alarm on a weekday. You take half an hour to meditate, another half an hour to do some bodyweight exercises. You grab a light brunch before heading to the office so you can tackle the to-do’s you set the night before. You click…

Lessons from the rise (and demise) of Snapchat. Take note, marketers!

It was late 2013.

Word broke out that Evan Spiegel, Snapchat’s co-founder and CEO, turned down a $3 billion cash acquisition offer from Facebook. The news absolutely stunned the tech and business community. Many in the space believed that…

I’m a huge advocate of using technology to improve your life. I personally have a circulation of mobile apps that I rely on to improve the quality of my day and interactions with people. One of my favorite discoveries is this app called Headspace.

Headspace helps you live mindfully by…

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Gary Vaynerchuk is arguably one of the most prominent business figures of our generation. His list of accomplishments speaks for itself.

He’s the CEO of VaynerMedia, a full-service digital agency servicing Fortune 100 clients across the company’s 4 locations.

Outside of being the Chairman and CEO of his own companies…


There is a lesson to be learned in every decade (20s, 30s, 40s, etc.) of your life. It’s something specific to just those years. We need to learn it in order to level up in life. Think of it like collecting a badge or picking up skills in a game…

Miggy Azurin ⚡

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