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We are living at a time of unlimited potential.

Never before have we experienced such a rapid growth in the number of young entrepreneurs who’ve begun working for themselves. From app developers, to freelance writers, business consultants, creative producers, and startup founders, there’s no shortage of people willing to take large calculated risks in the name of sculpting their own self-employed dream careers.

And why not? Every single day, many of these solopreneurs are growing their small businesses into the millions.

Yet, despite the optimistic outlook, the majority of would-be business owners still fall victim to the fear of turning their side business ideas into reality. …


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No matter how rewarding your full-time job may be, there’s one thing that’s even more meaningful than great pay and solid benefits: working for yourself.

Choosing the path of entrepreneurship is without a doubt riskier than being content with holding a 9–5 job, and requires way more sacrifice. However, once you’re reaping the lifestyle benefits of being your own boss and hustling your way into making significantly more money than you ever could at your day job, the hard work will have all been worth it.

The question I’m asked the most (by far) when I meet and speak with fellow entrepreneurs is, “How do I know which business I should start?” This one is always quickly followed by, “How do I start it while I’m still working my full-time job?” …


A breakdown of how to be the best damn marketer you can be. Hint: work your ass off.

I got my ass kicked today. But, I also kicked ass. And learned a lot.

A few hours ago, I finished the San Francisco Half Marathon and let me tell you, 13.1 miles is no joke. Not nearly the level of street cred deserving of finishing a full marathon (props to those people), but hey.. it was the furthest I’ve ever ran in my life.

Here’s what I learned from finishing the Half Marathon today, and what it taught me about being a better marketer. To add some quick context, I do organic growth marketing at an education based tech startup here in San Francisco with eyes toward helping people get better at life, work & play. …

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