One of my favorite stories comes from Zappos CEO, Tony Hsieh. Tony sold his first company to Microsoft shortly after graduating from college. One of the conditions was that he stay for another 12 months. In exchange, he would walk away an extra $8 million richer. The work conditions weren’t strenuous, as Tony himself recounts, […]
If You’re So Smart, Why is Your Life Still a Mess?
Normally, more intelligence is a good thing. Yes, we all know examples of the anxious overthinker or the scholastic introvert who can’t get a date. But, for the most part, being smarter helps in life. However, I’ve noticed one problem that mostly strikes really smart people. The smarter you are, the more likely you are […]
Don’t Quit Your Day Job
Most of the time, quitting your job to start a new venture is a bad idea. Unfortunately, there’s a bad rumor going around that says the first step to entrepreneurship is crafting your letter of resignation. It’s not. I started this business part-time. In fact, I still run it part-time along with university. And, I’m […]
Financial freedom isn’t the same as being rich. Although people often confuse the two, they are completely separate goals. One person could be completely financially free earning $15,000 per year. Another person could be trapped, even with millions of dollars. Last week, I touched on the topic of financial freedom. I wrote about my goal […]