The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Energy: How I Wake Up Earlier & Feel Better Than Ever

by / ⠀Startup Advice / November 8, 2012

When I tell people my morning routine, they gawk at me — but it’s not for the reason you’d think. On a regular day, I’m up by 6AM. After making a coffee and cuddling with my puppy, I fire up the computer to write and plan out the day. Around 7AM, I transition to exercise mode. I spend between forty-five minutes to an hour working out. It’s an…

5 Ways to Become a Happier Entrepreneur

by / ⠀Startup Advice / November 7, 2012

Over the last several months of traveling I’ve found that the people that are the happiest, are often the people with the least.  What does that say about entrepreneurs who often strive to have it all? People in Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and where I am right now in Indonesia, enjoy drinking out of a coconut under a palm tree just as much as the wealthiest people in the…

5 Steps to Going Location Independent and How You Can Get a Taste

by / ⠀Startup Advice / November 2, 2012

I finally did it.  I’m free.  Here I am sitting by the pool in Bali.  “Working.” Today, I surfed.  I watched the sunset.  I drank Balinese Coffee Luwak, I’m trying to learn two new languages… and still managed to put in about 10 solid hours of work in. I’m in paradise, and I’m happier than I’ve ever been.  In the last three months I’ve seen 6 different countries…

Are You a Startup Porn Addict?

by / ⠀Startup Advice / November 1, 2012

Startup porn, simply put, is a collection of entertaining, stimulating, and worthless activities that distract an entrepreneur from focusing on what really matters, hindering future achievements. When I first started as an entrepreneur, I spent time on the damnedest things. I obsessed about logo colors, the right type of phone system for our office, and safeguarding us against even the slightest legal issues that could potentially arise in…

What It Really Takes To Win In Business

by / ⠀Personal Branding Startup Advice / October 19, 2012

By now you’re probably familiar with the fact that only 10% of entrepreneurs achieve business success. The good news is that there’s really only one reason for this. The reason is: They give up before they achieve success!  But why do 90% of entrepreneurs just give up during the first three years of their start-up? Well, because starting a business isn’t always easy. Sometimes it can take a year, two, or three until you’re truly…

Under30Media: A New Direction and Here’s Why

by / ⠀Startup Advice / October 10, 2012

Hey Under30CEO Readers, it’s been a while. For the past three years we’ve fought the battles of entrepreneurship right along side of you.  Our mission since launch in 2009 was to help inspire young entrepreneurs and help get their businesses to the next level.  We’re proud to say that we now reach 300k unique young entrepreneurs every month.  That’s a lot of leaders starting new businesses, developing their…

Announcing Under30Experiences: GREEN Business Tour Costa Rica

by / ⠀Startup Advice / October 2, 2012

Under30Media is proud to announce Under30Experiences: GREEN Business Tour to Costa Rica.  We are officially opening applications to our whirlwind tour set to take place December 5 – 9, 2012. During GREEN Business Tour Costa Rica you will experience: -How Costa Rica became a leader in clean technology and alternative energy -Why real estate investors are betting on this tropical paradise at the heart of eco-tourism -Opportunity to meet…

10 Sobering Lessons Learned After Teaching 88 Struggling Entrepreneurs For 6 Months

by / ⠀Personal Branding Startup Advice / September 11, 2012

If you are an entrepreneur who loves to create value from thin air… this article is for you. Last year on September 31st, 2011 I started a 6 month journey of mentoring with 88 entrepreneurs. We’ve been privately creating products out of thin air, and now it’s time to share the results. We called ourselves The Foundation. I promised this group that they would create a software company…

13 Young Social Entrepreneurs Making a Difference

by / ⠀Startup Advice / September 3, 2012

Q. What young social entrepreneur is doing the concept right, and why? The following answers are provided by The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only nonprofit organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. The YEC recently published #FixYoungAmerica: How to Rebuild Our Economy and Put Young Americans Back to Work (for Good), a book of 30+ proven solutions to help end youth unemployment. A. Santiago…

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