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Lessons Learned Along the Inca Trail

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Travel / January 29, 2014

The summer of 2009 was a difficult one: but it was one that changed everything. I was working for a public transport company and the “global economic downturn” was starting to bite. Budgets were cut, jobs were slashed — and my job was among them. But that summer was also my big adventure. My first big adventure. I’d wanted to hike the Inca Trail for years: like a…

20 Lessons I’ve Learned By 25

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship / October 15, 2013

Life can hit you hard sometimes you have to pick yourself up, dust yourself off, use the hard lessons learned and move on.  Over the years I’ve had my own share of struggles, challenges, disappointments and failures and while I could’ve easily given in or given up I didn’t and it’s because of these lessons that I’ve been able to attain so much success in such a short…

5 Crazy But Life Changing Reflections

by / ⠀Startup Advice / May 23, 2013

Life moves pretty fast….. sometimes it’s best to sit back and reflect on your priorities. The unintended consequence of a startup can be acceleration of everything around you.  It happens so fast, in fact, you end up losing perspective on more important aspects of life.  It’s easy to get out of bed each day, focus on what’s in front of you, go to bed only to get back…

Life Lessons From the Business World That College Won’t Teach You

by / ⠀Startup Advice / April 1, 2011

My time in the business world started quite awkwardly.  Apparently learning does not come with a manual. Although it wasn’t always easy, the lessons I brought from the business world and my fledgling entrepreneurship were invaluable. College is a great networking tool and it has opened opportunities for me, but nothing can replace real world experience. Business is like poker; it’s not the hand you are dealt, but…

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