How to Stay Sane When The World is Crumbling Around You

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / January 13, 2015

I’m currently homeless. It’s really not a good look when women ask me where I live. I’ve set foot in six countries so far this year and it’s only January 10th. Wtf, I ask myself? How do I stay sane? How can I create a home away from home that keeps me grounded, healthy, productive, and happy? It all comes down to habits. Forget your external environment– what is important…

5 Steps to Optimizing Your Sleep

by / ⠀Health & Fitness / December 23, 2014
Instead of going on about why optimizing sleep is so important, take my word for it. Here are five steps designed to help you make it happen.

Recently I interviewed an expert on the best ways for optimizing sleep. I was blown away by how much I didn’t know about this topic. As entrepreneurs, we tend to take the “I’ll sleep when I’m dead” approach more often than not. Before my interview with this expert, I knew better than to think that way about sleep. However, I had no idea how powerful effective sleeping was.…

Enjoy The Journey So That You’re Not DEAD On The Way There!

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Health & Fitness / July 3, 2014

I understand the title of this article is a little intense. That’s my point. Now that I got your attention, let me start by sharing a personal story hoping to inspire you to focus both on the journey and the destination of your dreams, as opposed to the destination only. I was one of those straight A students in high school who also had many jobs and scholarships…

How to Work 24/7 and Still Get 8 Hours of Sleep

by / ⠀Startup Advice / July 12, 2012

People who have been in meetings with me have probably heard me say, “Let’s move on.” That’s how I tell people they’re on the verge of wasting my time. If they’re lucky, they’ve never heard me say, “Anything else?” That means they’ve already wasted my time, and I’m not happy about it. Time is the most valuable thing you have — and I’m not just talking about the…

The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Good Sleep

by / ⠀Startup Advice / February 29, 2012

Despite centuries of study, science doesn’t fully understand why humans, or other animals, need to sleep. Though there’s little to no explanation as to why we need to lose consciousness for a third of the day or more, what is clear is what happens when one doesn’t get it. The health impacts are far-reaching, ranging from decreased focus to higher risk of heart attack and stroke. There’s even…