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Make Major Life Decisions With Confidence By Answering Three Simple Questions

I've dropped out of college, quit my job to play chess full-time, and moved to a new country without much hesitation. I owe this clarity thanks to the time I've spent reading, journaling, and reflecting on three simple questions.

Make Major Life Decisions With Confidence By Answering Three Simple Questions
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You Don't Have To Find Your Life Purpose Through Work

I used to look down on people who had regular 9-5 jobs and pursued their hobbies on the side. I thought the dream was to find what you love and never work a day in your life. But over the past 7 years, I've changed my mind, and here's why.

You Don't Have To Find Your Life Purpose Through Work
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The Ideal Employee

My list of characteristics of an ideal employee that I look for when I hire someone.

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What You Should Know Once You Land Your Internship

This piece was originally going to be my 2nd contribution to CNBC but they never ran the story. So I'm sharing everything here for you on what to do once you have an internship.

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Don't Quit Your Job If You Want To Start a New Business

Don't quit your job. Minimize your risk and have space in your life to test your assumptions before making any drastic change. Here's what I mean.

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If You Want To Get To The Top, Stop Working Harder

We’re told over and over that the best way to succeed is to start young, work hard, and move up the ranks. But everyone loves a shortcut — and taking one can actually make you more desirable to companies. Smart cookies find ways to jump rungs on the work ladder.

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How Volunteering Helped Me Connect and Get Hired for 3 Jobs

After volunteering for two years at different events, many doors have opened for a broke young entrepreneur like me. Mostly through serendipity. * Another volunteer recruited me to run events with her at Influencer Series, an intimate gathering of highly influential leaders. We host the events at different VC firms every

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How To Talk To Recruiters At A Job Fair

When talking to recruiters at job fairs, come in with a purpose. Be yourself, come prepared, and demonstrate how you could provide value. Here's how to do it.

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Why You Should Stop Asking Professionals For Coffee

Why you shouldn't waste people's time begging them for coffee and what you should do instead to make a genuine connection.

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How I got James Altucher, Tim Ferriss and Pat Flynn to Be My Mentors

No emails, large amounts of money, or begging required

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How To Explain To Your Parents Why You Want To Drop Out of College

Here is the exact plan you should come into the conversation so they can best understand where you're coming from.

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How To Surround Yourself With The Right People

My framework for finding the right people to surround yourself in your professional career.

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How A Broke Graduate Apprenticed Under Bestselling Authors Ramit Sethi, Seth Godin, and Tim Ferriss

My book summary of Charlie Hoehn's amazing book, Recession-Proof Graduate. I used this framework to get my foot in the door when I started my career. The secret is free work.