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You Can Do It, Put Your Ass Into It


Yea, just like the Ice Cube song, you CAN do it if you put your ass into it. Although the song is definitely not about building a business or pursuing your passions (unless your passion is getting laid), it’s a great metaphor for going after what you love. Think YOU Have No Confidence? I graduated […]

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Being Rejected Sucks, But It Changed My Life


This is a guest submission from Stephen Guise from DeepExistence.com Have you ever been told—directly or indirectly—that you’re not good enough? I have, and here’s how it changed me. Summer of 2010 brought sweet freedom in the form of a completed college degree in Finance. And after two decades of school, I was finally free […]

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You’re Full Of Shit (And I’m The Shit Remover)


So there you are, pretending to work like a good employee and counting down the hours until the end of the day. It’s only Tuesday morning and you’re already bored to tears. And as you think about the rest of the week and how you would like to be doing something else, anything else, you […]

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How Taking A Risk And Moving To Chile Saved My Life


This is a guest submission from Bud Hennekes from aboundlessworld.com The statistics don’t lie. A recent study showed over 70 percent of Americans are unfulfilled in their career. Are you part of the 70 percent? I know I was. Maybe you don’t like your boss. Or perhaps you know you can do more. Different story, […]

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Getting Pissed And Saying Fuck You To The Rules


I’m pissed. I went for a run today and in the midst of listening to “Titanium”, I got to thinking about my life. By all accounts, I have it all: A thriving personal training business, ample freelance writing work, total flexibility over my schedule, 2 incredible daughters, and a wonderful relationship with a highly supportive […]

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Confessions Of A Highly Creative Introvert


This is a guest submission from Andy Mort from sheepdressedlikewolves.com My birthday. Again? Already? I felt no different from last year, or the last five years for that matter. But the statistics don’t lie. Number of years lived: increasing at an alarming rate. And I was telling myself the same old story yet again. ‘This […]

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Your Time Is Worth Much More Than You Think


When I wrote my post, Grab Today By The Balls Because It Just Might Be Your Last, last week, my goal was to try to get you thinking about how short life is and how everything we hold most dear can be gone in an instant. It was intended to be a wake up call […]

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How a Harvard Grad Who Hated Her Job Started a Crazy Wild Love Movement


This is a guest submission from Alexis from crazywildlove.com I was 22. Like many other 22 year olds, I had just gotten out of college with excitement and ambition. I had majored in “Management” even though I found it a bore, but I thought at least it’d be a safe job and could buy me […]

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Grab Today By The Balls Because It Just Might Be Your Last


I think about this every day. Every single day. Life. Is. Short. If you’ve read my blog at all, you know I have a very strong stance on how short I believe life to be. I’m a huge advocate for finding what it is that lights you up inside and going after it with all […]

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You Too Can “Just Quit”


My name is Ridea Richardson and before there were lots of blogs on this subject – I “Just Quit” my job. I had graduated in 2001 with a Masters Degree in Human Resources Development (HRD), while I was still working in Purchasing for an Automotive Manufacturer.  I was making a ton of money, and I […]