Say Yes To More Adventure

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I just got back from 10 days in the Seychelles on a round trip flight to the other side of the world for less than $500. It was the first pure fun trip I’ve gone on in a while and one of the best in recent memory (although it was exactly 12 time zones away… continue reading

The Wolverine Principle: What Hugh Jackman Can Teach You About Doing Great Work

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In 2000, a short 15 years ago, the epic movie that likely initiated the current flurry of new superhero blockbuster movies every other weekend, was released. Yup, the original X-Men movie came out. 15 Years ago. There’s been a trilogy, a few Wolverine spinoffs and a “new class”, and throughout all the films, Hugh Jackman has been the constant… continue reading

What Elon Musk Can Teach You About Doing The Impossible

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If you missed it, Elon Musk did an awesome AMA on Reddit the other day. Oh, and he just announced that he’s going to build a test drive for his entirely new made up form of transportation called the hyper loop. Will be building a Hyperloop test track for companies and student teams to test… continue reading

The Stories You Tell Yourself Will Be The Stories You Live

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Ever since I got laid off from UPS while I was stuck living in my parents basement, I’ve been obsessed with the idea of a person’s “story.” Really, I just wanted to figure out why mine was so bad, how I could make it better, and then actually get out and DO it. As a side… continue reading

You Can’t Delegate Responsibility

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Over the past year, I’ve done a lot of hiring and outsourcing as all of the projects in Impossible Ventures continue to grow. I’ve outsourced graphics, coding, wordpress development, app development, UX, blog management, I brought on a few different team members and let a few go. I learned a lot about myself, my team… continue reading

The 2014 Annual Review

2014 Annual Review

As 2014 comes to a close, I’ve been working through my annual review of things. I’ve been doing this for a few years ever since I read about it from Chris Guillebeau. You can see his here. I also quite enjoyed Nathan Barry’s review here (if you’re looking for another great read). Personally, as far… continue reading