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


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