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  • 3 areas of YOUR life its okay to be SELFISH

        From a young age, we’re encouraged to embrace the concept of being selfless. In the earliest days of school we’re taught to share, to give up our toys so someone else can play with them. Growing up, we’re taught to think of others before ourselves, and to see beyond our own personal needs, wants, and desires. Selflessness is admirable, and the embrace of this ideal...
  • The Coolest Thing You Can be in Life is… Yourself

    A guest post by Aaron Lipsey (Twitter: @wizeyoungman)  At one point or another during our childhood we've all been asked the same question: "What do you want to be when you grow up?" A simple question, as during childhood we’re taught to believe that we can “be anything if we put our mind to it.” At the age of six or seven we list occupations such as doctor,...
  • The McDouble Scale – Lessons in Personal Finance

      In high school and college I was a habitual McDonald’s eater. Now I’ve sworn off fast-food, so when I look back on my diet of those years I’m both amazed and sickened, but back then McDonald’s was a place my friends and I visited on a regular basis. Three McChickens (or McDoubles, depending on how I was feeling that day), add Mac Sauce (ALWAYS add...
  • Growth

    The years in your 20s are often a very confusing time in one’s life. Once out of school, you’re now expected to act like a fully capable adult. From holding down a consistent job, to paying a multitude of bills, and even maybe *gulp* contributing to your retirement account - all things we consider “grown-up” activities, because whether we like it or not that’s what...
  • Having Trouble Finding a Job After Graduating? Yeah, I was too.

      When I graduated in May of 2015 with my MBA I wasn’t daunted by the challenge of landing a job. I fully expected to land a well-paying position within my preferred career field sooner rather than later. It’s not that I was overconfident in my skills and accomplishments, but I genuinely believed that landing a job after graduation was just the natural progression of how...
  • Courage

    Courage is a trait that is universally admired; from the dawn of time, those who possessed this singular trait have been revered amongst their peers for their bravery in the face of trial and tribulation. Tales of epic courage and bravery are still spoken presently as if they happened yesterday, with the names of the most courageous etched into the history books for eternity. Streets...