Posts in Personal Development
Modern Day Warriors: Cultivate “Warrior Mindset”

For the past week, I’ve slept on a backpacker’s blow-up sleeping pad. I’m not sharing this in order to romanticize the startup journey or to seek hotel points for the Ritz. I’m sharing this with you because if you choose to do something challenging, chances are you’ll make a few sacrifices, too.

Solidarity, my friends. You aren’t alone, and you are fearless and admirable for taking the oftentimes unglamorous path less traveled.

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Fasting, Fast-Food and Aging: Are they related? is it Hope or Hype?

Thinking back across the history of man, it seems that fasting has always been a part of our existence. Paracelsus, one of the three fathers of Western medicine is quoted as saying, “Fasting is the greatest remedy, the physician within”.

Fasting has also made somewhat of a resurgence in western culture with the recent excitement around intermittent fasting and its endorsements from celebrities like Hugh Jackman, Terry Crews, Jimmy Kimmell and Benedict Cumberbatch. 

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Find Success at the End of Your Comfort Zone

One of my mentors recently told me that success begins at the end of my comfort zone. I can unequivocally say that the past two years of my life have been the most uncomfortable.

A couple of weeks ago, I reached out to all of my mentors because we were invited to pitch our company to a room of 100+ potential investors. Public speaking was, and still is to a much lesser extent, one of my biggest fears and I wanted them to throw everything they had at me to prepare. I knew that if I was to succeed, I needed to feel as uncomfortable as possible with my ability to perform. Long story short, we were recognized as one of the top three companies, and here is the 3-step playbook for how we made it.

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