The Happiness Equation (Ep. 117)

On October 20, 2015, my YouTube channel hit 100,000 subscribers. I was a milestone I’d been dreaming about for a really long time, and I was so excited to finally cross it. In my mind, it was the very definition of the YouTube “big leagues.” The moment came: I hit the refresh button and saw […]

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How to Turn Your Life Into a Video Game (Ep. 92)

This week’s episode is all about doing what it takes to achieve whatever goal you have. Here’s a paraphrased quote from one of my favorite parts of the conversation: These are awesome words from one of the people who has done the most to inspire and guide me in my professional life – my friend […]

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Stop Trying to Find Your Passion

When it comes to the task of figuring out what you want to do with your life or what kind of work to go into, one of the most common pieces of advice that gets thrown around is: “Just follow your passion!” This word, “passion” keeps cropping up again and again, and we’re constantly being […]

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How (and Why) to Define Your Values

Ever get the feeling that you’re just going through the motions of life without really living? I know I have. A couple months ago, I reached a point where I felt that while I was having success in my academic pursuits and online business endeavors, I still felt…empty. “Why does any of this even matter?” […]

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Tips for Speeches and Presentations (Ep. 85)

Public speaking is an essential skill for any student – but raw speaking ability alone does not make a great presentation. Presentations are like any other form of media – books, movies, games – they require planning and careful crafting before they’re unleashed onto the world in order to truly be great. In today’s episode, […]

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