Emilie Wapnick

Emilie Wapnick in Life In Review

Why “get a job” is the wrong advice for twentysomethings

For Goodness’ Sake, Read the 4-Hour Workweek Something is very wrong. I look around at my peers-- smart, educated, twentysomethings, who are working at jobs they hate. Maybe they are an overworked barista, getting paid ten dollars an hour to serve snotty clientele, or maybe they work in an office getting paid much more to have much less ... Continue reading ›

Alberto Lora

Alberto Lora

Find Alberto Twitter @el_fuertisimo

Alberto Lora in Life In Review

I Grew a Beard and (Mostly) Everyone Hates It.

Lately, it seems as though the recurring theme among people my age has been to do whatever makes you happy. So, I did that and well, not everyone seemed to approve of my decision. These are the types of situations that really force you to take a step back and think about who (and what types) ... Continue reading ›

Adam Herscher

Adam Herscher

Adam is a startup founder. He's lived in LA, SF, Tel Aviv, and Shanghai, and recently left his job at Microsoft to start something new in Seattle. Find him on Twitter @adamjh.

Adam Herscher in View from the Top +

Why I left my $254,895 PM role at Microsoft

to start a Seattle tech startup It was 9 o’clock on a Wednesday morning when I took a deep breath, stepped into my boss’s office, and asked for a minute of his time.“So, I’ve given this a bit of thought, and well… I’m going to take some time off… and uh… I’m gonna be leaving the company.” ... Continue reading ›

Sarah Cooper

Sarah Cooper

Sarah is a HuffPo and Business Insider blogger. She is the Creator of TheCooperReview. Find her on Twitter @sarahcpr.

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15 Tricks to Appear Smart in Emails

If you don’t care about appearing smart in emails, you can stop reading now. Oh good, we’re alone. In the corporate world, there is no ground more fertile for appearing smart than the rich earth that is electronic communication. Your email writing, sending and ignoring skills are just as important as your nodding skills, and even more important ... Continue reading ›

Sean Kim

Sean Kim

Sean is an entrepreneur and writer. Find him on Twitter @sseankim

Sean Kim in Life In Review

How to get off your ass and make the most of the 24 hours in a day

How to maximize life When I was six years old, I used to sit cross-legged on the floor gazing at the pendulum clock in my living room. I was particularly fascinated by the timing and movement of the minute hand as the second hand reached the XII point. I would often spend thirty minutes, sometimes even an hour ... Continue reading ›

PRSUIT Staff

PRSUIT Staff

The PRSUIT staff lives and works in Chicago. Their motto: "the daily PRSUIT of things that inspire". Reach the editor at editor@prsuit.com

PRSUIT Staff in Life In Review

One Man’s Inspiring Adventure: The Road From Karakol

Real adventured is not polished. It is not the result of some marketing budget...there is no hashtag for it. It burns brightest on the maps edges but it exists in all of us....In this life, when the road comes to an end, will you keep pedaling? In summer 2011, Outdoor Research athlete Kyle Dempster took off on ... Continue reading ›

Sam Thomas Davies

Sam Thomas Davies

Sam is a Stockholm Based Coach, Speaker And Writer. He writes about how science can help you transform your habits, improve your health and optimise your output. Find him online at www.samuelthomasdavies.com and on Twitter @samthomasdavies

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What Zappos Can Teach You About Personal Achievement

How To Measure Your Progress In 1999, Tony Hsieh, an Internet entrepreneur and venture capitalist was approached by Nick Swinmurn with a proposition: to sell shoes online. Hsieh was skeptical; he didn’t believe shoes could be sold online, but Swinmurn persisted until Hsieh conceded. In 2000, realising the startup’s potential, Tony became the CEO of Zappos, but under one ... Continue reading ›

Cammi Pham

Cammi Pham

Cammi Pham (@cammipham) is a digital strategist at Kwinmedia, a data driven social media + digital marketing agency. She writes about actionable lifestyle, business and social media hacks.

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7 Things You Need To Stop Doing To Be More Productive, Backed By Science

Work Hard, Work Smart When I was 17 years old, I used to work and study for about 20 hours a day. I went to school, did my homework during breaks and managed a not-for-profit organization at night. At that time, working hard landed me countless national campaigns, opportunities to work with A-list organizations and a successful ... Continue reading ›

Scott Hughes

Scott is a writer living in Philadelphia, PA. Find him on Twitter @sctthghs or read his blog www.sctthghs.com

Scott Hughes in Life In Review

What you need to realize about being a man in the 21st century

The Opposite of Loyalty is the Pick-Up Artist The first rule of of negotiation that whoever cares less wins. Need proof? OK, Walk into a car dealership. Haggle. Say the price is too high. Then start to to walk off the lot. Watch them start to make concessions instantly. You might wind up with the deal of ... Continue reading ›

Andrew Torba

Andrew Torba

Andrew is Co-Founder and CEO of @Kuhcoon and a @Coindesk Contributor. Find him on Twitter @torbahax or check out Kuhcoon

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The Daily Walk That Transformed My Perspective On Work-Life Balance

My gym membership recently ran out. The timing could not have been worse. Our company is in the final stages of closing a financing round, we’re growing like crazy, shipping product updates, and preparing to move. Moving presented me with a unique problem: do I renew my gym membership at sky high rates for one month, or ... Continue reading ›

Caullen Hudson

Caullen Hudson

Caullen is a Chicago filmmaker, fitness instructor and self-proclaimed cultural critic. He also happens to be the Director of Visual Content at Prsuit and Founder / Executive Producer of SoapBox Productions and Organizing (www.soapboxpo.com). Find Caullen and SoapBox on Twitter at @CaulHudson/ and @SoapBoxPO/.

Caullen Hudson in Life In Review

So You’re Gonna Get Big, Huh? Gym Etiquette 101

It's become very difficult to go about your day and remain ignorant of the increasing cultural pressure to get in shape. Virtually everyone is trying the new superfood, buying mass gaining supplements or starting a new workout trend that you absolutely have to try with them. This became readily apparent when walking through downtown Chicago, I ... Continue reading ›

Tom Loomes

Tom Loomes

140 characters in each tweet, 140 characters between the sheets (suffers multiple personality disorder); good morning Charlie. Find Tom on Twitter @thomasloomes or his blog .

Tom Loomes in Life In Review

Why I Suck At Tinder

Dear Sir/Madam, Twenty-four hours ago I started using Tinder. “Ah, shit,” you’re thinking, “another Tinder-themed think piece.” Yeah, OK, shut up. This isn’t a “How To” tutorial or a “5 Types Of Douchebag You’ll Meet On Tinder” warning piece or a deconstructive analysis about how Tinder is responsible for the death of romance. (Trust me, it isn’t ... Continue reading ›

Matthew Pickerel

Matthew Pickerel

Matthew Pickerel is an advertising exec and thinker extraordinaire living and working in Chicago, IL

Matthew Pickerel in Life In Review

No Shave November Is Almost Upon Us – Use this Beard Off-Season to Train Your Facial Hair

2013 was a rough year for my facial hair. It just didn’t develop like it should have and Movember/No Shave November was, again, capped off with my baby soft cheeks sitting on the sideline. If somebody asked me why I wasn’t participating I would say that I just joined the Dollar Shave Club and my body ... Continue reading ›

Jack Peterson

Jack Peterson

Jack Peterson is a passionate explorer of life, a personal growth coach and host of the Highly Conscious Man Podcast. He has spent the last 6 years of his life exploring what it means to “be a man,” eliminating fears and limiting beliefs, and discovering the fundamental truths about the human experience. His fierce commitment to his own growth and expansion has led him to work with world-class coaches and spiritual leaders. His mission is to lead by example and help enlighten the people around him.

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Trusting the Universe: How I Quit My Job and Created An Awesome Life

I was on the traditional route in life up until I was 22 years old. I was raised in a Christian presbyterian household, completed all stages of education through college, and graduated with a BS in Engineering Science with a minor in Mathematics. After graduation I found a stable aerospace engineering job and worked there for two ... Continue reading ›