172: Growing Up First-Gen in a Family Business

More ways to listen: Apple Podcasts, YouTube, Spotify, GooglePlay. Did you know that 48% of business owners grew up in an entrepreneurial family? Growing up in a family business provides you with hands-on experience that no book nor formal education can provide. The family business teaches you the ins and outs of running a business and the implications of […]


171: How to Bounce Back When Life Gives You Lemons

More ways to listen: Apple Podcasts, YouTube, Spotify, GooglePlay We’ve all heard this quote and even used it in our essays countless times: “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” But what happens when real tragedy strikes? Understandably, sometimes it’s a struggle to see a silver lining when life throws curveballs at you. But I will tell you this; […]


169: What I Regret About Entrepreneurship

More ways to listen: Apple Podcasts, YouTube, Spotify, GooglePlay. From the moment you start thinking about owning your own business to serving your first customer, entrepreneurship seems like a challenging yet gratifying experience. Interestingly, even the stressful moments seem to have a bit of magic, such that mistakes rarely give birth to entrepreneurial regret. Thus, it seems crazy to […]


168: Why Businesses Fail

More ways to listen: Apple Podcasts, YouTube, Spotify, GooglePlay. Most neighborhoods have that one store that changes into a new business every six months. It was once a barbershop, then it was a pizza joint, then soon after it became a grocery store. These small businesses were launched and shut down almost before anyone took notice of them. And it […]


165: Why Does Networking Matter?

In college, we all have one primary goal–get that degree. Yet, the importance of forming meaningful connections often goes unnoticed. And it’s not because you skipped a couple of lectures, it’s just that networking doesn’t fit into the organic-chemistry syllabus or world history discussions. Experts agree that the most connected people are often the most […]