Why You Should Become a Generalist (Not a Specialist)

Economic Specialization: My Background Back in my undergrad days at UC San Diego, I majored in Management Science (basically a more math-heavy version of Economics). Eventually in my senior year, I became a teaching assistant¬†in my department. This always made me feel important, because UCSD’s Econ Dept is Top 10 in the nation – and[…]

Heretics to Heroes by Cort Dial, Austin Executive Consultant

Heretics to Heroes reveals potent business and life lessons through the story of Cort’s life and career. The format is unique, because it’s a non-fiction business book that reads like a thrilling fiction tale. Cort is an executive consultant who has helped major, international corporations save billions of dollars – but he’s not your typical high-powered suit.

Your true calling or purpose in life might not be “one thing”

Specializing in One Thing is Pretty Unfulfilling As I get closer to thirty years old, sometimes I wonder: “What is my true calling, or purpose in life?” No matter your age, you’ve probably wondered the same thing before, asking yourself if you’re “where you’re supposed to be” at any given moment in time. On a[…]

Quit Your Job and Become an Entrepreneur in 7 Months

My Accelerated Path to Entrepreneurship On January 1, 2015 I knew it was time to get serious about becoming an entrepreneur. Running my own business full-time has always been a dream of mine, and it seemed like ‘now’ was as good a time as any to get started. Seven months later, I am one week[…]