What Is It like to Be Interviewed on Ask Altucher?

What Is It like to Be Interviewed on Ask Altucher?

Posted by on Dec 31, 2015 in Featured Articles | No Comments

On October 14, 2014, Claudia Azula Altucher had messaged me on Quora and asked me if I wanted to be on an episode of Ask Altucher. Without hesitation, I agreed. Listen to podcast here: Ask Altucher – 10 Steps to a Sale It was great news, especially considering that my girlfriend broke up with me…

What No One Told This Woman About Her First Year In Business

What No One Told This Woman About Her First Year In Business

Posted by on Dec 17, 2015 in Business Advice, Featured Articles | No Comments

Rachel McCrary (in black) IMAGE: Jewel Toned Inc. A lingerie expert and funded startup founder shares insight to what she learned in her first year of business. People say that everything you need to know you learn in Kindergarten. Well, in the world of business, think of the pitch process as Preschool, and that first…

How Can Someone Be like Leonard Kim, without All the Life Experience?

How Can Someone Be like Leonard Kim, without All the Life Experience?

Posted by on Dec 1, 2015 in Featured Articles, Life Advice | No Comments

We acquire knowledge much faster than we acquire wisdom. Reading my content won’t make you any more or any less like me. Maybe you can learn some lessons from my mistakes, however it won’t change the content of your character nor add value to your own personal experiences. Keep asking questions. Having a curious nature,…

Can You Describe Your Rise to Fame on Quora?

Can You Describe Your Rise to Fame on Quora?

Posted by on Nov 26, 2015 in Featured Articles | No Comments

So, seven people want to know how I rose to fame. The only problem is that I’m not famous. So I don’t know what I’m really supposed to do to answer this question… Well I mean I used to be back in August last year, but that’s a long time from where we are today……

Sabeen Ali of AngelHack And Her Quest To Impact The World

Sabeen Ali of AngelHack And Her Quest To Impact The World

Posted by on Jun 3, 2015 in Business Advice, Featured Articles | No Comments

Sabeen Ali has spoken at TEDx conferences on both sides of the world. Today she is the CEO of AngelHack, a global community of 50,000 programmers who do events within 52 major cities around the world. But how did she get to where she is today? Thanks to two of her phenomenal employees, Matt Wright…

How Will Ferrell Ruined my Wedding

How Will Ferrell Ruined my Wedding

Posted by on Mar 11, 2015 in Featured Articles | 4 Comments

It was a beautiful Thursday in Los Angeles. The weather was perfect. My soul at peace. Sarah and I were gazing into each other’s eyes. We knew this would be the perfect day. But was it really as perfect as it could have been? While we posed for our picture, there was a surprise from behind….

If Offered a Lifetime Supply of Happy Pills, Would You Take It?

If Offered a Lifetime Supply of Happy Pills, Would You Take It?

Posted by on Mar 2, 2015 in Featured Articles, Life Advice | No Comments

Aren’t happy pills called ecstasy? I tried that drug before, when I was sixteen.  I blacked out then kind of passed out.  My first girlfriend thought I was going to die, along with her friend and my friend, whose house we were at.  Then I never did ecstacy again. I didn’t turn happy.  So, I don’t…

The Best Way to Impress a Girl

The Best Way to Impress a Girl

Two years ago, I went to an event at the Vibiana in Downtown Los Angeles. Octavio Carlin was putting on a fashion show for his brand. I went with my photographer friend Joshua Michael Shelton and we went to watch the show. It was phenomenal. Such a work of art. I love fashion shows. They just…

How to Split Equity at a Bootstrapped Company

How to Split Equity at a Bootstrapped Company

Posted by on Aug 15, 2014 in Business Advice, Featured Articles | 14 Comments

This is how I organized my last company, which was what this business plan was made off of Startups 101: How to Create a Business Plan. (Keep in mind, this is an equity structure for a clothing line, and not a tech startup.  Technical co-founders may be much more important in another industry than the…

Startups 101: How to Create a Business Plan

Startups 101: How to Create a Business Plan

Posted by on Aug 7, 2014 in Business Advice, Featured Articles | One Comment

The first thing you need to do is create an executive summary and a mission statement. After that, you need to study your market, compare yourself to your competition, create a share structure, outline financials, and fill out the rest of the pertinent data like the other people suggest. Below is an example of the…