There are many events geared towards entrepreneurs that take place throughout each year. Here are 10 events worth looking into in 2016.
I’ve been in Australia for almost two weeks now and overall it’s been amazing. I landed in Queensland to see the sights (and my grandparents) and fell in love with Brisbane. Then I went to Murwillumbah, with its beautiful misty mountains, and am heading down to Byron bay pretty soon. It’s been a lot of fun and made me seriously want to buy tie dye haram pants and backpack in youth hostels for at least a year asap, but there is one catch.
I’m leaving my job. That’s right folks; after over a year and a half of working full time in my kooky little call center, I am leaving to travel and follow my dreams of being paid to write. It’s exciting, it’s terrifying and there is a very real chance I will end up extremely poor and never be able to move out of my parents flat. It’s even more of a daunting prospect because this is the only thing I have done since graduating. I literally left university on the last day of June two years ago and started working here on the first day of July. I didn’t take a break or a summer off, this is literally all I know of the adult world. I always planned to leave; in fact I had no idea I would be here this long. The plan was to save enough money to go traveling before settling down into ‘adult’ life. Initially I naively thought that would take about six months. I kept postponing leaving partly because I didn’t have enough money to …
How old do you have to be to have a quarter life crisis? Is it possible to have a quarter life crisis when you’re not even in the quarter of you life? What can you do to make sure that when you are ready to move onto the next stage of your life you won’t regret not doing more?
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An introvert to some, are people who are shy, keep to themselves, don’t enjoy the company of others, and boring… I consider myself to be one but I don’t think I’m any of those things. I like to stay quiet unless I have something useful to say. I don’t feel like I’m missing out on things if I can’t or don’t want to be there because I prefer my own company. I like to be in smaller groups compared to crowds. I would be considered someone who likes to stay in the audience rather than be the entertainer. I do get shy and I do have a fear of judgement. So why do I blog? Why do I put myself out there, not just on here but moments in real life as well? I think it’s terrifying but it’s necessary. Every time I hit the publish button, I get a rush of fear and adrenaline. Why am I torturing the normally quiet, content me with exposing my thoughts to the…
G.U.M is a company geared towards bringing the millennial community together through the common love of 80s & 90s nostalgia and our never-ending battle with adulthood. From quarter life crises to unconventional career paths (YouTubing, Blogging, etc.) we aim to foster an environment of support, positive interactions, and collaborations. In a nutshell… We are the twenty-somethings and (early) thirty-somethings that realized no one prepared us for adulthood. The ones who don’t want to spend the next 40+ years sitting through a 9 to 5 job that we hate.The ones that are settling down and starting families AND the ones who are watching and are far from ready. The ones that are eager to be self employed, have money that makes itself, travel the world, be fit, and in style.The ones that are last to remember a life that wasn’t tech heavy and first to grow up with ever-evolving technology. The ones who strive to figure out the secret to work-life-balance and “having our shit together.” We are the ones that hate the negative connotation older generations associate …
We’re always looking for eager-ambitious millennials to join our team. Think you would make a great addition to the G.U.M Team? Here are the positions we’re looking to fill:
We’re always looking for millennials to follow. In order for us to follow you the criteria is simple: Be a Millennial Be an avid blogger What do we mean by an avid blogger? We want to see that you’re planning to blog more than three times before you leave the blogging world for six months to forever. Put up a few posts and then come our way! We’re happy to follow. If your blog doesn’t blatantly indicate that you’re a millennial, let us know and we’ll be sure to follow you! Once we follow you we’ll automatically start reblogging your posts on our site for all of our followers to see! Want to be featured in our Millennial Bloggers section? We currently have 40 bloggers featured in our ‘Millennial Bloggers’ section. Features have ended for now. However we will resume on February 1st. In the meantime feel free to send questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
My name is Emily and I’m determined to live life to the fullest – but without all the stuff. Through paring down my belongings and cutting frivolous shopping, I am making my life more intentional. I started my minimalist journey a few years ago when I realized my possessions were (literally) weighing me down and holding me back from going places I wanted to go. I was born and raised in Indiana, but now I’ve started a new life in Los Angeles with my husband and two rabbits. I love (and write about) simple living, healthy food and spreading joy.
I am a Lutheran Pastor and among the oldest of Millennials, having been born in 1982. I have been using the internet my whole adult life, yet some of the people I serve to grew up traveling to church in a horse and buggy, or worked office jobs on typewriters, or remember TV being a new thing. Our generational differences make life interesting and we struggle together to be the ‘church’ in this new world.