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Inspiration Can Come From Anywhere: One Artist’s Story

Visited New York lately? You may have gotten a peek at Rafael Colon’s unique artwork.

His inspiration started with a request from his daughter. Today, his elaborate artwork can be found on various objects, ranging from sneakers to clothing, and most recently, skateboards.

We asked Rafael about his philosophy on his work and learned more about what it takes to be an artist. Keep reading for the full scoop. Don’t forget to check out Rafael’s page and his amazing art.

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Embracing Passion: One Entrepreneur’s Journey from Law to Fashion

Kelly Shanahan is very familiar with stepping out of the norm and embracing her passion.

After years of education, Kelly realized law school wasn’t for her. Instead, she followed her love for fashion. Committed to making her “one day” dreams a reality, she threw herself into the unknown and created the company she runs today, Ziran.

We asked Kelly about what it took to start her business and where her inspiration came from. Keep reading to learn how her business idea came from a very unexpected place and the mindset she needed to build a successful brand. Don’t forget to check out Kelly’s page and her clothing line.

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The Purposeful Travel Experience You Need to Know About

Amy Merrill is connecting the dots for what her generation needs.

As the Chief Everything Officer of Journey, Amy helps foster travel experiences that combine purpose, adventure, and community. Upon realizing that our generation wants to be a part of the story when it comes to social good, Amy knew she had found something good. From that realization, Journey was born.  

We interviewed Amy to learn more about the trials and tribulations of starting a company, what the future holds for Journey, and her advice for any future founders out there. Don’t forget to check out Amy’s page to learn more about Journey.

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From International Affairs to Interviewing: One Journalist’s Story

Daniel Giacopelli is familiar with the interview process. He’s just usually the one asking the questions.

Despite seeming like a natural on the mic, Daniel’s path to journalism wasn’t always so clear. Daniel had always aspired to be a diplomat. After completing his masters in London, he fell into a career with a magazine (and now radio station) he’d always admired. Today, he’s a New Yorker living in London and working as the creator, producer, and host of podcasts and radio shows for Monocle 24.

Daniel interviews some of the best and brightest across the world, so we decided to flip the script and ask him what he’s learned, what’s next, and even the story of how he got from A to Z. Don’t forget to check out Daniel’s page and his podcast, The Entrepreneurs.

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How One Food Blogger Crafts Mouth-Watering Stories

Aside from her passion for food, Jennifer Lam has a knack for telling brands’ stories.

Back in the day of weblogs, Jennifer noticed that her food recommendations were highly sought after. So she created I Ate My Way Through. Today, the site has over 15 contributors and is a go-to destination for everything food and travel. Apart from blogging, Jennifer is also the founder of The Bamboo Garden, a digital agency that helps small businesses succeed online.

Read on to discover this Australian entrepreneur’s top tips for aspiring founders. Don’t forget to check out her page and learn more about her company.

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3 Inspiring Female Founders to Discover

All over the world, there are inspiring women building companies that harness their talent, passion and intelligence. Today, we’d like you to meet three female founders who are going after their dreams. These women are creating companies that mean something to them. Who will inspire you today?

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Top 3 Lessons Learned From a Health Enthusiast Turned Entrepreneur

Philip Kasumu decided one day that he wanted six-pack abs.

This obsession developed into a strong passion for overall nutrition and healthy living, which is now the main focus of his entrepreneurial journey. On a mission to help people gain control of their health through nutrition, Philip developed an app called Scanbite. New to the tech industry, he started a podcast as a way to build relationships with industry leaders and gain influence for his app.

We got the inside scoop on the evolution of Philip’s 2 startups, and learned three of his favorite tips for succeeding as a tech startup. Keep reading to learn what it takes to build a successful business with a mission and check out Philip’s page and game-changing app.

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