The School of Greatness With Author Lewis Howes

Lewis Howes is on a mission. A mission to prove that anyone is capable of achieving greatness.

With his new book, The School of Greatness, this successful entrepreneur and former professional athlete who built up a multi-million dollar online media company, shares tips that he’s learned from interviewing “the greats” for his top podcast (it receives nearly one million downloads per month). These greats include motivational speaker and author Tony Robbins, music mogul Scooter Braun and Olympian Shawn Johnson.

We sat down with Lewis to learn more about the book, his journey and how to overcome adversity.

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Author James Robilotta On The Delightful Hot Mess of Social Media + Leading Imperfectly

Best-selling author, internationally recognized speaker and comedian James Robilotta is all about keeping it real.

While many only share stories that end in heroism, James encourages people to share stories that can be raw, vulnerable and even embarrassing. He believes that this is where people can find the magic. This is how people can truly connect with one another. His life is a testament to this.

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Is Your Reputation Hurting You Behind Your Back?

A great opportunity could be passing you by. To determine if it is, answer these three questions:

  1. Will you send an email today?
  2. Will you meet someone new this week?
  3. Will you use social media this week?

If your answer to any of these is yes, this post is for you. These questions all revolve around your personal brand. Your personal brand is essentially your reputation. What people say about you. We want to ensure that they’re saying great things.

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How One Author Helps People Punch Worry In The Face

Mitch Matthews likes to say that he has the best job on the planet. His job description: help people “dream, think and do.”

An internationally recognized speaker, author and podcaster, Mitch is the rare combination of storyteller, coach and strategist. Whether he’s speaking to an audience of thousands or interviewing a guest for a podcast, Mitch connects with people young, old and everywhere in between.

We sat down with the Des Moines-based author to learn more about his book, podcast, brain science and how he helps people “punch worry in the face.”

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about.me Introduces campus

At about.me, we believe in the potential of college students and the university experience.

For students, it’s not just about the quest for the diploma. It’s not just about getting a job. No, it’s about the journey to creating a life with meaning. A life that matters. A celebration of the relationships made, the lessons learned and those pivotal moments students will never forget.

We know that to define college students solely based on their resume, their latest status update or trending newspaper headlines is to ignore their potential and who they truly are.

Make no mistake about it, from day one on campus, college students have a powerful story to tell.

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How To Find Happiness Through Meditation

Light Watkins believes in the power of silence.

An internationally recognized meditation teacher and author, Light has taught thousands of people all across the world how to meditate. Instead of using a one size fits all approach, Light uses the art of storytelling to support people in finding their own inner peace and happiness.

We sat down with Light to talk about how he found meditation, his best-selling book The Inner Gym, and the new movement he has sparked, The Shine.

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How One Nashville Entrepreneur Connects Local Merchants To Nationwide Business

Is local the new global? Nashville-based entrepreneur Sam Davidson believes it is. So much so that he started Batch to help local merchants get their goods in the hands of people across the United States.

Founded in 2013, Batch offers gift ideas and monthly subscription boxes filled local goods made in Nashville, Memphis, Charleston and more. Beyond just sending a package in the mail, Batch believes in the power of storytelling and works to actively tell the stories of local “purveyors” through social media and “in-box storytelling”.

We sat down with Sam to learn more about Batch, the entrepreneur community in Nashville and get his take on telling a good story.

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How A Video Journalist Turned Her Love of Food Into YouTube Views

Katie Quinn will be the first person to tell you that she loves food. Like really loves food. She believes that food provides a unique perspective into any culture and connects communities and people.

This New York City based food enthusiast loves food so much that she has made a thriving career out of it. Every week she shares her passion for food on her YouTube channel, where she shares recipes, adventures and explorations of new cultures. So far, she’s garnered nearly a half million views.

This top video journalist, and Miami University alum, cut her chops producing, filming and editing videos for NBC’s TODAY.com and as a correspondent with NowThis News. When she’s not recording videos, exploring new restaurants or experimenting with new recipes, you might catch her talking about food on NBC’s Today Show or The Meredith Vieira Show.

We sat down with Katie to learn more about her love of food, her story and how to produce great content for YouTube.

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How One Artist Is Creating A World We All Want

Artist Amber Rae is hell-bent on changing the world for the better. To do this, she’s enlisting the support of communities across the globe to create public spaces that spark honest reflection and dialogue.

With her global art project The World We Want, she invites the public to share their vision for themselves and the world they want to experience on large public installations. The goal of the project is to invite communities to connect more deeply to themselves and each other. 

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How One Young Entrepreneur Is Changing Lives One Headband At A Time

During her junior at North Carolina State University, Jessica Ekstrom experienced a life changing moment that changed the trajectory of her life.

While volunteering for the Make-A-Wish foundation, she would spend time with young children battling life threatening illnesses. One thing she noticed was that young girls who lost their hair from chemotherapy treatment preferred to to wear headbands instead of wigs. Inspired by the courage of the young girls and seeing a void to fulfill their wishes, Jessica created Headbands of Hope.

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