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How One Visionary Navigated Through Multiple Careers And Found Fulfillment

What came first, Sellah’s basketball career, his music, his modeling success, or becoming a founder? We’ll let you guess.

Learning incredible discipline from the strict rules and structure of a military family, Sellah had the grit to excel as and NCAA basketball player. However, while living out what felt like someone else’s dream, he decided to change course and give in to his underlying love for fashion and entertainment.

In this interview, we found out what it took for Sellah to become the first black male model to work in Shanghai, China, working with some of America’s most popular brands, including GAP, Nike, and GQ Magazine, and commit wholeheartedly to his passion. Keep reading to gain insight on this creative genius’ outlook on life. Don’t forget to listen to his music from his page.

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From Blogging to Bestseller: Mark Manson’s Story

Mark Manson successfully built a monthly readership of millions with his unconventional approach to personal development. 

This New York-based bestselling author, blogger and entrepreneur knows a thing or two about putting it all out there, and finding success in the process. Offering “a counterintuitive approach to living a good life,” Mark’s unexpected writing career began with blogging and evolved into a book currently listed as #1 on Amazon’s Motivational Self-Help New Release list.

Read on to learn Mark Manson’s personal secrets for becoming a successful writer and entrepreneur. Be sure to check out Mark’s page and grab a copy of his recently published book for yourself.

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A Behind-The-Scenes Look at Building a Global Brand

Joanna Bailey is an expert when it comes to creating a vision.

Tired of allowing someone else’s vision of success drive her work, she set out to create her own purpose. Today, Joanna empowers women through co-working. Despite the resistance she got from some, her vision, team and a few key lessons learned helped her rise to the top.

We asked Joanna about what it took to get her company up and running. If you’re thinking about creating a global company, you’ll want to read this interview for a behind-the-scenes look at what it took for Joanna to launch COTERIE. Don’t forget to check out Joanna’s page and her mission-driven company.

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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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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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