Watch #aboutmeLIVE with Brad Feld

In this episode of #aboutmeLIVE, we sat down with venture capitalist, author, and founder, Brad Feld.

Brad shares his thoughts on entrepreneurship, the startup world, venture capital, mental heath and more!

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Recruiters and Career Experts: Staff Picks

Looking for your dream job? You’ve come to the right place.

The job search is tough. Competition is fierce, dream positions are scarce and it’s easy to get discouraged. At about.me, we’re all about using our community to connect you to people who will help you, inspire you and ultimately get you where you want to go. This week’s Staff Picks are some of the most talented recruiters and career experts in the country.

Heading off our post is Ryan Kahn, founder of The Hired Group, star of MTV’s Hired and best-selling author. Ryan specializes in helping students and recent-grads land jobs. Ryan links to The Hired Group’s website on his page, named as one of Forbes “Top 100 Websites For Your Career.”

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Maximize Your Page: Tips For Writers

Our community is full of great writers.

At about.me, we want your page to showcase your work and highlight what matters most to you. Your page supports embedding both your Medium profile and your blog so your most recent posts will appear on your page. Additionally, feel free to link to where your writing lives online, whether that’s in a book on Amazon or on a website.

Today we’re featuring 4 writers in our community who use their pages to point people to their work.

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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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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 Jake Ducey

One Millennial’s Unconventional Path to Becoming A Published Author

Jake Ducey will be the first to tell you that he’s anything but conventional. The 23-year-old author of Into the Wind and The Purpose Principles didn’t take what many would consider the traditional path after high school.

As a student-athlete at California Lutheran University, Jake was going through the motions and found that he was struggling to find meaning in everything that he was doing. When he realized that his college life style of playing basketball, partying, and studying business was taking a toll on his happiness, he decided to leave school.

Upon leaving behind his college life, Jake embarked on a 6-month journey that took him to places like Guatemala, Australia, Thailand, and more. During this time, he found his calling of motivating millennials just like him. Today, he works to help young people find meaning in their lives.

We interviewed Jake to learn more about his story, his journey and how he went from college dropout to a published author with a passion.

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