Relationships

Post Originally Appeared on Thought Catalog Recently a friend of mine told me that as human beings we spend the first half of our lives collecting, and the second half of our lives determining what to keep. Having just celebrated my 39th birthday these words hit home and it got me thinking about the lessons…

Read more 38 Lessons That Took 38 Years For Me To Learn – Originally appeared on Thought Catalog

Photo Courtesy of Mitchell Jordan “Michael, Michael, Michael. You are not going to believe it. I won the lottery. After 18 years of applying for a visa to The United States of America, I got in. They accepted me. I won the lottery. It has been my lifelong dream.” At exactly 3:04 on a Tuesday…

Read more I WILL NEVER LIVE IN AMERICA AGAIN – Originally appearing on Thought Catalog

Post Originally Appeared on Thrive Global / Photo Courtesy of Mitchell Jordan This past week, a mentor of mine, serial entrepreneur and Leadership and Communication Professor at IESE Business School, Conor Neill, left a comment on my blog that read, “My mentor taught me that you have to get clear in 3 areas of your…

Read more THE MOST POWERFUL WORDS A MENTOR CAN SAY – Originally Appeared on Thrive Global

  Two years ago in the midst of a career change I contacted someone I admired requesting a chance to meet, and to my surprise, he agreed. Forgetting my wallet and making him float the bill topped off a laundry list of mistakes I made during our time together. In addition to trying to act…

Read more 6 LIFE LESSONS I LEARNED BY CONTACTING SOMEONE I ADMIRED TOO SOON – Originally appeared on Thought Catalog

  Post originally appeared in Thought Catalog and re-posted in Thrive Global On a cloudy October day in 2010, a girl stopped into a fleeting ray of sunshine, tilted back her head, and smiled, and in those three seconds of sunshine I fell in love. In that exact moment I remember thinking to myself that she was…

Read more IN ORDER TO FIND THE LOVE OF MY LIFE, I FIRST HAD TO FIND MYSELF – Originally appeared in Thought Catalog

Article originally appeared in Thought Catalog The first time my parents came to Barcelona from the United States to meet my soon-to-be wife, my dad pulled me aside and said, “never come home”. Growing up, I had always believed that prior to settling down and starting a family, that it was not only important, but…

Read more 5 REASONS WHY MARRIAGE IS THE ONE “LIFE HACK” THAT MAKES EVERYTHING ELSE EASIER – Originally appeared in Thought Catalog