How To Build A Legendary Company: Say ‘No’ To Business Models, Forecasting & Projections (And Do This Instead)

By Christopher Lochhead   It can be terrifying to start a business. Between finding customers, figuring out your core offering, and projecting revenue, you face a lot of uncertainty as an entrepreneur. And that’s before you’ve even gone to market. To be truly legendary, however, you need the courage to be different than everyone else. Rejecting the pack mentality…

Is There A Formula For Happiness? Science Says There Is

By Christopher Lochhead   Lately, it seems that we talk more and more about success and satisfaction and less about being truly happy.  This is especially true for young people, who have to work harder than ever for financial security. While NYU Stern Professor of Marketing, Scott Galloway, has done his fair share of research on how…

3 Women Who Are Changing The Way We Think About Designing A Product

The best way to design a category is to find a problem, articulate it powerfully, and make sure others see the solution as you see it. By Christopher Lochhead   Most of us can’t go a single hour without reaching for our iPhones. But nobody even knew why they needed an iPhone until Steve Jobs told them. And he…

NBA Legend Bill Walton: Positivity Is The Most Powerful Force

By Christopher Lochhead Click here to listen to the full podcast with the legendary Bill Walton. Things can go tragically, horribly wrong in life. Accidents happen, loved ones get sick and houses burn down. Bill Walton, NBA Hall-of-Famer and Emmy award-winning ESPN announcer, knows this all too well. He has spent half of his adult…

NBA Star Andre Iguodala: Success Is All About Life Design

By Christopher Lochhead When you ask the average professional athlete what got them to where they are, most will credit hard work, determination and discipline. Three-time NBA champion Andre Iguodala’s answer? Life design. The 2012 NBA All-Star and current Golden State Warriors swingman says that, with the right life design, “you’ll learn what it takes…

Should I Start a Business?

By Christopher Lochhead I was 18 when I got thrown out of school for being stupid. It turns out that if you get enough D’s and F’s, they tell you to stop coming. (Later, when I found out that I’m dyslexic, my education made some sense to me.) So, at the age of 18 with…

Why Entrepreneurship Is Legendary

By Christopher Lochhead Some entrepreneurs have one goal: make as much money as possible. Everyone wants to bring home the bacon, to earn big bucks for our work. And cold, hard cash can be a strong indicator that the work we do is valuable. But money isn’t everything. If you only focus on revenue, you…

Fuck Hustle: 7 Reasons Hustle is Bad Advice

By Christopher Lochhead Hustle, hustle, hustle. This is arguably the top piece of success advice you hear today. Entrepreneurial porn stars like Grant Cardone, Tai Lopez and Gary Vaynerchuk, love to pontificate at the church of hustle. Vaynerchuk says hustle is “the most important word ever”. Cardone sells a “hustle muscle” lime green wrist band on his…

Corporations Are Dead. Top Tech Investor Mike Maples, Jr. Tells Us Why

By Christopher Lochhead In the 1800s, there were exactly zero corporations with more than 100 employees in the U.S. But then the Industrial Revolution happened. As we quickly embraced the power of technological innovations like the steam engine and railroads, our overall standard of living improved immensely. John D. Rockefeller, Cornelius Vanderbilt, and other titans…