By far the most common conversation we have with the folks we interview is about work-life balance. Starting a business or pursuing a creative career makes finding work life balance really tough because there is no clear start and end to one’s work day. We’ve shared some of our conversations on the topic below

Thomas Edwards Jr. | Creator + Author, The 1up Effect, Coach + Consultant

If I think about how my life just a few years ago and where it is today, it’s unrecognizable. Back then, my life was so consumed by work and my identity around that it nearly killed me. The stress, the burning out from the weight of the daily responsibilities of maintaining a successful profitable business really did do a number on me. I struggled a lot with personal issues and I knew eventually that I needed to stop or else I would die. Read more>>

Jason Starbuck

As business owners and Entrepreneurs in many cases we are extremest. We strive to hit the highest goals, to perform for our customers or clients to the best of our abilities. Work life balance comes up quite often and in many cases falls short. One reason for this is there are times when work must take precedence or play. However by using the MOVD30 we focus on repetition and finding what areas must be completed daily. Read more>> 

Vinny Belmont | Artist/Creator

This is a funny question since I actually quit my old job so I could be free of working all the time and now I actually work more than I ever did before. But you hear that a lot in entrepreneurship, that people work all the time. What you usually don’t hear is that it feels entirely different when you’re doing it for you. Read more>>

Maxie Solters | Entertainment Professional & Activist

My whole career focus used to be acting…running around to auditions, getting endless headshots, sending postcards, doing drop-offs, casting workshops, etc. I eventually grew tired of being on someone else’s schedule and decided to put my career into my own hands. Read more>>