Sophia started an online eBay store selling vintage designer clothing at the age of 22. Using MySpace to connect with girls around the world, Sophia was one of the first sellers to build a business following through social media. In 2008, Sophia launched her fashion retail website, “Nasty Gal,” which grew extremely successful. She is now an established author, speaker, and strong female role model. From Sophia, I learned the importance of being bold in both my career and life.
“You create the world, blink by blink. It is entirely yours to discover and yours to create.” – Sophia Amoruso
Rolf is a journalist, travel writer, and author whose pieces have been featured in many notable publications including The National Geographic. He has reported stories from over 60 countries and once traveled for a six-week stretch, covering 12 countries and 34,000 miles, with no luggage or bags! Reading his book opened my eyes to a new way of living, with more freedom. His work motivated me to set up my life for location-independence and long-term travel.
“Vagabonding is an attitude—a friendly interest in people, places, and things that makes a person an explorer in the truest, most vivid sense of the word.” – Rolf Potts
Tim Ferris is an author, investor, entrepreneur, and public speaker. His work covers a wide range of topics including personal and character development, exercise routines, cooking, lifestyle design, and business. Tim is frequently experimenting with mastering new arts. He is a Guinness world record holder in Argentine tango and a former Chinese kickboxing national champion. Through his podcast. he connects top performers from every area of life. From Tim, I discovered strategies for living more and working less.
“The question you should be asking isn’t, ‘What do I want?’ or ‘What are my goals?’ but ‘What would excite me?’ – Tim Ferris