Michael Tunney

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Michael is a media strategist and content developer at Brass Check where he helps clients create spreadable messages. He received his BA from the University of Illinois in 2008 and his JD from DePaul University in 2011.

10 Things You Are Doing That Are Keeping You From Success

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The end of the year is upon us and you know what that means: annoying New Years resolution blog posts. We all know that stuff doesn’t work. This is not one of those pieces. If you’re coming here you probably already have goals and are working towards them to various degrees of success. You don’t need someone telling you to try harder or be more ambitious. What is difficult to address are our own blind spots — we are often our own worst enemies. This post will help you self-diagnose and remove the obstacles that we often put up ourselves that prevent us from truly succeeding. Here are 10 Things You Are Doing That Are Keeping You From Success.

15 Reasons Why You Should Drop Out Of College

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For more and more young people, college is being thought of as more of an option, rather than a necessity, and for good reason. The university system looks more like a shell game than a place to be educated. Hell, the symbol for America’s university system, Harvard, is a hedge fund with a university tacked on as a side business. Fifty three percent of recent college grads are jobless or underemployed and forty five percent are still living with their parents. There are 115,000 graduates who are janitors. Student debt is at $1.1 trillion (more than credit card debt) and 10% of all borrowers are defaulting on their loans.  Young entrepreneurs with the skills and hustle now have the ability to explore other paths, like starting a business or joining a startup.