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Boys Like #GirlBoss; Girls Like Cars and Money

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I just graduated, and like many of you facing a big turning point — surprise! — I don’t have it all figured out. So, like any red-blooded male facing something new and difficult, I pulled myself up by my bootstraps, put my nose to the grindstone, and picked up a copy of #GirlBoss (Portfolio, 2015), a look at Nasty Gal founder Sophia Amoruso’s unconventional path to becoming a multi-million dollar, entrepreneurial success story, and how other girls can use their individuality to find their own path to success. OK, so it’s not what I had in mind, but my girlfriend promised it was “really good,” and you can only watch so much Netflix before you question your sanity. So, without further…

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Spartan Up! Outside Magazine’s Mike Roberts Shares Lessons from World-Renowned Athletes

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Having access to some of the most successful athletes in the world is a perk of the job for Mike Roberts, editor for Outside Magazine. But for Roberts, the best part is not only getting the chance to understand and examine how these athletes have pushed past injuries and setbacks, but also listening to them talk about their experiences and the knowledge they’ve gained about their sport over the years. Here Roberts tells Spartan Up’s Joe De Sena, founder and CEO of Spartan Race, the lessons he’s taken away from talking to the world’s top outdoor athletes. For more, watch the Podcast above. ABOUT SPARTAN UP! THE PODCAST: Every day, Joe De Sena, founder and CEO of Spartan Race and a New York Times…

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