It’s Time to Have a Serious Conversation About Mental Health

All the doors close. Everything you do, goes wrong. The negativity begins to paralyze you. No one wants to really listen. You feel checkmated. You remember the day you believed in the world. Instead, the world just took advantage of you. You begin to accept you are alone. Betrayal exists where friendship once resided. Deception […]

Posted June 17, 2020, BY Gurbaksh Chahal


Gurbaksh Chahal | Stay Alive: Pain is Temporary

Sometimes life tests you beyond your limits. Take a deep breath and stop feeling sorry for yourself. Endure the pain. The pain only subsides until you decide to do something about it. In such times, you will feel empty as if no one is on your side. What you must realize: those that aren’t on […]

Posted February 20, 2020, BY Gurbaksh Chahal


Gurbaksh Chahal: The Winning Wake-Up Strategy for a Successful Day

Your morning alarm blasts you awake. You swear and hit the snooze button. You roll over for a few more minutes of sleep. And then, in what seems to be a nano-second, it rings again. You know you can’t ignore it this time and reluctantly haul yourself out of bed. Does this sound like you? […]

Posted November 12, 2019, BY Gurbaksh Chahal


Gurbaksh Chahal: Be true to yourself. Never quit. Never give in.

Be authentic. Be the person you were born to be. Don’t waiver. Don’t get cajoled into wandering off the righteous path in your life journey because of short-term temptations and inducements. Stay on course. Be true to yourself. You came into this world as a unique original. There was no-one else like you. From your […]

Posted November 11, 2019, BY Gurbaksh Chahal


Gurbaksh Chahal: The Happiness Startup. Rules to Live By – Part 3.

In 2013, I first wrote The Happiness Startup, Rules to Live By, a post that went viral and still to date is one of my favorite posts. A year later, I continued the message with The Happiness Startup, Part Deux. Now 5 years later, I decided to write the third act of The Happiness Startup. This is […]

Posted November 7, 2019, BY Gurbaksh Chahal


Gurbaksh Chahal: 7 Things to Remember When the World Seems Set Against You

There comes a time in everyone’s life when the deck seems stacked against you. One minute you can be on top of the world; the next minute the world seems dead set against you. For whatever reason forces have gathered together in a determined effort to drag you down, to discredit everything you have achieved, […]

Posted November 5, 2019, BY Gurbaksh Chahal


Gurbaksh Chahal: Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Lessons Can Apply to Entrepreneurs

Muhammad Ali was a fighter. In every sense of the word. Not just in the boxing ring but in the ring of life. When he passed away three years ago, social media lit up around the world to mourn the passing of this iconic legend and to celebrate his life. Tributes poured in from every […]

Posted November 4, 2019, BY Gurbaksh Chahal

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Gurbaksh Chahal | How You Can Work 18 Hours a Day and Still Be Fit

The 4:30 am Start: The Routine, Diet, and Exercise.  As most people know, being a CEO is a tough job, especially when you’re building a company from scratch. Business is the toughest sport you can play as an athlete. You need the endurance to deal with the highs and lows, the stamina to handle the […]

Posted September 19, 2019, BY Gurbaksh Chahal

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AI Helps or Hinders Entrepreneurship: Gurbaksh Chahal Debunks Myths

While the view isn’t entirely unfounded and things AI can do today were once considered Utopian, but it is a change which should be celebrated rather than doubted. While artificial intelligence (AI) has come a long way over the years, misconceptions and, more importantly, mistrust around it still linger. It is widely believed that humans […]

Posted September 9, 2019, BY Gurbaksh Chahal


Gurbaksh Chahal | False Positives: How Social Media is About to Kill Your Career

A few months back, I saw a post by Ray Newal from Techstars that really resonated. “One of the biggest threats to founders today is false positive signaling. It’s easy to mistake the popularity of posts on social media, or the receipt of unknown or unanticipated awards as signs of success. Be very clear, the only […]

Posted August 19, 2019, BY Gurbaksh Chahal