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Gurbaksh Chahal | When Writing the Story of Your Life, Don’t Let Anyone Else Hold the Pen.

I love this quote. Its origin isn’t known, but I first came across it in an iconic Harley Davidson ad. To me, the quote is meaningful in several different ways. Fundamentally, it means that you have to be in control of your own life. You chart your own course and don’t stop until you reach [...]

By | 2017-06-08T05:10:37+00:00 April 6th, 2015|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | The Eleven Rules of Life-Fiction for our Youth

Here's an excerpt from the book "Dumbing Down our Kids" by educator Charles Sykes.  It is a list of eleven things you did not learn in school and directed at high school and college grads. While some of these are very blunt, I think our youth definitely needs to understand what they are going to [...]

By | 2017-06-07T06:53:06+00:00 February 13th, 2014|Career|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | Building a Team for Long-Term Growth

When you step on the first rung of the entrepreneurial ladder your team is often a team of one—and that’s you. You wear all of the hats and work all hours of the day as you strive to realize your dream. And, if you’re like me, you do it all from the bedroom of your [...]

By | 2017-06-07T06:43:48+00:00 February 6th, 2014|Business, Entrepreneurship|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | 10 Habits That Can Lead to Success

Success doesn’t come by accident. It comes from consistent hard work in pursuit of a dream. It comes from a passion that drives you, day and night. And it also comes from constantly and diligently employing some key habits that position you for greatness. Over the past three years my new venture, Gravity4, has in every [...]

By | 2017-06-08T06:10:05+00:00 January 12th, 2014|Business, Entrepreneurship|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | The Advantage of Being Young and Fearless

At the age of 16 I dropped out of school to start my first company and I think the advantage that ended up happening at that time is when you’re young you really don’t have the concept of failure. You don’t really have the concept of fear. That’s why even when you’re younger than that you [...]

By | 2017-06-09T07:54:41+00:00 May 28th, 2013|Entrepreneurship|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Explains how to Find the Courage to Start a Business

Fear is your worst enemy – risk is your best friend. The best thing about the unknown is the meaning itself: If success were guaranteed, the journey wouldn't be the same. And the journey is actually what inspires and shapes us to understand that success isn't supposed to be easy, it's supposed to be worth it. [...]

By | 2017-06-06T08:45:32+00:00 October 15th, 2012|Entrepreneurship, Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | Contributes to Something Greater than Ourselves

Gurbaksh Chahal has always known that business is the most primitive game in the world. Failure is always just around the corner, yet discipline and ambition drive us to overcome. The ladder to success isn’t as vertical as people imagine—it has the ability to reshape your life before you finally succeed. Business changes you. It [...]

By | 2017-06-06T08:39:27+00:00 May 17th, 2012|Entrepreneurship, Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | Graduation Commencement Speech at Evergreen College

Below is the commencement speech I delivered to the graduating class at Evergreen College on May 28th, 2010. Thank you, Evergreen College, for asking me to speak here today. I feel honored. Everything starts with a dream, a particle of our imagination that teases us of what the future could be like, as long as [...]

By | 2017-06-06T08:31:54+00:00 May 17th, 2010|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | Honorary Doctorate Acceptance Speech

Today is a very special day and marks an important day in history not only for myself but also for my family. I feel truly honored to be here. Eleven years ago, I made the decision to drop out of high school and pursue my love for business. Getting this award and an honorary doctoral [...]

By | 2017-06-06T08:30:27+00:00 April 28th, 2010|Motivational|0 Comments