Brian Wallace

Brian Wallace is a Columnist at Grit Daily. He is an entrepreneur, writer, and podcast host. He is the Founder and President of NowSourcing and has been featured in Forbes, TIME, and The New York Times. Brian previously wrote for Mashable and currently writes for Hacker Noon, CMSWire, Business 2 Community, and more. His Next Action podcast features entrepreneurs trying to get to the next level. Brian also hosts #LinkedInLocal events all over the country, promoting the use of LinkedIn among professionals wanting to grow their careers.

Fighting The Measles Outbreak

Measles has become a worldwide problem again. In the Democratic Republic of Congo measles is killing more people than Ebola, and it’s killing them faster than Ebola. The World Health Organization named vaccine hesitancy as one of the ten biggest threats to world health for 2019, and vaccine hesitancy is responsible for the biggest surge in measles cases in the United States since 1994. Why is measles making a comeback if it is vaccine preventable? How Measles Came Under Control Measles was...

Why You Should Learn To Cook Already

People are spending more money on restaurants than groceries as of 2015, and there are a lot of reasons why. Those in the workforce are spending more time at work than at any time since the industrial revolution and subsequent labor movement, so many people just don’t have the time to cook like they used to.  The economy is also doing better, which means that people are splurging on having someone else do the cooking and cleaning for them. But one factor that stands out is the fact that 25% of...

Why Fixing Broken Smartphones Is A Smart Move

What did you do the last time you cracked your phone’s screen? Chances are you ran to the phone store and got yourself a replacement, at least once the crack started affecting your phone’s performance. Most people will replace rather than repair smartphones, and it’s adding 350,000 phones to the waste stream in America each day. We rely on our phones for just about everything. In fact, 20% of us rely on a smartphone as our only connection to the internet. We use our phones to search for and...

High Quality CBD? No Longer A Pipe Dream…

CBD is sold everywhere from your corner convenience store to a person you barely know on Facebook’s ‘home based business.’ But with few regulations regarding its growing practices, extraction methods, and manufacturing, how do you know you’re actually getting what you pay for? Finding high quality CBD is an issue for those who use it for the various ailments it is reported to treat, but even reputable retailers are jumping on board. CVS And Walgreens Are Already Selling CBD Now that hemp is...

Do “blue zones” offer a way to live longer?

What if you could live to 100 and beyond? Currently the global life expectancy is 72 years, but there are pockets of communities throughout the world where people routinely live longer than average. Genetics aren’t the only factor leading to longevity, either – oftentimes diet, exercise, and lifestyle go a lot farther than genetics. By 2050 living to 100 will be quite common. It’s estimated that there will be over three million centenarians worldwide by then, compared to fewer than half...

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