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.

Global Marketing Day: A Recap

The inaugural Global Marketing Day is on the books. More than 56,000 registrants from all over the world, including those at live studios in four cities — Sydney, London, New York, and San Francisco. At any given time live viewers averaged more than 15,000. The purpose was to connect people from all over the world in a way that had never been done before. “We wanted to do something unique, something that nobody had ever done before and something that will connect people across the whole...

Can the sharing economy save the environment?

It can’t get more “reduce, reuse, recycle” than this. In fact, the sharing economy has transformed the famous phrase into a lifestyle. Mostly popular among Millennials and Gen X, the selection of environmentally-friendly goods and services to contribute your earnings to are increasing. From shared vehicles and lodging to the scooters you see darting down the road, the sharing economy is sure to have something for you to take advantage of. It’s the economy, stupid Statistically speaking,...

The office of the future is laden with snacks

People are spending more time at work these days than at any time since the postwar era. It turns out they’re snacking a whole lot more, too. In the 1890s factory workers were averaging 100 hours a week, which led to the labor movement and the 40-hour workweek. The 40-hour workweek and nine to five lifestyle was a staple in American life for decades, but that 40 hours started to creep up, and a 2014 Gallup poll had that average at 47 hours per week. Maintaining a balance between work and...

Creatives push back on long-term career prospects

Entering the workforce is never easy, but it’s almost impossible if you don’t know where and when to start laying the groundwork for your future career. Going to college is a great start – there you will learn the skills you need to continue to grow through your career for the rest of your working life. But just getting a degree is not enough. You also have to work on building a network, get your LinkedIn profile together, work a few internships, and more. Getting started in your career...

The Future Of Hemp Is Happening Now

Hemp is the latest business boom, and companies are jumping on board with supplements, textiles, building materials, and more. CBD use is also becoming more common and its status in the economy is being felt. More than 1 out of every 4 Americans have tried CBD to relieve pain, stress, and anxiety, and by 2024, the CBD business as a whole is expected to reach $20 billion. The hemp market is extremely varied, though most commonly CBD itself and other types of hemp oil products, are being...

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