About Us

The Mission

We are a free online platform dedicated to providing real, educational, and professional guidance to young adults. Our One-Stop-Shop makes life easier, healthier, and happier, ultimately making the world a little bit better.

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The Roots

I remember very vividly reading an article that stated 50% of people in their 20s have cried at work and a similar percentage skipped work due to immense stress. Thinking there would be some type of helpline, I checked up and down the article, again and again, for guidance on what young adults should do when they feel this way. Nothing.

It was as if young adults struggling was a good enough statistic to publish and the real problem at hand wasn’t a concern. Surprised with this coming from a renowned company, I searched the internet for common questions young adults ask, thinking this article was an anomaly. The result was exhausting: a lack of professional advice in the top results, hard to navigate websites, and a disregard of clear actionable steps. Time and time again, the search resulted in less clarity and more unanswered questions.

The frustration I felt fueled a passion to solve the problem – with $300 and an idea, I went to work.

It’s been well over a year, and the results have been astounding. We are now 30 people strong with a comprehensive platform. We’ve published hundreds of original articles across a multitude of relevant topics from top experts in their fields, built a library of self-help videos, and recently launched a coaching directory, providing 1:1 guidance.

We strive to connect people looking for guidance with information and experts that can help. Through this act, over and over, we can make the world a little bit better. Thank you for learning with us.

Stay Curious,

The Metrics

13 Team Members

From top tier advisers to state-of-the-art creatives, our team works hard to bring you this platform for free.

24 Industry Coaches

Our team of coaches increases so quickly it's hard to keep this metric up-to-date! They're here to help you succeed.

38 Tailored Topics

Our wide array of topics all have one thing in common - getting you through your 20s.

400+ Relevant Articles

...And growing! New articles every day. If you don't see a topic you're looking for, let us know.

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The Platform Team

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Joe Stadel

Founder

Senior Technology Consultant by day - passionate entrepreneur by night. Yes, he’s old enough to have ‘Senior’ in his work title, yet he still gets carded for a lottery ticket.

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Kate Rolfes

Adviser/Social Media

When she's not busy shipping products around the world with her other business, Kate is hard at work spreading our brand across our numerous social media accounts.

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Amy Slamp

Adviser

As a retired Senior Program Advisor from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Amy brings expertise and guidance to keep this platform fun, relevant, and educational.

Chris Williams

Adviser

Chris has been the SVP/Head of Marketing for Vanguard, Lending Club, and Campbells (to name a few). He’s likely the reason you know of us.

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Tim Rolfes

Adviser

Tim is a Senior Program Manager at Christ Hospital Health Network in Cincinnati. If there’s an impossible task, he’ll have an answer by the weekend.

Dr. Charles Meakin III

Adviser

Chuck spent 40 years passionately studying healthcare, eastern philosophies, and fitness predictors of longevity and happiness. He keeps us moving forward in every aspect of our business.

Aki Weininger

Graphics

Aki is an Art major with a concentration in Graphic Design at Westfield State University. We figured you don’t want to look at overused stock images, so she’s fixing it (with Arnaud!).

Arnaud Bachelard

Photos

Arnaud is a copywriter and photographer from Chamonix, France. The best photos you see come from him. This is the only time you’ll see him without a gelato!

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Colette Barry

Videos

Colette has made videos for Microsoft, Adobe, and Stanford University, between teaching yoga classes. She’s here because we know that you’d “rather watch the movie than read the book.”

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Casey Sagolla-Slamp

Coaches

After placing second at the Taipei World Drumming Competition, Casey decided he wanted a new challenge – like growing this platform. Challenge accepted.

Cathy Habas

SEO

Our third Bucknellian! From the Scepter Marketing team, Cathy is the reason we are the number one result for "Guide for your 20s" on Google. How sweet is that?

Ryan Thompson

Finances

When he’s not racing in Ironman competitions, Ryan’s keeping our finances up to speed. Thank goodness he became a CPA so we didn’t have to.

Andrew Fossen

YouTube

As an expert in YouTube Marketing, Drew came in to fix everything wrong with our channel. Now he's taking our views to the next level.

The Coaches