Comedian Chris Gethard and his team of writers were asked by Comedy Central to submit a pilot of their beloved cable access talk show, The Chris Gethard Show, for Comedy Central's prospective lineup. The team is going for it, and Chris wrote a post on the show's blog, called "Why We're Doing This (And Why We're Not)," about what motivates him/most of us to take creative risks.
How a College Freshman Became One of Pinterest’s First Employees, Then Walked Away to Start His Own Company
In 2010, Sahil Lavingia was recruited to become the fourth employee at Pinterest, then a little-known website. Being handpicked to help develop a site that is now used by millions is impressive in itself, but the accomplishment is made all the more remarkable by the fact that, at the time, Lavingia was an 18-year-old freshman at USC.