Brendan Marshall

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Brendan is taking this thing called life one day at a time. It's more fun that way. Read along to learn about his journey.

How The Secrets To Success Could Be Hiding In Your Everyday Life

By Brendan Marshall
There are those in the world who grow up with a sense of what their professional lives will ultimately become. Future doctors, lawyers, accountants, police officers and fire fighters put themselves on a path to an end, marking off each milestone as…

Why Good Friends Are Worth Your Thanks, All Year Around

By Brendan Marshall
“Some ships sail the ocean; some ships sail the sea. Some ships are made of metal; some ships are made of wood. But the best ships are friendships, and those mean the most to me.” – Sebastian James Healy Why am I thankful? What is there to truly…

Secrets Of Young Professionals: 6 Ways To Find Your Path To Success Post-College

By Brendan Marshall
College life is fun, there is no denying that. Many would argue that ages 18 to 22 are the best years life has to offer, and it is not uncommon to see individuals peak during that time. My condolences to anyone whom your mind conjures up while…

Rome Wasn't Built In A Day: Embrace The Fact That Your Life Won't Happen Overnight

By Brendan Marshall
Life is a game, right? We can all agree that skill is required to rise to the top. It’s chess, not checkers, which means that it often requires keen strategy and patience to ultimately reach success, however you choose to define that term. The…

Wanderlust Is Calling: How To Drop Everything And Start Over

By Brendan Marshall
It might sound crazy at first, but at some point, you have probably thought about what it would be like to start a new life. It’s the mystical “pack your bag, get on a flight and throw caution into the wind” mentality that leaves you in a seemingly…

When I Realized That I Was Doing It Wrong: How To Properly Address Your Mistakes And Issues

By Brendan Marshall
We all make mistakes. The lessons learned from these mistakes are crucial for our overall development. This idea is especially true for 20-somethings as we transition from teenagers and college students into full-blown, mortgage bearing,…

Why There Are Lessons To Be Learned From Listening To Our Elders

By Brendan Marshall
One of the earliest lessons we are taught as children is to “respect our elders.” Younger generations like ours can gain infinite knowledge from the decades of experience under the belts of our elders. I’d like to highlight one man in particular,…

The Growing Pains Of Life: From Hardship To Happiness

By Brendan Marshall
At 26, I often sit and wonder how I got to where I am. Yes, that sounds trite and sappy to use as an opening line, but you do, too. In fact, we all do. Reflection is healthy and necessary to put our thoughts and ideas into perspective. At times, I…

The Life Lessons You Learn After You Graduate From College

By Brendan Marshall
When I look back on the last twelve years of my life, they appear in thirds.  It’s a simple visual really, since the first four make up my high school years, next four are dedicated to college, and the most previous four years were spent gaining the…

Bringing Chivalry Back

By Brendan Marshall
About three weeks ago, I joined a coworker for dinner at a popular downtown restaurant. It was here that I would experience one of the simplest yet effective acts of chivalry I have ever had the chance to witness. My colleague, let’s call him Kurt,…

Patience Is A Virtue

By Brendan Marshall
The bus is late again. What is taking her so long to get ready? Is the waitress ever going to bring us our drinks? These are a few small examples of the countless number of inconveniences we experience on a daily basis. They pluck at our nerves,…

Use Your Fears To Your Advantage

By Brendan Marshall
We are all afraid of something. Phobias come in many shapes and sizes. They’re sunk deep into our psyche and more difficult to shake than the worst Sunday morning hangover. I, for instance, am afraid of jelly fish due to a sail boat summer camp…

Why You Should Never Settle For Less When Dating

By Brendan Marshall
Visitors to Elite Daily are generally in pursuit of something more – something greater than their current state. Its loyal readers are searching for a spark to ignite the passion that it takes to succeed. We are each on a personal path with…

Why You Need To Embrace The Grind

By Brendan Marshall
When we think of a grind, some images that come to mind are the beans before a morning cup of coffee, a car’s manual transmission in search of the right gear, Jersey Shore dance moves or a gritty ice hockey player. Think further and we conjure up an…