Edward Mullen

Edward Mullen is a novelist, blogger, and podcaster from Vancouver, Canada. He is perhaps best known for the widely successful debut novel, THE ART OF THE HUSTLE — an inspiring rags to riches tale. His other books include DESTINY AND FREE WILL, and most recently PRODIGY. Edward has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy from the University of British Columbia and an Associate Certificate in Technical Writing from the British Columbia Institute of Technology. Despite spending a lot of his time indoors writing, Edward continues to enjoy the outdoors. He is an avid tennis player, mountain biker, snowboarder, runner, and traveler. For more information about Edward's latest projects, please visit www.EdwardMullen.com.

The Pursuit Of Success

ByEdward Mullen
How do you justify continuing to walk down a particular path with little or no indication that it will lead anywhere? At what point do you abandon your commitment to that endeavor and pursue something else? Do you simply proceed on blind faith,…

Mo' Money Mo' First World Problems

ByEdward Mullen
Recently, Elite published an article about an annoying rich kid who may be the douchiest person on the internet. He is known for posting ostentatious pictures of his wealth on Instagram, such as exotic cars and stacks of cash. He even posted an…

Mo' Money Mo' First World Problems

ByEdward Mullen
Recently, Elite published an article about an annoying rich kid who may be the douchiest person on the internet. He is known for posting ostentatious pictures of his wealth on Instagram, such as exotic cars and stacks of cash. He even posted an…

The Importance Of Being Able to Connect The Dots

ByEdward Mullen
A couple of years ago, the New York Times put out a short, six and a half minute video called "The Umbrella Man." In it, the narrator revisits a particular theory that was once considered a possible explanation for the assassination of President…

The Art Of Humility

ByEdward Mullen
Something that has been bothering me for a while is humble-braggers. We’re all guilty of it. You know what I’m talking about – you update your status with some self-congratulatory pat on the back, like, “I’m so exhausted; running your own company is…

Make Your Money Last

ByEdward Mullen
A few years ago, a friend of mine became excited when he discovered that he had money in his bank account. His exact words were, “Sweet, I have $150 in my bank account, I’m going to buy some new shoes!” As you might expect, I put palm-to-face and…

The Pursuit Of Happiness

ByEdward Mullen
We’ve all heard the phrase "the grass is always greener on the other side" —the idea that the neighbor’s lawn always looks better than yours from the opposing side of the fence. This phrase is often used more generally to describe our tendency to…

10 Business Lessons You Can Learn From Sherlock Holmes

ByEdward Mullen
1. Master your craft - Sherlock Holmes is a master of deduction. Aside from his natural talents, he constantly develops his skills. Before you start a business, your skills need to be excellent. Whether you are selling a product or service, you…

The Truth About Self-Publishing

ByEdward Mullen
The author, Edward Mullen, should know a thing or two about hustle — he wrote the book on it, literally! Less than a year ago, Edward Mullen had yet to publish a single word or put out any content whatsoever. He kept a folder in his office full of…

Working With Your Partner | Elite Daily

ByEdward Mullen
While watching "Shark Tank," I noticed a trend — many budding entrepreneurs have partnered up with their significant others. The more I thought about it, the choice seemed to make sense. Having a partner that lives in the same house, who you can…

It's Not What You Know, But Who You Know

ByEdward Mullen
We’ve all heard the phrase – it’s not what you know, it’s who you know – but how many of us work as hard at building and maintaining social networks as we do at building our knowledge? I was at a dinner party the other night and this guy was talking…

The Truth Behind Genetic Setbacks & How They Can Affect You

ByEdward Mullen
It’s no secret that the way we look heavily influences our lives. It can determine whether we get a job or a promotion, which friends and partners we attract, and even which hobbies and interests we choose. But to what extent are we at the mercy of…

Getting What You Deserve

ByEdward Mullen
During a meeting with my manager a few years ago, I complained about a problem I was experiencing. I worked in the credit card division of a major bank. It was well understood that if you wanted to move up within the company, you had to work in a…

Create Your Own Luck

ByEdward Mullen
We’ve all heard that hard work pays off, but how many times have you heard that being lucky pays off? Is luck such a thing that can be possessed? And if so, how can we acquire more luck? A friend of mine is the quintessential happy-go-lucky type --…

Romance Or Finance: Do You Favor Love Or Money?

ByEdward Mullen
Which do you value more: love or money? In Ovid's Metamorphoses, Pygmalion was a tired sculptor with ambitions of unfailing love. He carved a woman from ivory to his every standard of beauty and fell in love with her. Finding no woman who could even…

Elite Interviews Daniel H. Wilson

ByEdward Mullen
New York Times bestselling author Daniel H. Wilson has one of the most remarkable Hollywood stories in recent memory. After publishing several successful non-fiction books, he began writing his first full-length novel, Robopocalypse. Before it was…

Is Safe The New Risky? - With MJ DeMarco

ByEdward Mullen
On January 1st, 2013, I published an article on Elite Daily titled: The Practical Applications Of Fear In A Modern World. In it, I discuss how unnecessary fear can seep into our consciousness and derail our ambitions. I have decided to write a…

How To Stay Committed To Your New Year's Resolution

ByEdward Mullen
If you set a New Year’s resolution, then you should be commended. Making changes in one’s life is not always easy. Setting new goals at the start of a year does two things for you. It creates a psychological boundary in one’s mind that can give…

The Power Of Cumulative Effort

ByEdward Mullen
There is a famous story called The Inventor of Chess and The Emperor, perhaps you’ve heard it. If not, allow me to sum it up for you. One day, an inventor took his latest creation to the Emperor. He called it, the game of chess. The Emperor was so…

The Practical Applications Of Fear In A Modern World

ByEdward Mullen
How much control does fear have over our lives? The question occurred to me after watching the trailer for M. Night Shyamalan's new futuristic tale After Earth, starring Will and Jaden Smith. In the trailer, we can hear Will say to his son, “Fear is…