Francisco Alvarez

Francisco Alvarez is a life coach, speaker & entrepreneur. A graduate of St. Thomas University in Miami, Florida, his goals include an appearance on ABC's Shark Tank & giving a TEDTalk lecture.

How To Date On A Budget And Still Look Like A Gentleman

ByFrancisco Alvarez
Times are tight. More and more millennials are living at home and having a hard time landing a job to pay for all those school loans. As if that wasn't tough enough, finding love during economic hardship for many of us seems like an insurmountable…

Why Tsū Might Be The Social Media Platform That Changes The Internet

ByFrancisco Alvarez
You probably own a Facebook, Twitter or Instagram account. Perhaps you even own all three. Who can blame you? They have all been at the forefront of how Millennials interact with one another in the 21st century. That thinking, however, is apparently…

The Best Things In Life Are Free, But Dating Someone Will Cost You

ByFrancisco Alvarez
Love is a powerful emotion. It has the ability to overwhelm us with desire, passion and drive. When you're submerged in its grasp, you know it. It's almost palpable. More often than not, we succumb to love because it is the essence of what makes us…

5 Hispanic Public Figures Who Are Role Models For This Generation

ByFrancisco Alvarez
The world is turning a corner, and we are fortunate enough to witness a chosen few making strides to make it a better place. During September and October, we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. As a country, we take the time to honor those in the…

Smooth Operator: How To Secure A Date After Getting Her Number

ByFrancisco Alvarez
It's Friday night, and your boss has been riding you like American Pharaoh. Nothing sounds better than a night full of mouth-watering food, a few drinks and great company. Coincidentally, your phone goes off. It's a text from your boys, saying…

Game, Set, Mismatch: Why Tennis Is Such An Unappreciated Sport To Gen-Y

ByFrancisco Alvarez
When I was 14 years old and just picking up a racquet for the first time, I heard the most fascinating definition of the game of tennis: "Tennis is a 100 mph chess match." — Gabriela Sabatini Still, to this day, that vivid description has stuck, and…

Legion Of Doom: Why The Kam Chancellor Holdout Should End All Holdouts

ByFrancisco Alvarez
Kam Chancellor is no stranger to delivering big hits. But right now, his reputation is the one currently taking a devastating blow. Known for putting the boom in the Legion of Boom, the Seattle Seahawks' self-proclaimed defensive secondary,…

Like It Or Not: Why America Needs Donald Trump In The White House

ByFrancisco Alvarez
Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not reflect the official position of Elite Daily. Abrasive, blunt and callous are words that normally wouldn't be used to describe a president of the United…

The Ancient Taboo: Why Millennials Won't Discuss Money

ByFrancisco Alvarez
Money can buy happiness. Society just doesn't make us feel comfortable admitting it. If I seem brash right off the bat, please accept my apologies. It just seems as though these days, especially among Millennials, money is always flying under the…

How To Learn To Roll With The Punches When It Comes To Rejection

ByFrancisco Alvarez
“With the first pick of the 2015 NFL Draft…” “After careful consideration, we’ve decided to go with…” “I’m sorry, but I've met someone else…” There are various ways to say "not you." I can think of many more, but let’s just leave it at that. (I…

The X Factor: Why Celebrity Endorsements Are Good For Business

ByFrancisco Alvarez
We live in a world of constant awareness. Everywhere we look, someone is always trying to grab our attention in any way possible, whether it's through television, newspapers, magazines and yes, even articles like this one. Media is the monster that…

How Apple Became The $700 Billion Innovation Machine It Is

ByFrancisco Alvarez
Not a lot of things can move me these days. Sure, I'll admit I'm a sucker for the occasional viral video about helping the homeless or animals being rescued, but there's something a bit more mainstream that's been catching my eye over the years. I…

Why Falling Out Of Love Is So Much Harder Than Falling In Love

ByFrancisco Alvarez
These days, it doesn't take much to grab someone's attention. A quick gaze across a room, a meeting through a mutual friend or even running across each other's profiles online can do the trick. Although I don't want you to label me as a believer of…

4 People, 5 Places And 3 Things That Make San Juan The Best Vaca Spot

ByFrancisco Alvarez
If when you look out your office window all you see are tall buildings clouded by air pollution or, even worse, you're stuck in a cube farm, then I've got the solution for you: Come see me. Life forces us to take getaways from time to time. If, for…

Gluten This, GMO That: Your Grocery Shopping Cheat Sheet

ByFrancisco Alvarez
We've all heard the old adage, "You are what you eat." In this day and age, however, it seems as though the more time passes, the more confused we become as to what should go into our bodies. It's almost as bewildering as watching a "Dr.…

Why Good Guy Ben Affleck Doesn't Need To Apologize For His Lineage

ByFrancisco Alvarez
Ben Affleck continues to demonstrate he's nothing short of a class act. In a move worthy of his newfound Southern charm, Affleck went on record to apologize to the media regarding the recent controversy surrounding his family history. As a brief…

The One Fear You Should Harbor That Will Help You Overcome All Others

ByFrancisco Alvarez
Before you begin reading, I'd like you to do a quick exercise with me. Ask yourself one very important question: What is the one thing you're most scared of in your life? Don't answer immediately. Take a moment to think about it and write it…

ESPN Reporter Britt McHenry Proved The Celebrity Spotlight Is Always On

ByFrancisco Alvarez
It seems as though every day, there's a different headline surrounding one of our favorite public figures, and, more often than not, it's accompanied by damaging news. From politicians to entertainers and everyone else in-between, celebrities are…

A Woman Is Making History In Puerto Rico And The World Needs To Take Notice

ByFrancisco Alvarez
Something is brewing in Puerto Rico, and this time, it's more than just the coffee. For the first time in the island's history, a woman has made it public that she will be running for office in 2016 in hopes of becoming the first female candidate…

Rafael Nadal Is Back, But We Never Doubted Him In The First Place

ByFrancisco Alvarez
Rafael Nadal is back with a vengeance. The menacing left-handed Spaniard conquered the clay courts of Argentina this past weekend for his first title of 2015 and the first one in more than nine months. Nadal did so in heartbreaking fashion,…