Business of Being Awesome
About This Show
A Podcast at the crossroads of life and business dedicated to inspiring young professionals seeking meaningful work. Life's too short to be anything but awesome. Hosted by Erica Zendell and Lily Chen in Cambridge, MA. #bizoba
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Most Recent Episode
Gillian Morris, CEO and Founder of Hitlist #bizoba (Summer Special)
Aug 28 16
Planning your next vacation, #bizoba ballers? If not, by the end of this episode, we think you will be.
In this summer special, we talk to CEO and Founder Gillian Morris about her remarkable journey toward building Hitlist, a travel company focused on helping you turn the trip of your dreams into an affordable reality by filtering cheap flights on flexible dates to droolworthy destinations. If the saying is true, that "traveling is the only thing you spend money on that makes you richer,” Hitlist is on track to make everyone a millionaire.
Tune in to hear Gillian share about the high school choir trip that sparked her wanderlust, the post-college journalism gig that led to an odyssey around East and Central Asia, and the hackathon that took her from Istanbul back to the United States and onto her biggest trip: into entrepreneurship. Riding out the turbulence of startup life and flying higher every day toward making Hitlist the next travel-tech success story, Gillian Morris is very much in the business of being awesome.
Ready for your next adventure? Download Hitlist on your iPhone, check out Wandertab on Chrome, or search hitlistapp.com/flights on your web browser to put the trip of your dreams at your fingertips. Until next episode, happy end of summer, keep calm, and travel on!
#bizobabullets of wisdom from this episode:
1. Everyone experiences turbulence on the journey to finding and doing meaningful work.
2. “Seize the opportunity to travel” because it’ll make you a healthier, happier, more creative person
3. This one isn’t original, but J.R.R. Tolkien had it right: “Not all who wander are lost"
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