Millennial Travel Podcast

Find Meaning and Build Your Life with Adam Smiley Poswolsky

Matt Wilson
January 16, 2024

Our Guest

Adam Smiley Poswolsky is a speaker at Fortune 500 companies, has written for Fast Company, Time, Forbes, and his latest book "The Quarterlife Breakthrough: Invent Your Own Path, Find Meaningful Work, And Build A Life That Matters" was endorsed by the Founder of Zappos Tony Hsieh.  

Smiley seeks to empower millennials to find meaningful work, and help companies attract, retain, and engage this talent.

He has a passion for community and shares his strategies for surrounding yourself with great people all day long.

The Episode

Looking to make a career change? Caught in the rat race?  Feeling stuck?  

I ask Smiley how he coaches people through career changes, gets people to find what drives them, and how to make big asks.  

In this episode you learn networking strategies for finding your next position and find out how Smiley landed writing gigs like Time Magazine and became a paid speaker all over the world.

If you are looking to make a breakthrough that pays your bills and makes you feel like you are contributing to a positive change in the world, this episode is for you.


"When you start to compare yourself to others you're asking the wrong questions."

"If you don't enjoy the day to day of the journey then there's really no point"

"Passion is important, but I think we should talk a little more about persistence"

"Put yourself out there, get out of your comfort zone, and make the big ask"

"Find believers and surround yourself with a community of people who believe in the beauty of your dreams"

Listen in Now and take the first step towards your breakthrough...

You can get this episode directly to your iPhone on iTunes or your Android on Stitcher!

Matt Wilson
Matt Wilson is Co-founder of Under30Experiences and Author of The Millennial Travel Guidebook: Escape More, Spend Less, & Make Travel a Priority in Your Life. He is host of the Live Different Podcast, Millennial Travel Podcast, and formerly Co-founder of He is committed to helping people live more adventurous lives.


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