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Matt Wilson


Austin, Texas Area

Member Since November 2020




Matt Wilson is Co-founder and CEO of the travel company for people ages 21-35 Under30Experiences, named number 801 on the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies in America. Matt was formerly the co-founder of the media site Under30CEO (Acquired 2016) and is the Host of the Live Different Podcast on Business, Travel, Health, and Performance. He has interviewed everyone from NBA Legend Kareem Abdul Jabbar to the President of Starbucks. Matt's writing is published in Forbes, Inc. Magazine, and The Huffington Post and he is part of the invite-only Young Entrepreneurs' Council (YEC) comprised of the world's most successful entrepreneurs 40 and younger. Matt is a shareholder of the Green Bay Packers. He hosts yoga and fitness retreats in his free time.

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Web Traffic Plummeting? Eight Approaches to Identify the Cause

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A steep drop in traffic to your website can be concerning, but with the right approach, you can investigate and identify the reason behind it. No matter what kind of website you run, traffic tends to ebb and flow over time. Small dips are rarely cause for concern, especially if things pick back up shortly after. However, after a sudden and sharp decline in website traffic, you might want to investigate further to determine the cause and solve the issue at its core. Below, a panel of Newsweek Expert Forum members explained how companies should approach investigating the cause of plummeting website traffic. Try one of these eight methods to get to the root of the problem.

10 Overlooked Ways to Create a More Flexible Work Environment

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Flexibility means different things to different people, so don't be afraid to think outside the box when it comes to offering workplace flexibility. In today’s always-on world, employees are often expected to be available at any time. But as the pandemic persists, many business professionals are realizing the value of work-life balance -- especially when it comes to remote work. As a result, many leaders are seeking ways to accommodate their employees’ schedules and external responsibilities. But flexibility is more than just allowing people to work from home.  To that end, a panel of Newsweek Expert Forum members shared some lesser-known ways to offer flexibility to employees. Here are their insights for creating a flexible work environment that works for everyone on your team.

14 Important Keys to Creating Natural Business Relationships

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Whether it's an employee, a partner or a potential client, business success depends on nurturing genuine, organic relationships. When speaking or working with a new employee, partner or prospect, you don't want to jump right into a sale or ask someone for a favor upfront. Instead, it's best to approach the relationship in a genuine, authentic manner and allow things to develop naturally. Otherwise, you may drive the other party away if your outreach or conversation feels forced. To help organically build business relationships, a panel of Newsweek Expert Forum members share 14 important elements of successful connections with your stakeholders. Follow their advice to help improve the quality and flow of your business conversations.

10 Practical Ways to Build Company Resilience

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Resilience is a key characteristic of every successful and sustainable business. The ability to stand tall through economic downfalls and other obstacles that might impact your business is crucial. However, building a resilient business isn’t easy. To help, 10 members of Newsweek Expert Forum shared practical ways companies can build their resilience. Here are their recommended methods and why following them is critical in today’s world.

Eight Effective Ways Leaders Can Sustain Mental Wellness Under Pressure

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Business leaders have a lot to take care of, but self-care is of paramount importance if they want to keep performing at their best. As an industry leader, you have to deal with countless stressors, from the pressures of business management to the well-being of your employees and other stakeholders.  It can be difficult to find time for yourself when dealing with all these concerns. However, if you don’t prioritize your emotional health and fill your own cup, you’ll be too depleted and burnt out to take care of your business’s needs. To help, eight members of Newsweek Expert Forum shared ways industry leaders can maintain their own mental wellness while tending to their leadership duties. Follow their tips for better balance and overall well-being.

13 Ways to Maintain Brand Relevance Amidst Changing Industry Trends

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Your industry is constantly changing. Learn how to change your brand along with it. An industry never remains the same for too long. There will always be new trends or developments on the horizon, and if a brand doesn’t evolve, it will soon be forgotten.  However, there are ways to keep your brand top-of-mind for consumers and industry peers. The key is being able to adapt and adjust your strategy to suit the times. To help you do this, a panel of Newsweek Expert Forum members shared ways institutions can maintain relevance amidst the constant shifting trends and challenges in their industry.

Company details


Company bio

Group travel for young adults. #189 on Financial Times 1000 list of America's fastest-growing companies. #801 on Inc 5000 List of fastest growing private companies in America. Our mission is to make travel more fun, stress free and accessible to young people. We believe our generation needs to see the world in order to understand it. We're not a travel company, we're an experience company. We design the best possible adventures in exotic locations and take care of you every step of the way. It's our job to maximize fun with the best possible itineraries. Our top trips include Costa Rica, Iceland, Machu Picchu, Ireland, France, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Belize, Bali....


Travel & Lifestyle

Area of focus

Group Travel
Travel for 21-35 Year Old Young Adult
Trips to Costa Rica

Company size

11 - 50