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Michael Candelario Champions Goal-Setting in Education and Entrepreneurship to Attain Success

Michael Candelario channels his lifelong passion for education and entrepreneurship into the creation of various businesses that provide innovative solutions to the everyday problems of modern life.

Even at an early age, Michael Candelario already recognized the value of education and exhibited the instincts of an entrepreneur. Facing and overcoming challenges thrilled him, which caused him to take up problem-solving as a hobby. He wholeheartedly welcomed every opportunity to expand his vast array of skills and talents. For instance, he worked hard to become fluent in English and conversational in Spanish while growing up in Phoenix, Arizona. 

His completion of a degree in Real Estate Urban Land and Economics from the University of Wisconsin – School of Business is the perfect example of how he combines academic and business pursuits. He later founded MAC, a property solutions company, and a few other successful businesses. Although the companies are in different industries, they all reveal Michael Candelario’s focus on solving problems in business operations and creating systemic processes.

MAC is a real estate business that provides property solutions to homeowners. The company buys distressed properties to “fix and flip.” Beyond the purchase and renovation of properties, MAC also takes care of the entire operation—from lead generation to the acquisition of properties and the development of exit strategies. In launching MAC, Michal Candelario had in mind homeowners who need assistance in managing real estate operations, acquiring properties, making investments, and more.

The company maintains its competitive edge by providing trustworthy and efficient property solutions to real estate needs. With over thirteen years of experience in the field, MAC has established itself as an industry leader and authority figure.

In addition to MAC, Michael Candelario also founded Nother Mother. The company manufactures unique, organic gummy bear products that have high nutritional value. Rich in multivitamins, Nother Mother products provide children with an enjoyable way to intake their daily nutrient needs. Products from the brand’s adult range include immunity boosters, sleep supporters, organic multivitamins, and many more.

Throughout the recipe development process, Nother Mother handpicked a panel of experts to ensure the production of high-quality products. By carefully considering each product’s flavor, nutritional value, and overall health benefits, the brand has achieved its goal of consistently delivering products that families can enjoy.

Michael Candelario may have diversified his business ventures, but his companies share one goal: to build teams, businesses, and systemic processes that provide innovative solutions to both clients and business partners. It was in 2008 when Michael first recognized the fire within himself that challenged him to grow, strive for greater growth, and achieve his desires. Since then, Michael shared, “I have bloomed into an entrepreneur with a large array of skills and a great team behind me.”

As he commits to keeping the same fire alive, Michael Candelario hopes to use his platform and journey to encourage others to set educational, personal, or business goals. Maintaining the drive to achieve one’s goals may be difficult, but there is no greater feeling than attaining one’s greatness.

For more information on Michael Candelario, you may visit his LinkedIn profile page.

Nick Velasquez Shows You the Secrets to Learn and Master Any Skill Fast in His Bestselling Book Learn, Improve, Master

You either have it or you don’t. Old dogs can’t learn new tricks. It takes 10.000 hours to master a skill.

When it comes to learning, these ideas have been repeated so often they are now accepted as truth. But they are myths and misconceptions, and believing them can hurt our progress, give us a poor perception of our capabilities, and even keep us from learning something in the first place. 

In his book Learn, Improve, Master, Nick Velasquez is on a mission to replace fictions with realities and transform vague ambitions into a clear path forward so you can learn anything fast.

Whether you are learning public speaking, practicing martial arts, picking up a new sport or musical instrument, there are proven strategies to learn and master these abilities in record time. In Learn, Improve, Master, Nick Velasquez breaks down the learning process into an exact science, providing readers with a proven formula for becoming effective learners.

Published in 2020—at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic—the book has skyrocketed into worldwide renown and reached multitudes, garnering high praise and selling tens of thousands of copies.

Nick has spent years researching the sciences of learning, cognitive psychology, peak performance, and mastery. Learn, Improve, Master is the culmination of all his years of research and personal experience learning from multiple fields such as music, writing, photography, entrepreneurship, languages, magic, martial arts, bodybuilding, investing, and many more. The book combines cutting-edge learning science and strategies used by world-class performers so you, too, can learn, improve, and master anything you want. 

The book came at the right time, as people searched for self-development resources to enhance themselves amid COVID-19 lockdowns. Nick provided people with a productive alternative that has given them a renewed sense of hope that better days await us all at the end of the pandemic if we focus on improving ourselves despite overwhelming trials.

And now, with the Olympic Games on their way, Learn, Improve, Master is more relevant than ever. If you want to know what it takes for athletes to become Olympians (from training habits to developing an unshakable mindset) and, more importantly, learn how to develop greatness yourself, you need to read this book.

Nick’s techniques for eliminating learning myths, developing step-by-step strategies for optimizing practice, refining memorization abilities, and developing healthy habits, is propelling his readers toward mastery faster than they ever thought possible.

In addition to Learn, Improve, Master, Nick is the Founder of, a site dedicated to teaching people timeless principles on learning, creativity, and skills development through its science-backed and practical lessons. 

Learn more about Nick and his book, Learn, Improve, Master by visiting his website. You can also follow him on Instagram or Twitter @velznick