August 14, 2020

About Us

Advice and guidance from older family members, mentors, and otherwise is always good, especially for young professionals. Sometimes, however, the advice and guidance of a peer proves more valuable. These people have grown up in the same generation, experienced culture and the changes within it during the same time period, and generally undergo similar challenges at similar stages of life. Given this, the advice and guidance of a peer is often more specific and easy to understand, applicable, and just overall more helpful than that of one’s elder. Unfortunately, most articles at places like Forbes, Money Magazine, and the New York Times are by older professionals. Of course, there’s nothing wrong with this, but it does make finding published content by young professionals for other young professionals a more difficult task. That’s where The Young & Rising comes in.

The Young & Rising is a website featuring advice and guidance for young and rising professionals, by young and rising professionals. We strive to be the meeting ground for lesser known voices and those who can benefit from the content these people provide.

“Advice and guidance from older family members, mentors, and otherwise is always good, especially for young professionals. Sometimes, however, the advice and guidance of a peer proves more valuable.”

J.P. Pressley came up with the idea for The Young & Rising during the late spring of 2019 after realizing that there wasn’t a website dedicated to showcasing the beneficial content of his fellow young professionals. As was indicated by the small yet informative blogs run by some of his friends and others, there was no lack of this content on the internet. But there was no place that featured this content exclusively such that people could go to one site to read specific peoples’ work and discover that of others. Nor was there a platform for the numerous producers of this content to be featured and thus discovered regularly aside from their own sites. Hoping to help both producer and consumer, Pressley went to work on creating The Young & Rising.

The Young & Rising is a website featuring advice and guidance for young and rising professionals, by young and rising professionals. We strive to be the meeting ground for less known voices and those who can benefit from the content these people provide.”

Having just launched in April 2020, The Young & Rising is still in the early stages and looking forward to continuing to grow and benefit young professionals from all walks of life. To stay abreast of our articles and other news, subscribe to our newsletter! And if you’re interested in providing content for other young professionals, reach out to us here.

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