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Bridget Hilton

Author/FounderExperiential Billionaire

Los Angeles, CA

Member Since October 2020


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Bridget is a leading expert on the art, science, and path to becoming rich in life experiences. Growing up in Flint, MI, she struggled with depression and drugs. As a teenager, she used her love of music as inspiration for a different future, and hustled her way into the largest record label in the world - helping to launch some of today's biggest careers in music such as Rihanna, The Weeknd, Lady Gaga, and Taylor Swift. Inspired by a viral video of a deaf woman hearing for the first time, she then founded the first social good electronics company, LSTN, sold millions of products, partnered with the likes of Google, Delta Air Lines, and Amazon, and has given over 50,000 people the gift of hearing. Now as a keynote speaker, co-author of the Experiential Billionaire book and Treasure Maps card game, self proclaimed experiential guinea pig, and facilitator of one of the largest surveys on life experiences ever done, she is passionate about helping others with their mental health and inspiring people to live intentional, regret free lives by going after audacious goals. Bridget has previously been recognized as both Forbes and Inc Magazine's 30 Under 30, Entrepreneur's 15 Women to Watch, and NAWBO's Rising Star. She has been interviewed on the Today Show, Good Morning America, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, TechCrunch, Buzzfeed and Fast Company. Bridget has also partnered on campaigns and events with corporations around the globe, including Delta Air Lines, Chivas Regal, Amazon, Spotify and Google. As a keynote speaker and thought leader, Bridget has shared her expertise at places such as Amazon, Google, Summit Series, SXSW, TOMS, Two12, UCLA, USC, and Virgin. She serves on boards at both UCLA and UC Santa Barbara.

Published content

12 Go-To Sources of Inspiration When You Need a Creative Boost

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When you feel like your creativity has dried up, these resources may get your thoughts flowing again. As many creative minds will tell you, creativity isn’t something that is just “always on.” Rather, creativity comes in waves, ebbing and flowing each day in what can often seem like random intervals. When you run a business that relies on innovation, however, it can be difficult to wait for inspiration to strike. To get your creativity flowing, you’ll need to seek out your own sources of inspiration. Below, a panel of Rolling Stone Culture Council experts share their own go-to sources of inspiration and how you can regain your own creativity by leveraging them yourself.

Nine Entrepreneurs Share Their Biggest Sources of Inspiration (That Aren't Related to Business)

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What inspires entrepreneurs each day doesn't have to come from the business sector. As any entrepreneur will tell you, running a business is a tough job. Finding the motivation to bring your all every day is a task in and of itself as you can easily become overwhelmed by the responsibility of constant planning, innovating and ensuring your team is well taken care of. Having something or someone to draw from for inspiration, then, can have a major impact on an entrepreneur’s outlook. But you don’t have to look to the business realm to be inspired. To share what has served as their biggest source of non-business inspiration, a panel of Rolling Stone Culture Council members each discuss what (or who) inspires them as they lead their companies now and into the future.

12 Strategies Businesses Can Use to Show Appreciation for Their Customers

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A little gratitude can go a long way in business. Happy customers are the fuel necessary to run any successful business.To help them is the main reason why many entrepreneurs continue doing what they’re doing. And when you build a loyal community of customers, you set yourself up with long-term support. One way to build that loyal following is to show your appreciation for your customers on a regular basis. When customers can feel your gratitude, it helps them feel like their voices are being heard and like they aren’t just a number on a profit report. Gratitude can come in many forms, however, so to help you find the method that suits you best, the members of Rolling Stone Culture Council list their top strategies below.

12 Busy Leaders Share How to Balance a Hectic Work Schedule With Living Life Well

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Succeeding in business doesn’t have to mean all work and no play. If you’re a leader in the culture space, your work likely isn’t confined to the usual 9-to-5 schedule. Industries such as entertainment, fashion and hospitality often lend themselves to hectic or unpredictable work schedules. As a result, it can be difficult to balance your personal life with the demands of your career. As top culture leaders themselves, the members of Rolling Stone Culture Council recommend the strategies they use to achieve better work-life balance and carve out time for what truly matters to them.

13 Steps All Business Leaders Can Take to Create Inclusive Spaces for Their Customers

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These universal strategies will go a long way toward showing your customers you care. In today’s cultural climate, every business should be focused on creating an inclusive space for not only its employees, but also its consumers. At a time when social justice and equity are in the spotlight, companies need to show that they stand with customers from all walks of life. While the implementation of diversity, equity and inclusion efforts may look different across culture and entertainment spaces, there are some universal practices any company can and should implement. Below, 13 members of Rolling Stone Culture Council share the important strategies they believe all business leaders need to put into practice.

Company details

Experiential Billionaire

Company bio

I speak and write about the art, science, and path to becoming rich in life experiences. My new book, Experiential Billionaire: Build a Life Rich in Experiences and Die With No Regrets, is being published September 12, 2023. My card deck, Treasure Maps: Exercises to Find and Rediscover Your Dreams, is available now. To learn more about both, please visit To book my keynote, Make Someday Today, please visit: Backed by research and told through engaging real world stories and anecdotes, my keynote gives individuals, teams, and communities the actionable tools to navigate the path of a life rich in experiences, improve their mental health, and reduce end of life regrets. "Make Someday Today" has inspired thousands to not only change their mindsets to thinking of experiences as the real wealth of life, but to create urgency on following and achieving their dreams.



Area of focus

Adventure Travel
Media and Entertainment

Company size

2 - 10