Archive for January 2011

Don’t Follow Your Passion

It’s an age-old story: Boy meets passion, boy follows passion, passion turns out to be a mirage and/or actually a big pain in the ass, despite how rosy it may have seemed from a safe distance. (And, ladies? You’re just as susceptible to this as men. Don’t think I’m giving you a pass.) Let’s Talk […]

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  3. Why I’m putting on a bootstrapping conference in Vienna

Follow the Money

You shouldn’t feel comfortable with your meager little dreams. You should do a startup. You should chase the hockey stick. You should go viral. You should quit your job and work 90 hour weeks. You should be prepared to have everyone think you’re crazy. You should feel a manic, blind-eyed devotion to your Great Idea. […]

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