Topics in ‘Purpose’

Dear Startup World: Chill the Fuck Out

Coming here from The Drama? This post is a reply to the drama, not the beginning of it. Justin’s post came first, after his podcast panel with me and Patrick McKenzie. Then the nasty comment quoted below, in re: Justin’s post. Then this blog post. Yup, how boring and lame is that? DRAMA LLAMA DING […]

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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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Throw Down: Why I’m Doing This

Naomi Dunford of Ittybiz threw down the gauntlet, in the form of a challenge to all us small biz types to answer the following tough questions. I did it. You should too. What’s your game? What do you do? I challenge smart, creative people to stop whoring themselves out for the pleasure of clients and […]

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