I’ve been thinking a lot about how we experience change in our lives. It’s not really surprising that it’s been on my mind after this past year. No matter how much we thought we might be insulated from change, I don’t know a single person who didn’t have their lives impacted in some way byContinue reading “On Embracing Change”
There is no database that tracks dishonest, manipulative, shady investors. And most investors will not tell you to not get involved with the ones they refuse to do deals with. So do your own due diligence. Smarmy money is much more expensive that dying from no capital.
I well remember the sound of the crunching of gravel as two young men steadied the heavy gurney between them. I stood in the doorway with my mother and siblings, all of us holding hands, witnessing this last journey my father would make — down the walkway he’d poured, away from the home he had built. ItContinue reading “The Day I Understood the True Price of Success”
We talk a lot about fear of failure and how it can impede the progress of an entrepreneur, but we rarely talk about the opposite barrier that can be just as difficult to overcome — the fear of success. For some entrepreneurs, the fear of success can be even an more powerful barrier to moving forward. DuringContinue reading “But What if I Succeed: How Fear of Success May Hold You Back”
Trying to one-up or play catch-up with the competition instead of focusing on the unique value of your own product will invariably result in losing to the competition.