My Side Hustle Failures

You may have heard about how Michael Jordan famously missed more than 9000 shots in his career or how Wayne Gretzky once quipped, “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” The wisdom here is recognizing that not everything you try will be a success, but that not trying at all is a guaranteed … Read more

Is It Worth It?

Last year I began following the “Impossible” blog of Joel Runyon. If you’re not familiar, his story is a great case study in personal branding and building a following online. One of the items on his list of “impossible” things to do was get 6-pack abs. He posted before and after pictures and described his … Read more

On Life as an Experiment

Whether consciously or subconsciously, we conduct experiments everyday in our lives. Taking a new route to work. Trying out a new recipe. Trying out a new business idea. “The Lens of Experimentation” The benefit of looking at decisions through this lens of “experimentation” lessens the perceived risk of failure. Why is that important? In general, … Read more

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