Thanks to Reid Hoffman and my daughter’s school principal.
An exciting new chapter.
Nothing is worth putting your most important relationship at risk.
Forewarned is forearmed.
Wait, there’s a problem?
Start by understanding that investors say it for 1 of 3 reasons.
Write a list about why it will fail.
Listen closely. You’ll hear them more than you expect.
Break it and can be GAME OVER.
But only if you want to understand what’s going on.
The key: Resolve angst and uncertainty as quickly as possible.
When was the last time you turned in at 9pm?
This is the phrase you should be using every day.
Avoid them and build quickly to start learning.
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