Let’s All Fail More to Become a Better Entrepreneurs
In the last five years I’ve made more reckless mistakes and had more mishaps than most people inflict on themselves in a lifetime. I’ve almost killed myself in the Middle East a dozen times, smuggling myself in and out of Sinai amidst bombings to go to the beach, and hitchhiking in Eastern Turkey in search of my ancestral homelands. I’ve also screwed up by blowing $50,000 on a marketing campaign that targeted a segment of customers that didn’t monetize well.
Even with all blunders and errors, some of which I’m less proud of than others, I have no regrets for any of my actions. While my risk-loving behavior may have brought me more chaos than most people could handle mixed with some failures, it also led me to my biggest wins.
For each of my failures I have learned more valuable lessons than college, grad school, books, lectures, and seminars could ever have taught me. (Not to
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