For the good of our bodies, our families, our communities, the profitability of American companies, and the future of the country, this insanity has to stop. Working long days and weeks has been incontrovertibly proven to be the stupidest, most expensive way there is to get work done. Our bosses are depleting resources from of the human capital pool without replenishing them. They are taking time, energy, and resources that rightfully belong to us, and are part of our national common wealth.
But entrepreneurship is not just about understanding business plans and inventory management. It’s a level of madness that drives people to seemingly impossible heights, dictating that laws of nature and practicality can be broken. Almost every successful entrepreneur will tell you how they’ve had a drive to build and create since they were a kid.
Truth. Read more why only 1% of entrepreneurs believed that higher education played a role in forming their entrepreneurial mindset, while 61% credited their innate drive here.
Thorpey, an avid cyclist with roots in the New York bike scene, volunteered to help find the video’s “stars” and to distribute it through his networks and through social media. The video has since been viewed more than 70,000 times (in 1 week).
Today’s Washington Post article on Holstee, the most inspiring company you should know about. It was an honor to have been featured in the story and I’m equally grateful and proud for such an honorable group of friends. It’s only starting to hit me that our efforts and beliefs have been compared to Nike’s “Just Do It.”
tech startups is one of the few places where you can do things as intellectually interesting as academia but potentially have a bigger impact on the world.