This is for the people who look at the world from a different perspective. The ones who are restless. The ones who strive for change. The ones who see things differently. The ones who don’t accept the status quo. The ones who challenge current thinking patterns. The ones who break down existing barriers. The ones who make the impossible possible. The ones who build new things. The ones most people call crazy, but we call them passionate. This is for the people just like you and me...
I basically spent my entire life until the age of 25 or so consuming massive amounts of alcohol partying in clubs every single weekend. I barely remember what happened those nights. I'm not necessarily proud of it and it still happens from time to time.
Seth Godin once famously said that we're never going to outgrow our need for information. I believe that this is still true. But it misses an important point. It misses that every information we consume will take over some of our brain's bandwidth. Some of its capacity.
This might be the most sexist thing I ever wrote. I'm sure that many people will hate me after reading this. It's packed with all sorts of cliches. But it's been on my mind for quite a while now. I just had to get it out there. It occupied way too much space in my mind.
I'm without a real job for almost three years now. And I'm doing none of the things I'd expected to be doing. Actually, I didn't really expect anything. I didn't really have a clue about what I'd be doing. The only thing I had was faith in the process. Faith in the process of figuring it all out along the way.
There are these days where I feel like I'm wasting my entire life away. When I get out of bed and I don't feel like I did sleep at all. Instead, everything feels heavy. My body feels heavy. My thoughts feel heavy. Everything feels heavy. Everything feels like a burden.
The number one advice you get these days as an entrepreneur is to solve problems. That's what you'll read in almost every book, hear at every startup weekend and what every investor will tell you. Always.