There are a lot of voices out there in entrepreneurship encouraging you to “Hustle.” I really don’t like this word, and I think it sends the wrong message about just what you should be aspiring to in your life and work.
I first discovered the work of Seth Godin about 13 years ago. Since then he’s helped me think about how to make work that’s remarkable – The Purple Cow. He’s shown me how to think about having a direct relationship with my customers – with Permission Marketing. He’s shown me how to push through when things get tough – with The Dip.
Not too long after moving to Colombia, Danny Michelwicz got obsessed with cacao, the raw material that’s used to make chocolate. Since then, he’s been learning about the craft of sourcing cacao and making chocolate, learning about his new country in the process, and working to have an impact on an underserved region. keep on reading »
Sometimes, to make a breakthrough, you have to partner up with “the man.” Sometimes it’s worth it. But, don’t jump at every chance you get. I recently had an opportunity to join a podcast network. In fact, it was a very good podcast network. keep on reading »