Phenomenal account of a solo founder’s ongoing trials & tribulations. So much of this rhymes with my own experiences, and while the entrepreneur needs to be asynchronous and unique, there’s often something comforting about the parallelisms among everyone’s experiences. No matter how many times you’ve been in the Trough of Despair, it never gets easier.
I learn so much from strikeouts — just as much (if not more) than from the homeruns. History is told by the victors… and it’s too alluring for our media diet to overweight accounts of success vs failure.
Yet, not only can we learn from each others’ emotional oscillations, but these narratives are a refreshing reminder that there’s no playbook. Just as we’re all unique snowflakes, we’re all aiming for a similar destination.