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Hey Jerkface, Why Haven't You Been Updating?

Good question.

I don't really have a great answer, though. Last night I had nearly finished Part 3 of the pickup artist story (keep in mind every article takes me 1-2 hours to write), and then my stupid computer crashed and I lost the whole thing.

The other problem is that although I was kicking ass and I didn't oversleep for three days straight, I then got cocky and did a really hard workout. The result? I've been exhausted for the past two days, and both times I overslept through the time that I had designated for writing an entry.

Entrepreneur = Bending the Rules, Carefully

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This is going to be a tough post to write, because unless you're an entrepreneur, you're probably going to take what I have to say the wrong way.

Being an entrepreneur means bending the rules... carefully.  (It does not mean breaking the rules).  Here's an example - a litmus test, if you will - about what the mentality of being an entrepreneur is all about:

If you are male, and you are in a Starbucks, say, or any location that has a "women's" and "men's" bathroom, and the men's bathroom is occupied, would you use the women's bathroom?  Let's assume that it's just 1 person per bathroom, meaning if you were to use the women's bathroom, you could lock the door and know that no other women would come in.

Now, as an entrepreneur, my mentality is that both bathrooms are, generally speaking, exactly the same.  One just has a sign that says "women" and one has a sign that says "men".  To me, I would be bending the rules by using the women's bathroom.  Of course, I would be extra courteous when in the women's bathroom (think: "don't sprinkle when you tinkle"), but I would have no problem using the women's bathroom, because the signage is meant more as a guide than an absolute.  This is the mind of an entrepreneur in action, folks!  Some people would steadfastly argue that the bathrooms are not interchangeable.  If that's your mentality, then you probably wouldn't make a very good entrepreneur.  I'd love to hear your comments on this perspective.


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