Posts Categorized: Lifestyle

Oxygen Mask Entrepreneurship

Back when I was 24-25, I told myself that our brand new baby business would be doing $1-2 million a year by the time I turned 30. My 30th birthday is Sunday. Did we make it? Nope. Am I sad? Nope! So, should I then be giving thanks to the overweening power of subconscious self-protection… Read more »

Mojito Island & Entreporn, Revisited

This article is about Entreporn and Mojito Island, and the emotionally manipulative fantasy narratives of “success.” Entreporn is a word I coined, on this podcast. Mojito Island is another term of art that you might want to know, coined by DHH himself. Without further ado… If you ever wanted to understand the startup media through… Read more »

Why I Love Running My Bacon Biz

Just a quick list of reasons I’m grateful to own & run my own totally bootstrapped, customer-funded business: We take vacation whenever we want… …and for as long as we want, with an hour or two daily work, max (often less!) We choose who to work with We set our own hours We can work… Read more »