Break The Rules

FYI: Not All Rules Are Worth Following

by / ⠀Blog Entrepreneurship / April 22, 2015

You don’t have to follow the rules. Not all rules are worth following. They often sound like commands, but they’re not. They are often overlooked — even by those tasked with enforcing them. Remember the old saying: “It’s better to ask forgiveness than permission.” It’s true. And let’s be honest: If you’re not granted forgiveness later, you’d probably never have been given permission in the first place. So…

Nobody Likes You When You Break The Rules

by / ⠀Startup Advice / January 10, 2013

“You need to figure out how to close up shop Matt…” “It’s about time you moved on and worked for someone else…” “That site actually pays your bills?” Quotes from my motivation board.  At an Under30CEO event, Alexis Ohanian, Co-Founder of Reddit told us to make a negative reinforcement board with all the things anyone has ever said bad about ourselves… as motivational as it is, sometimes that…