A perfect podcast listen for a Monday--or any time when you might feel a little frazzled, When to Quit--Lessons from World-Class Entrepreneurs, Investors, Authors, and More. This episode from the Tim Ferriss show reads (or listens) more like a panel discussion from 7 or so perspectives. My favorites include Debbie Millman and Seth Godin.
The blog title is how Seth Godin describes his powerful work as a permission marketer and author of numerous best-selling books. There exists a tension between digging in with both heels and throwing in the towel. How do you know when you are hiking through muck only to be rewarded by a beautiful vista or meadow around the bend? Or when it is muck, has been muck, and will always be muck?
Nobody can answer that question for you--only you can decide to continue to show up, challenge the status quo and follow your passion. But I like hearing from others that have been where we all sit from time to time. I try to articulate something similar to individuals seeking mentorship. Many seem to want a recipe or a step by step guide. Entrepreneurship is more like cooking a casserole and less like baking. Precision is needed in making a soufflé but a few bad bits will be forgiven in your casserole when you add more of the crowd pleasers--think more bacon.
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