The Hustle is NOT Real

The Hustle is NOT real. Sort of.  Not long ago, I would have argued that it WAS until I was blue in the face. In fact, when we first opened the Scribe offices, I had the designers paint in huge letters on the wall opposite my desk: THE HUSTLE IS REAL. It’s because, coming up…

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Lottery Winners, Athletes, and Startups

Lottery winners, professional athletes, and VC-backed companies have something in common.  Sounds crazy, but it’s true. They win more money than they’ve ever seen, practically overnight—with a $1 ticket, a contract that seemingly sets them up for life, or millions in capital raised to start their business. And they’re broke five years later. In the…