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There is plank walk at 30. I viewed my 20s as a race to get it all figured out / in place before 30. Society does this to us. I’m 35 & single. I started a company. I’m in the best shape of my life. Life doesn’t end when conventional media says it does.

Things I Know at 35, I...

@AmandaMGoetz on Twitter

In a startup environment, it's much rougher in terms of making your numbers. There's much less patience. Once you start down the treadmill of taking venture capital, it's "how many rounds before people give up on you or you have a positive exit event?" So you're really setting yourself up. The best by far is to structure it such that you don't have to take money.

Founders at Work

Jessica Livingston

Getting money requires taking risks, being optimistic, and putting yourself out there. But keeping money requires the opposite of taking risk. It requires humility, and fear that what you’ve made can be taken away from you just as fast. It requires frugality and an acceptance that at least some of what you’ve made is attributable to luck, so past success can’t be relied upon to repeat indefinitely.

The Psychology of Money

Morgan Housel

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