100 years from now will it have mattered?
14 Jun, 2020

Startup speed is intense. The ups and downs are daily, sometimes hourly.

Will editing that video, closing that deal, or having that extra meeting really matter 100 years from now?

Some things that do matter 100 years from now: The impact you had on your family and children as a person. The joy in the lives of those you touched and those they touched.

When I embrace that most of my projects right now don’t “matter” as much as people, I can put people over projects.

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