wannabe enterpreneur? well this is the principle to live by, this is the principle rules every silicon valley Founders lives by. The Free Radicals this Rules Are Inspired and Collected From My New Reads The Messy Middle.
So Who are these free radicals?
We do work that is, first and foremost, intrinsically rewarding. But when we make an impact, we expect extrinsic validation. We don’t create solely for ourselves—we want to make a real and lasting impact in the world around us.
Whether we work within companies or on our own, we demand the freedom to run experiments, participate in multiple projects at once, and move our ideas forward.
We thrive on flexibility and are most productive when we feel fully engaged.
We make stuff often, and we therefore fail often. Ultimately, we strive for little failures that help us course-correct along the way, and we view every failure as a learning opportunity that’s simply part of our experiential education.
We have little tolerance for the friction of bureaucracy, old-boy networks, and antiquated business practices.
We question standard operating procedures and assert ourselves. And when we can’t, we don’t surrender to the friction of the status quo: Instead, we find clever ways (and hacks) around it.
We expect to be fully utilized and constantly optimized, regardless of whether we’re working in a start-up or a large organization. When our contributions and learning plateau