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and how a silly quote made me change my life for the better.

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Some years ago, some of my friends and I would hang out at a friend’s place all the time. It was something like Moe’s tavern in the Simpsons. At the end of the day, you knew you could swing by his place and there would be 3 or 4 friends, just hanging out, having a couple of beers, and maybe playing some poker, board game, video-game, whatever. It was kinda cool having a place to crash and blow off some steam after a hard day at work or school.

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Moe’s Tavern @ Orlando’s Universal Studios. Yes, those are cargo shorts. Don’t judge me.

I’m not sure at what moment things changed, but suddenly, I found myself sitting at the table, having a couple of beers, talking about those friends that were not there that day. One time, a friend flew to a major city nearby to find a job, and the conversation that day revolved around how he was obviously not going to get anything because he lacked experience. On another day, a friend had left the city to be trained for a new role; a role of which we knew close to nothing because he had been very secretive about it, but it was supposed to be a good role within a national company, so the conversation that day was about how it probably wasn’t such a great position and he was over-selling the importance of it. …

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AldoAguirreG

Community Partnerships @ Facebook. Former Entrepreneur in Residence & Americas Regional Director @ Techstars. Chilango-chihuahuense. Prof Group-Selfie taker.

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