The solution isn’t simple, but we’re in dire need of a strong counter culture, some mass infusion of the 1960s spirit. To offer realistic, ethical alternatives to the exponential growth logic. Ones that’ll benefit not just a gilded few, but all of us. The future literally depends on it.
So I got frustrated and went back to my roots — starting from purpose, running leaner, aiming at a smaller market out of the gate and hopefully a good outcome for everyone, even if that outcome is running a profitable company over the long run.