Thank you, so much. This is the best story I’ve ever read on Medium. It blew my mind and exploded my heart. I feel disoriented by all the things I don’t understand. My lesson: Throw away all your assumptions and generalizations. Do it now, for the love of god.
Thanks for sharing these ideas! I’m doing exactly this as a solo entrepreneur in Idaho, USA. You may be interested in my business model with MakeIdahoBetter.com — crowd-sourced surveys and public results, analysis, and interviews. It’s a freemium model that sells special views of the data to interested individuals and organizations.
Hi, Banacek is here. I agree with you that Idaho is a great place. It’s much better than a lot of other places, and that’s one of my the main reasons it’s my home. But, if you don’t think Idaho can or should get better, it sounds like you’re coming from a very privileged position. Many, many Idahoans (most?) are struggling in lots of ways, and I believe we can and must do better for them.
Thanks for the response Tamas! That sounds very rough. Great point — doesn’t have to be religious education to be closed and rigid and have negative effects. I’ll look into that book!
Hey Kevin, thanks for the comment!
I think more bag boxes and trash cans probably help with some of the shit show, but it clearly doesn’t solve all of it. Check out a bunch of the photos that people posted as comments on Facebook:
Hi there DHH and Jason Fried. I’m a senior data analyst, turned entrepreneur this year, and I use Basecamp daily. You two inspire me regularly with your bold and innovative ideas about business.
When I saw your job posting, I got extremely excited, but then I was faced with a serious dilemma about whether or not to apply…