The truth? My business isn’t thriving. (It isn’t withering either; this essay isn’t a plea for sympathy.) Instead, work and design are no longer my primary motivator for living. Business-ing now comes in as a far off second place finisher. It’s not a sacrifice. It is the way in which I was supposed to be behaving all along.
…any that is entrepreneurial in spirit, we will be able to take our next “(wo)man on the moon” leap. Ever notice how families or tribes don’t require much process? That is because there is such a strong trust and culture that it supersedes any process. In organizations (or even in a society) where culture is weak, you need an abundance of heavy, precise rules and processes.