So again, we are mutating our input which creates an unpredictable function. In the functional programming world, there is a golden rule around functions: a function with the same input should always return the same result.
Yes, we want to build businesses that succeed financially. But we also want so much more than that, and we aren’t alone. Most of the founders we know, many of whom happen to be women, are driven to build companies that generate money and meaning. And they’re in it for the long haul — not just to get their jollies, make their names, and exit.