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It Takes 7 Years to Find Success So Build Something that Improves Your Mental Health

Optimising for purpose and the ROI will be 10 fold

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Starting something is hard.

I read a story recently about a guy who started a brand, he didn’t sell anything for 7 years. It took him 2 years to finish his prototype. By his 30th birthday he had all but given up…




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Eve Arnold

Eve Arnold

Service Designer. Writer. Author of ‘Occupation Happy’ and ‘100,000 Words’.

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