The Startup
Published in

The Startup

When Work Feels Pointless and You Just Want to Quit

How does an ant eat a buffalo? One bite at a time.

Photo by Peter F. Wolf on Unsplash

I read the corny joke that I’m using in my subtitle at the age of ten. It appeared in the Dear America novel Across the Wide and Lonesome Prairie, a fictional diary of Hattie Campbell, a girl in the 1850’s making the grueling journey out West along the famed Oregon Trail. Her family struggled…

--

--

--

Get smarter at building your thing. Follow to join The Startup’s +8 million monthly readers & +756K followers.

Recommended from Medium

Mystery Turtle Dream in Mid-August 2013…Current Meanings for One and All To Ponder

My heart speaks (broken) English

Imperfections That Are You And Loving Yourself For Them

Do you control your emotions or do your emotions control you?

Slow Goings in Puddletown

You Will Find Your Teacher When You are Ready to Learn- Start With These 3 Life- Changing Questions

The Habit Delusion

We’d All Be Better Off Chilling Out and Taking More Naps

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Amy Colleen

Amy Colleen

I read a lot of books and sometimes I’m funny. Aspiring novelist, practicing writer, and Oxford comma fan (though obviously lenient on sentence fragments).

More from Medium

I’m in Love With the Imperfections of Writing (and Reading)

Sub Sandwich for Power Ball, Mom Hack #113

Resources for Parents of Toddlers Who Are Desperate for Help

You Should Make Your Kids Write Thank You Notes