Why money is NOT fuel

Tom Nixon
Tom Nixon
Sep 20, 2018 · 5 min read
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Money is fuel. Are you convinced?

Money does not exist until humans tell a story that it exists. Bank notes; the money in your current account; debt; Bitcoin. None of that is money until someone says it is by projecting a story onto it.

The danger is that our money stories feel so real that we forget they are just stories.

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‘What is money?’ from a workshop hosted by Tom Nixon.

Money becomes for each of us whatever stories we tell about it.

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Every initiative starts with a person, who has an idea worth realising, and enough passion for it to invest themselves in getting started.

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Journeys are not always easy and there are difficulties on the path. But there is always a next step — with and without money.



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For the new breed of entrepreneur that believes there’s more to business than making money

Tom Nixon

Written by

Tom Nixon

Researching and working with founders to realise big ideas and keep the startup passion forever.

The Happy Entrepreneur

For the new breed of entrepreneur that believes there’s more to business than making money

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