Hello everybody, globalcitizen here, and it has been a long long time.
A lot has changed since I last posted – but I’m not going to go into that – you lived it just like I did.
In 2012, I had the pleasure to ring in the new year in San Francisco, at an amazing house party filled with entrepreneurs (more on that later), and as I listened to them talk about their ideas and how they were going to take steps towards realizing their goals, I started to think about entrepreneurship.
For those of you who have followed this blog since the beginning, you know that entrepreneurship is my life blood.
The people at this party were beaming with excitement. Each more passionate than the other about the potential of their start-up venture, describing to me in exuberant (yet vague) adjectives what their business was, and how it was unlike anything I had ever experienced before.
This got me thinking about my experiment. The one I had started in 2007. The original global citizen experiment. (Don’t worry, I just took a mental note to write yet another article
describing summarizing it for you). The original experiment was over. What did I learn? Is there a new different experiment? All these thoughts coming at me, what about this, how about that? How are the people that I met during the last five years doing? WHAT are they doing?
So I practiced what I preached, and I sat down and made a list, a set of assumptions that I am making about what it takes to be successful as an entrepreneur in the next five years, now I need to test those assumptions.
A new experiment has been born.
Over the course of the few posts, I’m going to summarize our findings from the previous 5-year experiment, and craft a new experiment.
Passion + Skills = Opportunity.
It feels good to be back!