You Are NOT Your Idea

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Don't quit your job until you watch this! 3D animation by Andr Kutscherauer http://www.ak3d.de Created by Bruce Kasanoff http://www.kasanoff.com

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<ul><li>You have startup idea burning inside you. </li><li>You decide to give it a try. </li><li>You gather your courage </li><li>Quit your job </li><li>And take the leap! </li><li>Voila! Your idea is a company. </li><li>Meet your new boss: </li><li>But you still do not feel free. </li><li>You do not have any customers... </li><li>And your limited funds are disappearing fast. </li><li>You are scared. </li><li>So you decide to pivot. </li><li>Pivot is a fancy word for change your mind. </li><li>Your old job is gone. Your first idea failed. What now? </li><li>Hmmm. </li><li>You strap together some stuff </li><li>Rethink your plan </li><li>And get back on the horse. </li><li>You start to get a rhythm going. </li><li>Your second idea stirs to life. </li><li>But you are not having fun. </li><li>You used to feel like a slave to your employer. </li><li>Now you feel like a slave to your idea. </li><li>You hate feeling like a slave. </li><li>So you pivot once again. </li><li>It is two years later. You realize that a good idea is not enough. </li><li>Entrepreneurs need an idea that fits their personality and abilities. </li><li>You may not be a 24/7 entrepreneur. </li><li>Maybe you are better suited to a clever little idea. </li><li>One that gives you real freedom, and still enough income. </li><li>Before you jump into a startup, take a hard look at yourself. </li><li>You are NOT your idea. </li><li>Credits All visuals by Andre Kutscherauer http://ak3d.de From his short film Selfillumination http://goo.gl/pGjVhK Created by Bruce Kasanoff http://www.kasanoff.com </li></ul>