#13 - “What if it doesn’t work out?” — A masterclass in hedging
How to move from doubt to action in 25 minutes
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It all started with this tweet: “a16z and Sequoia are wrong 90% of the time…”
If some of the greatest and smartest minds in the world have accounted for the fact that things not working out is a normal part of life, then perhaps the question ‘what if it doesn’t work’ isn’t even the right question to ask. I think we should be asking a better, more productive set of questions.
Now, look at your own life. Are there steps you’re afraid of taking? Are there things that feel so exciting, that deep down you want to pursue but they feel ‘too risky’? Instead of sitting on the sidelines and doing nothing, ask yourself, 'how am I going to hedge against this risk?'. And maybe, just maybe you’ll get unstuck.
Referenced in this episode:
Ecclesiastes 11:2 — “Invest in seven ventures, yes, in eight;
you do not know what disaster may come upon the land.”
How to look up the original Greek and Hebrew - BLB
Spiritual problem-solving — Jeremiah 33:3
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