Why is it so Difficult to be Candid?

Why is it so Difficult to be Candid?

Throughout my 20’s, I didn’t often say what I really thought, unless I knew I wouldn’t offend anyone who heard it. I was concerned with pleasing other people and being liked.

For the past 6 months, I’ve been auditing myself and thinking about what I’ve learned from my 20’s. I will turn 30 in just a few weeks. This particular issue — the struggle to be candid and risk ridicule, it’s something that a lot of other people I’ve talked to are dealing with...

WhatsApp Founder Made $3.7 Million A Day

WhatsApp Founder Made $3.7 Million A Day

By now, you’ve probably heard that Facebook is acquiring WhatsApp to the tune of $19 Billion. That’s a lot of dough.

Entrepreneurs can take a lot of flack from people who don’t see their vision. It’s true that a lot of ventures don’t work out. It’s not about being right all the time. It’s about being wrong a lot of the time but being super right, when you’re right. Jan Koum was super right.