Some people (a precious few, so far) are realizing that this temporary recession is the best opportunity that they've ever had. They're working harder than ever -- mentally -- and taking all sorts of emotional and personal risks that are bound to pay off.
- Seth Godin
Wonderful quote. Is it true?
With recession, I see more people rethinking risk and dwelling on mistakes ("I should have opted for that 30-year fixed loan and avoided that ARM!"*).
(Or "I should have stayed with that big stable company in avoided the layoff I just went through!" - DotCom employee, circa 2001.)
But the risk is worth it. It is knowing when the risk is risky and dangerous vs. being rewarding with possibility. It is a hard.
But the risk is worth it.
I am a big believer in part-time risk. Build that website at nights and on weekends. Build an audience. Fill a niche. Find a buyer.
If it fails, try again. Try two or three opportunities at a time. Try, fail, try again.
Keep your day job. Work hard to leave it.
Risk is worth it. Stagnation is death.
* The ARM loan is worth it if you take advantage of the 3, 5 or 10 year term and pay down the principal.
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