Daniel Miller

There Are a Lot of Unhappy People Driving Teslas in Silicon Valley

A bunch of things I still don’t know after building a six-figure business

The downside to building quickly, especially in a small company, is the product backlog. I have a long list of improvements to make to the platform. Finding the time to chip away at this list is easy. The difficult part is being able to sleep knowing there is such a big list growing into a backlog monster under my bed.

There are a lot of unhappy people driving Teslas in Silicon Valley. On the other extreme is the lifestyle-business-at-all-costs crowd. They automate their business, head off to a beach somewhere in South America and expect all their problems to melt away. Then the loneliness and lack of purpose kick in. So instead of either path, I’m just going to keep shuffling along trying to build things that I enjoy building and learning the stuff I don’t know yet. Let’s see how that goes.


When You Like Work Made by a Jerk, is Lack of Support Enough?

You don’t make a statement by backing out of the room.

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