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Entrepreneurship Is Hard, But You Can’t Die

Have you experienced when everything life could throw at you at one time with minimum direction and almost no rules?

Those startup days?

We sleep peaceably in our beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on our behalf. — Unknown

Everyone has events that shape the rest of their lives. This was one of mine.

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In the early 1970s, the U.S. was fully engaged in the war in Vietnam. Most of the fighter planes used to support the war were based in Thailand, or from aircraft carriers (or for some B-52 bombers, in Guam.)

It would be decades before I would realize I had an unfair advantage.

I had grown up in a home where I learned how to live in chaos and bring some order to my small corner of it.

For me, a war zone was the first time all those skills of shutting out everything…

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