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Mistakes in life – Lessons from the highway.

I grew up in a culture where we are not so forgiving towards mistakes. A recent chat with an american-based venture capitalist (VC) confirmed this:

“I’ve realised that over here, when your startup fail and you lose money, people scream for blood.”

“But over in the US where I come from, when your startup fail and you go back to your VC, he’d say ‘common, you can do it, gimme one more startup to invest in!'”

What a strange contrast. Almost unimaginable to us here in this part of the world.

But then I thought of a parallel. Driving Continue reading

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