7 Ways Growing Your Startup Is Like Writing A Novel

I was honored when Jon Nastor asked me to work on this story for Entrepreneur with him. He challenged me to dig deep into my experience with startups and creative writing in order to distill some lessons that founders might be able to learn from novelists.

The exercise was a lot of fun, particularly because my books are about a pair of startup founders (I know, meta). It turns out that artists and business leaders have more in common than we think.

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Jon and I met through his excellent Hack the Entrepreneur podcast. I’ve joined him as a guest on the show to talk about optimizing for discomfort and other life hacks, you can listen to the episode here.