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Too wild for this world: essential rebellion in ultrarunning and entrepreneurship


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Working for yourself is scary and challenging. This past week, I’ve interviewed a couple of young, creative entrepreneurs who are either in the process of, or already have taken the plunge into self employment.

Speaking with these guys, I was inspired, impressed, and most of all, struck by how similar entrepreneurship is to ultrarunning.

Passion to devote hours of time to something just because you love it. Strength to crush fear and self doubt, if only for a moment. A competitive spirit.

These thoughts have been resonating with me, not only because of the interviews, but because I, myself, have recently taken the daring leap.

That’s right! Starting this week, I’m officially (returning) to freelancing as my primary source of income.

Exciting! And terrifying.