创业公司对你做了什么或者:庆祝新生活

What was 应该要发生的是,我会提供一把好奇的剪刀,专为TSA永远不会接受的单一目的而设计,这将切断婴儿的生命线。

I would then have to make a choice — a choice already pondered — on whether I had the stomach to take that critical action myself, in a modern 1st-world existence where even the most precious and basic of life’s occurrences might be cause for ill-at-ease at the smell of blood or disgust at the realities of birth.

Of course I would do it; I had practiced that desire.

但我没有机会。

我对我女儿的介绍开始并以一个无菌走廊的无菌视图结束Mom had been put under and, in the 1st-world, the male component of the mated pair isn’t allowed to accompany the female component in anything termed an “operating room,” lest said male reveals himself to be in fact an emasculated 1st-world male who faints at said smell of said blood or at sight of said scissors and the hideous yet necessary things done to said female, and who would therefore require medical attention in his own right, and/or generate a lawsuit over things that 1st-world non-medical-professioned males perceive as shocking and unconscionable, such as having to reassemble said female’s various bits into their right places, should it come to that, which thankfully in our case it did not.

所以我坐在那里,只看到一条米色的墙壁,更让我无法感受到无助。

妈妈在第一时间被埋葬了,因为那条绳子缠绕在Abby的脖子上,导致心跳不稳她被淹没在一群被奴役的人员中冲了下来Off I had rushed after them, but been planted in a chair, all events invisible and out of reach.

然后我听到了哭声艾比的第一次呼吸新生活And I wept.

几分钟后,我正在给我的新女孩洗澡。

后来出现了比出生更神奇的东西 - 他们让两个公然的业余爱好者把这个婴儿带回家没有一个流行测验。

我们没有知道下一步该做什么,但结果并不像你想的那么重要。

“阿比盖尔”是希伯来语中的“父亲的喜悦”。

有很多人将建筑初创公司与生孩子进行比较这可能是对的吗?

两人都花了头两年的时间试图自杀你花了那么多时间疯狂地跑来跑去尽一切可能防止这种可能性。

两者都是你自己创造和自己方向的结合它们在某些方面具有延展性,在其他方面则很顽固 Every one is different, even when created by the same parents每个人都需要自由找到自己的方式,但需要爱心导游的帮助和塑造它们经历了宏观层面的阶段,这些阶段对于那些曾经走过路径的人来说是可预测和明显的,但也是每个创作独有的微观阶段。

How much time do they take? All of it.

How much patience do they take? All of it.

当然,它们实际上并不是那么相似,绘制比较是有趣的不是它After all, a kid will grow up pretty much no matter what; a startup usually dies regardless of and often due to the actions of the founders.

我认为绘画比较不仅是不必要的,而且是无用的即使假设这两个努力是相似的......so what?  What are you going to do differently today?

但有一点不仅重要,它是生活中少数事物之一,它以一种永远无法撤消的方式改变你的存在,永远改变你是谁以及你如何看待和与世界互动。

两者都是坩埚。

意思是,一个火热的地方,将测试你的极限,而不是通过探测它们,而是通过猛烈地超越它们,所有的时间一个新生儿每三个小时喂一次,像我们这样的一个人需要一个小时才能在这几个小时之间入睡Ours had colic, in which she screamed for 12 hours a day, every day, for three months. Try doing that while retaining your sanity.

I distinctly remember holding Abby out at arms length, thinking, “This is why they say ‘Don’t shake a baby.'” Until that moment I thought that Public Service Announcement was hilarious — who would throttle an innocent 7-pound newborn? Oh, it’s me我会。

在我的生命中,只有少数几次,我被带到了身体和精神的边缘除了Abby的绞痛,他们都是初创公司You’ve already read pithy Tweets about the “roller coaster o’ emotions,” you’ve wondered whether you have the fortitude to quit your job, and you’ve read books like The Dip (Know when to quit so you don’t waste your time, but don’t quit when it’s hard because winners push through the pain.)

你已经读过这些词,现在知道它们只是单词。不得不生活它。

就像生孩子一样,在你这样做之前你不会理解 But if you do it, even if you “fail,” you will come out stronger than you could have ever been without it更强大,更聪明,为下一件事做好准备,永远不能回到成为一个齿轮,睁大眼睛。

我从来没有见过一个试过创业公司的人,失败了,并说他们不会再做一遍了决不那是什么意思?

顺便说一句,我们没有杀死她所以(就像创业公司一样)虽然每一天都能感觉到一种必要的苦差事和不断发明的无休止的混合,但她还是通过她的主要阶段来管理,比如坐起来。

走路。

一直以来,所有无聊和不可避免的,但又珍贵和不可能。

What’s your crucible?  What’s your all-in move?  Where’s your child-like combination of wonder and determination? How are you forging your own being, taking the most from life?

唤醒我的小孩,然后填满杯子
生命之前,酒杯中的酒是干的。
-OmarKhayyám。

那边有什么?

 

  • 西里尔

    美丽的帖子!

  • 发现感谢您分享一点个人意见 Neither of my kids even had colic – but I have said almost the exact same thing about the shaken baby ads It never made sense to me how anyone could ever do that现在有意义了。

    我实现了这个飞跃,并在我们拥有第二个孩子的同时开始了我的公司 Perfect timing Just like with children, there is no perfect time我们准备好了吗?

    通过这一切 - 以同样的方式,我有时会遇到与没有孩子的人有关的麻烦......我发现现在我和其他没有创办自己创业公司的朋友一样烦恼。

    每隔一段时间,情绪过山车就会变得柔和在这样的时刻 - (我们把新儿子带回家的那一天)https://vimeo.com/36219776

    我知道所有的努力和风险都是值得的。

    最后,关于成为父母的最佳评论是这个特里谈话:http://bit.ly/NGH5k3

  • 伟大的分析和图片作为一个完全专注于商业和推迟家庭的人,你让我三思而后行。

    • 我不能(也不应该!)告诉你该怎么做,但如果我让你思考的话,我很高兴 And putting off a family can be a GOOD THING if you have other priorities right now!  Don’t want to have regrets on that scale.

  •  Mom had been put under and, in the 1st-world, the male component of the mated pair isn’t allowed to accompany the female component in anything termed an “operating room,”

    They are here in the UK! Indeed, you’d get some weird glances if you didn’t want to go虽然这是一个相对较新的事情,我父亲出生时也不得不在外面等。

    然而,将我的业务与婴儿进行比较。I’ll say just this: the baby has felt 100x harder to get right ;-)

  • 好帖子我目前有3个孩子,其中2个是在我创业生涯的前3年出生的我一下子遇到了太多的坩埚,但我有点像生活......我觉得它几乎打破了我。

    • 我认为“几乎让我失望”的部分是关键部分 Perhaps it’s “bad” to say that this is a good thing or a necessary thing, and perhaps it’s not necessary, but in my experience it is in fact necessary to get to a new place in your life.

      • wfjackson3

        它有时会达到新的低点,以找到达到新高的决心。

  • 基因

    My daughter is 4 months now.  I was hoping to get my business going when I took a little time off work but I realize that all our time is taken up now caring for her.  Can having infants / babies on one’s hands be combined with starting up a business?  Is that even humanly possible?

    That warning about not shaking an infant was going through my head too!  It’s funny how a tiny baby can make such racket! 

    • 它当然可以*组合,但其中一个或两个都会受到影响 Of course they will, since both in fact take all your time or, perhaps more correctly, all your energy Maybe it’s OK for them to suffer in exchange for having both, or as some say “having it all.”  But it’s not clear whether you in fact have it all I think this is a very personal choice.

  • 伟大的帖子贾森没有多少人能写出如此开放的东西首先是Dave McClure开放,现在是你:)

  • Awesome post! I don’t know anyone who’s ever been part of a startup that would go back to any other kind of job. 

    对我来说,这是个人投资,激情和不断学习的结合,这是我从未在任何其他工作中找到的Would I go back to a safe, boring, 9-to-5? Not on your life永远不会。

  • Kate Matsudaira

    非常感谢这篇精彩的帖子,这是一次独特的比较我喜欢这句话:“我从来没有见过一个尝试创业的人,失败了,并说他们不会再重复一遍了。”谢谢!

    - 凯特
    http://katemats.com

  • 我不得不同意在创业之后永远不能回到9吨5一个创业公司就像一个婴儿,因为你给了他们生命,几乎不可能让他们离开而不给你所有的一切。