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Everyone in LA has their life together

I’m in LA to speak at StartingBloc (one of my favorite organizations on the planet) and have elected to stay at an Airbnb in the heart of Venice Beach. I’m going on day 2 and, in short, the Airbnb is impossibly cute, the people are impossibly beautiful, the shops are impossibly chic and after 48 hours in this perfectly designed hipster paradise, I’m starting to get a little itchy.

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The story that lasts

Isn’t it frustrating that we can’t possibly have it all figured out right away? Whether we start a company, blog, book, new relationship, job, there is inevitably a learning curve involved. Something we’re so certain of today falls apart tomorrow. And, if we listen closely enough, something better emerges from that falling apart.

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How to stay stuck

Last night, I went to a holiday party. I found myself next to the hors d'oeuvres talking to a woman whom I’ve met a few times before. We settled into a conversation about pets (a popular topic among acquaintances). It didn’t take me long to realize that I was conversing with a walking Story Trap.

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