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Why you should keep new ideas to yourself

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A client of mine, Jack, has been entrepreneurially minded for his whole life.

He’s an idea machine, and he’s constantly coming up with cool business ideas. He can’t help it — it’s just how his brain works.

Naturally, he’ll get excited about a new idea and want to share it with people. As soon as inspiration hits (which is frequently), he’ll text his brother or call his mom or tell the coworker on the other side of his cube.

Their reactions aren’t always what he’d hoped for. In fact, they’re usually pretty discouraging. They’ll ask a million …

An ode to anyone who doesn’t feel strong

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I feel like I need to offer a massive correction to all of the people, you included, I may have fooled over the years:

I’m not actually all that tough.

I know the resting bitch face (which is very handy in repelling unwanted small talk at the gym or grocery store) may have suggested otherwise. Or the fact that I’m blunt, loud, and opinionated. Or that I very clearly do not suffer fools.

The exterior may look tough, but the inside is plenty soft and sensitive.

And, like most of you, for a long time I …