The Other, Harder Stuff

Published October 13, 2019

Starting a software company is hard but not in the ways I thought it would be. My technical skills were a comfort–I made a living off of learning and this made sense for the industry. But, there’s the “other stuff.” I won’t call them soft skills because I can’t discern between professional and personal. It’s just the “other stuff.”

Since this was no problem, the past three years have been laser-focused on the “other stuff.” My personal life has gone through what feels dramatically like a revolution and predicting the other side of running a business hasn’t gone very well because how I responded to everything was changing every day.

Notes to myself:

This is the other, harder stuff. Month 19.