Daniel Vassallo

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Building a portfolio of small bets. Quarter-time with Gumroad. Building userbase.com. Creator on dvassallo.gumroad.com. Ask me anything at daniel@hey.com.

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I get smarter when I’m exposed to the consequences of my mistakes, and chances are, so do you. My brain seems to activate a dormant part of itself when there’s risk on the line. And the lessons learned under the influence of risk seem to stick forever. Risk taking is a muscle.

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When you work for yourself, a small mistake is information. It helps you adapt your approach, which increases your odds of future success. When you’re employed, a small mistake might go in your performance record, which increases your odds of getting fired.

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