January 5, 2021
Killing Your Darlings – the hardest thing an entrepreneur has to do
“Killing your darlings” is a term Susan Bier, the famous movie director, coined for what makes a good film director. When I look back, I realize I killed my entrepreneurial darlings – ventures or initiatives I poured myself into yet had to let go - more than a few times. We’ve all been there, I surmise, yet we never thought about it as a good thing. In fact, this is exactly what turns our overall entrepreneurial story into a success.