(..) when you are (..) known as the founder, all the creative control comes down on you, which is akin to creating a work of art (..) Its scary. It can drive a creative person to madness, all of the things that go into a company, all the details that are completely fucking wrong all the time and you can’t get control of any of them.
Its like a painting with paint that never dries, and keeps dripping down the canvas. You constantly need to be painting or it looks like total crap, and it is hanging in the gallery, right now and everybody can see it.
It makes me freaked out just thinking about it.
This is exactly what running your own business feels like.
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