Nate Says: Why So Serious?

Creativity Before Capital

There’s a motto I live by.

I don’t “try” to live by it. I actually live and breathe it.

Without it, I wouldn’t be where I am. I wouldn’t believe it was possible, but since it worked, I live it as a testimony to others so no one can ever say, “That’s not possible.”

It’s my Rule #5 to Being Unreasonable.

Throwing money at an idea won’t validate it. If you view capital as a “quick-fix” or preliminary requirement, your idea will rarely (see also: never) result in a long-term reality.

The biggest ideas don’t require money, they generate money.

Creativity before capital. Hey, MacGyver did it. (So did I.) -Unreasonable Rule #5, Nathan Cheeley

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Keep capital in its place to keep it coming back.

  • This is one of my rules as well. Money is not leverage – it’s force. More and more force doesn’t make the idea (leverage) any better.

    Great post.

    And great site design – I’m just a tad jealous :)

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