Thu, 29 May 2008
I was really excited to do this interview with Andy Wibbels of www.andywibbels.com after I heard that he took a "day job" as Marketing Manager at Six Apart.
I have known Andy for a long time and have always admired his candor, sass and brand, as well as his business sense. Since he has done almost everything right to create an effective business, like:
I think his answers will interest you, if not challenge some of your long-held beliefs about entrepreneurship.
My conclusion at the end of the conversation is that there is no work configuration that is inherently evil. It is all about what you are looking for, what is important to you, what you are willing to trade off, and how likely you are to be successful on the "outside."
As for me, I think I am, as Jim Collins once said about entrepreneurs, "constitutionally unemployable," but that doesn't mean I don't respect someone's decision to take a day job.
What do you think?