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I understand your point but I also think that no startup will be truly successful unless you are working on the startup because you want to and love what you do, not just because you have to, or because you want to get rich.

For me, when I say I "have to" work on my startup, I'm really saying that it's what I want and love to do, and if I didn't do it, I'd spend my whole life wondering and regretting choosing the "safe" approach. The safe path will always be available in the future, as long as I keep my skills current, so why not live a little dangerously until I know for sure whether I'm good at it?

I think you are right that people who hate the startup will not do well, but I have to seriously question your assumption that you have to enjoy yourselves _or_ want get rich.

In fact, I believe you must want to get rich, and enjoy what you do. If you don't want to get rich you won't have any incentive to get over the point that isn't fun and you won't build a big business.

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