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14 points by Harj on Feb 21, 2007 | hide | past | web | favorite | 3 comments

Has anyone else experienced this feeling when pursuing entrepreneurship?

"None of your friends are doing anything remotely like what you are doing," he said. "You lose all common ground."

I know I feel like that sometimes...

or like Hugh MacLeod Said (http://www.gapingvoid.com/Moveable_Type/archives/003642.html)

"Once you become an entrepreneur, you find the company of non-entrepreneurs a lot harder to be around. You’ve seen things they haven’t; the wavelengths alter, it’s that simple."

Definitely true. I think it's a combination of your friends losing respect for you for "dropping out," combined with the feeling of smugness that comes from the same.

I cannot explain in words how true that is for me. It's the very reason I moved halfway across the world to Silicon Valley from London.

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