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I really like Eric, saw him down at stanford a couple of weeks ago.

Honestly, I am poor. Dirt poor. But I LOVE what I do. I consult to pay the bills. Right now, I'm hyper focused on starting a new business so I haven't been spending a lot of time getting new clients.

I had a client that fell on my lap the other day and I was so frustrated with them. The only reason they wanted to start their company was to make a lot of money and get rich. No passion, no iconoclastic idea's. Just, lets do this because it will make money.

I would love to see less money grubbing jerks and more passionate people who just love to create stuff. So i'm with Eric in getting the word out. This won't make you rich! Only do this if you love it. *pushes aside pulpit.

You have most likely already seen this, but Guy Kawasaki often talks about a similar annoyance with people involved in entrepreneurship purely for the money: http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-3755718939216161559...

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