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Day 22: Spending Less Time On Forbes

Yesterday, I announced the following on my Facebook page:


Thank you to everyone who's read my latest Forbes article!

Was going to make a long series of posts, but I'd rather keep this short and simple. I'm proud of how the narrative I wrote turned out in the end. Writing that article wasn't only a professional achievement, but a personal joy. Writing that article on Ready helped me work out a lot of my conflicting feelings about America and her obligations to her citizens.

The main gift of writing this narrative was not only becoming a better writer, but also a better person.

That being said, I don't plan to ever write another long-form story on Forbes again.

Come 2021, I'll be severely reducing my time spent writing for Forbes. I'll only produce a few stories per month on an elite group founders and their startups.

I want to spend more time resting, working on my Founder to Founder newsletter, diving into my other hobbies, and enjoying time with friends and family. After writing non-stop (more or less) for Forbes the past few years, I want to take my writing (and more generally content creation) in a different direction. I've never been interested in becoming a full-time journalist, contrary to what others may think. (I don't even like to view myself as one!)

So yeah - I won't be talking about Forbes anymore. There's other things I want to spend my time on, which I'll share more on tomorrow.

Thanks for supporting my writing and creative efforts so far - excited to see where I go creatively in the new year!


After getting some more information about a potential full-time Forbes opportunity, I am 100% sure I've made the right choice.

I've taken Forbes to the highest level possible for myself. I couldn't be any happier with how things have turned out. Can't wait to see what comes next!

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