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6 Shark Tank Mistakes that Kill Deals

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For the past 10 years I’ve been watching “Shark Tank.” Along with The Profit, it’s one of my favorite shows. I pay attention to Shark Tank pitch format, Shark Tank pitch script, and other important things the show highlights. I’ve even tried to watch some of the international versions (which are unwatchable.) After 10 years of episodes and together with my...

Doing business with friends and family

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Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of year. It’s a time when families and friends get together to just chill. There’s not the pressure of gifts or the rush of multiple, conflicting parties for 3 weeks like there is during Christmas. It’s cozy and relaxing. Unless you went into business with someone at the dinner table and it’s not going so well. Or even worse, if you lent...

The Bezos Vision for Humanity

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In a previous article, I outlined why I think Elon Musk’s vision of massive settlements on Mars is suboptimal and not the best use of money and resources. Mars has many problems, like high levels of radiation, low gravity, it’s very far away, it’s very cold and it’s in a gravity well. Not only is it very difficult to get there, it would be very uncomfortable and...

Taking Criticism Happily

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As your company, website and personal wealth grows, you'll start to get more and more feedback.  Some of it solicited (after all, you can use feedback to your advantage to learn and grow), but most of it will just come in without asking. So what do I mean by taking criticism happily?

Trajan King

Hey hey. I'm Trajan. I'm a minimalist entrepreneur who loves exploring the world (42 countries), learning new things (7 languages) and trying to get better every day (working on my backsquat).

I write about entrepreneurship and building an optimized and happy life through systems, good habits and scientific research.

Join me and we'll discover how we can build businesses we can be proud of.

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