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Sober on Purpose

Jun 15, 2019

There’s a dark side of entrepreneurism, and it often includes addiction.   Michael was an entrepreneur, gambling addict and drug addict. For him, the exhilaration of building his business and the high he felt from gambling and drugs were two sides of the same coin. Unfortunately, his story is not uncommon in the entrepreneur world, and his story shows how you can take the steps to recover.

Addictions actually steal the most important commodity to an entrepreneur: time.  At the height of his addiction, Michael estimated that chasing the high took up about 75% of his time. Without the drugs and gambling, he was unsure of what to fill it with. Many addicts change one addiction for another. He found that by the support of a tribe and community, he could use his time to fill meaningful projects.

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