- 2 years ago
“I am not what has happened to me, I am what I choose to become.”
- Carl Jung
Amir Salihefendic, the founder and CEO of Doist, is the creator of the powerful and popular productivity tool, Todoist (which is awesome). He comes to Jerry feeling torn between two seemingly different directions for his business. On one side, he feels the ambition to do big, world changing things and to be on every smartphone and desktop. But on the other side, as the son of entrepreneurial parents who owned a grocery store, he knows how important it is to just keep the business alive and take care of yourself and your family (and to be grateful for that) - to not put your family, your health, yourself at risk. The ambitious path with burnout or the steady, safe path with possible regrets? He has wrestled with this as something he must decide, but what if there isn't a choice? Or what if there is a 3rd option he’s not seeing?
Jerry and Amir explore this apparent conflict, talk about his upbringing and