Q&A with Jessika Lora - March 27

How’d you know when you were finally able/willing to take the jump? It’s easy to keep collecting skills but was there something specific that happened that you knew you were ready for yours startup?

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Great question! There’s a restlessness threshold that you hit after which point every day that you aren’t pursuing your vision feels intolerable. You may notice yourself picking little turf battles, feeling depressed, irritable, and under-appreciated. I felt this way just before I left Deloitte and just before I left eBay. It’s totally fine to feel this way for a day or two, maybe even a shitty week, but if it becomes your daily norm for more than a month GET OUT!

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When you’re ready to jump, or even if you just want a gentle soul to commiserate with you, reach out to me: jessika@thecarforce.com

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A heartfelt thank you Jessika. I keep re-reading your reply and the intolerable restlessness description is so poignant it’s almost poetic. I’ve felt that way for a couple years now... so thank you for the courage to get out.

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