2021: The Year of . . . ?

I had a good conversation with a buddy about 2020 and 2021. He said that 2021 will be a year of experimentation for him. He plans to try several different things, knowing that many will not work out. His goal is to learn and have a few successful experiments that pay dividends.

My friend isn’t an entrepreneur, but I love his perspective. Though we’re living in uncertain times, he understands that doing nothing isn’t an option. He has to take action toward reaching the goals he’s set for himself and his family. His action will be risk adjusted. He’s not going to bet the farm on his experiments . . . but he will make some bets. Worst-case scenario, all his experiments fail and he learns a lot. To him that knowledge will be valuable even if the monetary value of his bets shrinks to zero.

Perspective is important, and I think the beginning of the year is a great time to think about it.

What will 2021 be about for you?