Bold or Boring?

I’ve been thinking about this for a while… but, it really hit home yesterday when I read a post by Seth Godin called You’re Boring.

Remarkable costs time and money and effort, but most of all, remarkable costs a willingness to be wrong.” – Seth Godin

Are you bold or boring? Is your business bold or boring?

I’ve always taken risks in business. After all, I’ve been an entrepreneur for 12 years. But, is that the same as being bold? I don’t think so…

Bold is being truly Passionate about your work.
Bold is being truly Passionate about your life.
Bold is baring your soul to perfect strangers, taking a chance and seeing if there is a connection.
Bold is launching a web site with no monetization strategy, just because you’re passionate about the idea.
Bold is asking for investment dollars from Angels or VCs to launch that site.
Bold is….

I could go on, and you surely have your own definitions of BOLD.

I’ve taken risks. But, I haven’t been BOLD in a long time. It’s time to be BOLD.

Are you BOLD or boring? What is BOLD to you?

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