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Getting back in the game!

I’ve wrested with the lack of creative fulfillment in my life for the past few years.

What feels like a lifetime ago, I created many “side hustles”. Spending my “extra” time in front of a screen creating. Then things caught up to me or my priorities changed. I started going to bed earlier, slowing down and asking how do I sell this? My priorities were shifting - I was starting a family, getting into the “serious parts of my career”. My side hustles went dormant.

Fast forward a decade later…

I’ve struggled with getting fulfillment from my work. I no longer “create”, spending time dreaming of what I could create. Usually takes a good kick in the pants to get started (in this case it was a conversation with my wife). Thus here I am getting things started.

Projekt19 Redux

Reusing my old “freelance handle” to act as the “north star”. Projekt19 will house 19 products by 2023. I don’t know what those products will be at this moment and that’s the point. It might be a digital good, hard good, subscription, ebook, app, SASS - it’s better to stay undefined. I want to focus on a problem, market and then a solution.

I can imagine there will be a mix of everything, but the real benefit of all this - is back to how it all started. I need to create! Can’t think of a better way to do that than allowing myself to create whatever I want.

The IH community has been a great resource for me, I've mainly been a "listener" but as part of this I plan to engage more.

I've started a SubStack - still unsure if that is the best place to "build in public" but you can follow me on Twitter.

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    Welcome back, Chad, and good luck with your projects.

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    Congrats on the big step, it takes courage! Looking forward to your posts & progress!

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      Thank you! Happy to be building alongside folks like yourself!

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    Nice nice. Looking forward to seeing your progress Chad!

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