Nope. It’s not another story on Tony Hawk. This Investors.com interview is with former pro skateboarder Jeff Thompson about how he used all the lessons he learned in skateboarding to build a successful internet service provider business in Rhode Island.
To compete and gain sponsors, I had to skate four to six hours a day. It took passion. When you don’t feel like practicing, you can’t say no. You need that same dedication with an emerging technology to get from zero revenue to the Nasdaq. . . If you worry too much about the whole routine as you drop into your first ramp, it can add to your anxiety. It’s better to focus on one trick at a time and do it right.
So that’s the secret. . .