Dogged perseverance is often considered the hallmark of any entrepreneur. But pursuing new projects come at a considerable long-term financial, emotional and physical cost. Here are a few questions to ask yourself to help evaluate whether your brilliant idea is still worth chasing, or if you’re just chasing your tail. Have I moved the needle forward? Perhaps your venture had traction, but that stalled out long ago.
Ghetto Life 101 changed my life. I started working on this radio documentary 25 years ago - I gave tape recorders to two kids growing up in the Ida B. Wells Homes in Chicago, one of the most notorious public housing projects in America, and asked them to document a week in their lives.