Don’t Make Me Sell Something You Can’t

“Meet my friend/husband/sister/coworker.  Can you tell them about how awesome X is?”

I get this from time to time.  I hate it.

X can be unschooling, writing, economic freedom, cryptocurrency, podcasting, or any number of things.

It’s not that I don’t like discussing stuff I’m interested in, it’s that I don’t like doing it with unwilling audiences.  (This is one of the reasons I could never be a professor.)

If you drag someone to me kicking and screaming and ask me to get them interested in something you haven’t been able to sell them on, I’m gonna politely pass every time.

I only like preaching to the choir.  They came for the sermon.  I’m not interested in hounding poor souls just trying to go about their day.

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Isaac Morehouse is the founder and CEO of Praxis, an awesome startup apprenticeship program. He is dedicated to the relentless pursuit of freedom. He’s written some books, done some podcasting, and is always experimenting with self-directed living and learning. When he’s not with his wife and kids or building his company, he can be found smoking cigars, playing guitars, singing, reading, writing, getting angry watching sports teams from his home state of Michigan, or enjoying the beach.