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What Job Hunters Can Learn From Surfers

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It’s February 2001, and 8 a.m. on a Sunday morning. I’m at the beach listening to crashing waves, and watching surfers. The weather is cool, and the sky is blue. It looks to be a great day. Just three months prior, former Internet darling Pets.com shut its doors with less than two years as a public company. This was one of the final casualties of the dot-com bubble.

Many hoped that the year 2000 was just a market correction. As co-founder of a venture-capital-backed Internet company with two months of cash remaining, I knew better. Times had changed, and my dream was crashing along with the market.

So, I find myself watching surfers, wondering  …  Details

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