I can already hear you judging the young girl that spent two hours crafting the perfect selfie, then removed it from Instagram when it didn’t get enough likes.
Yes she probably overvalues external validation. Yes intrinsic confidence is healthier. But she has some important business attributes and lessons for us.
If most adults applied that level of hustle, work ethic and market testing to our business lives we’d spend less time complaining about “kids these days”, and more energy making and selling things valued by the market. Step up your game.