Success in any undertaking requires what I call experiential perspective. Let me put it in tangible terms:you can’t build a successful site for the iPhone without being an iPhone user. You can’t run a forum for your company if you don’t spend any time on forums as a pass-time. You won’t build a successful website if you’re not an web enthusiast in your free time. Why? Because there’s a depth of experience and understanding that’s only attainable by doing. And often it’s that very experience and understanding that separates the true success stories from the rest of the crowd.
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