Many of you have been asking for more practical how-to make money content and more of my personal stories. I’m going to combine both of those topics by sharing some of the projects I’m working on.The best starting point for that discussion is the biggest business failure of my life.
How to Not Succeed at Business
I wasted many tens of thousands of dollars and thousands of hours of work on a project that never went anywhere. Certainly there were problems with execution, but the main reason was that I tried to tackle a monumental project, while running a full-time business at the same time and I just burned out.
My Biggest Failure
Here is it is. My biggest failure is ABCfrog.com. It’s a children’s educational platform to teach English to non-native English speakers. I have a full learning platform developed in ASP.NET, about 20 game engines that can be repurposed for various language targets with multi-language support built in, hundreds of professionally illustrated images including a great logo and character. This represents thousands of hours of work from dozens of outsourced professionals over the years.
It’s not my biggest failure just because of the amount of money and …