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A Wall Streeter-turned-VC uses a strategy from his investing career to make the personal decisions that stress him out most

Entrepreneur and investor Patrick McGinnis discussed how “Fear Of Better Options” can lead to being overly hesitant in taking decisions in an interview with The New York Times’ Tim Herrera. For big life decisions, McGinnis applies the kind of approaches he does when evaluating a potential investment as a VC. He writes everything he can think of down, then reads it out loud, “like writing an investment memo for a V.C. investment.” Making big decisions can be scary, but one Wall Streeter-turned-VC has a good strategy to overcome paralysis based on his experiences as an investor. Patrick McGinnis is an entrepreneur, investor, and the author of the book, “The 10% Entrepreneur: Living Your Startup Dream Without Quitting Your Day Job,” in which he describes strategies for balancing starting a new venture on your own while also keeping the security of a steady career. A Wall Streeter-turned-VC uses a strategy from his investing career to make the personal decisions that stress him out most

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