I think being “young and fresh” has its advantages. Naïveté is not always a bad thing.
“I’m a firm believer that most people who do great things are doing them for the 1st time. I’d rather have someone all fired up to do something for the 1st time than someone who’s done it before and isn’t that excited to do it again.” – Marc Andreessen
I think we often worry way way too much about pre-requisites and other binding factors that are way outside of our control. I think having agency, really owning our ability to do things (even though we may not be able to), is such a powerful sensation that is increasingly rare among indoctrinated youth.
I can do it. We can do it.
These simple statements are so immensely powerful…