283: Why “Burning Your Boats” is Terrible Advice with Tim Grahl

Thursday, August, 8th, 2019 at 10:50 am by YoPalHal

According to legend, Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés issued a rather interesting order to his men as they began their conquest of the Aztec empire in 1519. The order was simple: Burn the boats. He wanted his men to realize that they had no opportunity to retreat, so they had to give this fight everything they had. Failure was no longer an option and winning this battle just became that much more important. There is much debate [Read More...]