Being an entrepreneur is the hardest thing you can do. It's beyond tough. All that independence you crave comes with an overwhelming amount of responsibility.
On a bad day, it's paralyzing. The fear makes your stomach churn. And we don't talk about it enough, because it's embarrassing to be afraid, and because pretending to be tough is sometimes how we get there.
Ben Horowitz' blog brilliant book "The Hard Thing About Hard Things" captured the feeling so well, I had to draw this piece around it. It's a superb reminder of why you do what you do.