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OK, I’m tired of hearing the work-life balance commentary and nonsense. Over the 16 years I have been doing startups, there have been countless articles written on how you can balance work and life all of the time, specifically when referencing startups and early stage companies where the push for company viability and survival is so critical and demanding. Well, let me give everyone some advice and insight:

THERE IS NO WORK-LIFE BALANCE when starting or running a startup, especially if you are married and have children.

Welcome to the Startups, Code, and Shit, I mean Life blog! My name is Michael Raeford, and I will be your tour guide on this journey, from an African-American male perspective, into a world involving the ups and downs of startups, business, personal life, gaming, the world at large, and managing what I call “the imbalance of work-life balance”.