How many rejection letters can one person take? They are our version of the torn Achilles before the big game, the participation medals and last place finishes. But still, like that flying tomato boy, we go on.
Here at Hulu, we actually prefer our sports to be of the imaginary sort, turning our favorite shows and characters into legitimate athletes and pitting them against each other in battles of skill, grace and screaming matches.
It's Winter Olympics time. I often flip past a channel that is showing the sport of curling, and curling is a beautiful analogy for startups -- or more pointedly, for the team that must surround a founder.