"The best thing about owning a business is it allows you to say, 'Okay, who do I want to be?'"

Show Notes

Jarred Lustgarten left a Wall Street career to start a rug-cleaning business with $600 in borrowed money and a stack of flyers. A decade later, J.L. Carpet & Upholstery is profitable and Jarred has a very visible reminder on his hands of his commitment to his vocation.

Show Notes

Irin Carmon's website | Twitter - 00:40

J.L. Carpet & Upholstery - 1:23

Irin's tweet about Jarred's tattoo | Jarred's tattoo - 1:50

New York Daily News columnist Harry Siegel's tweet in response - 2:18

New York Rug Life - 2:49

Lisa Wagner's website, Rug Chick - 15:52

Park Slope Parents - 17:39

Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik - 26:32

What is Rework?

A podcast by 37signals about the better way to work and run your business. In Season 2, we're going through Rework (the book) chapter by chapter and talking with authors, Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson, about what's changed in the world of business over the last eleven years since the book was published.