Michael Pietrzak

Michael Pietrzak
Michael Pietrzak is the founder of So You Want to Write? Inc., which helps writers improve their writing and get published. He’s passionate about personal development, CrossFit, and playing guitar.

5 Business Fundamentals I Learned Washing the Dishes

By Michael Pietrzak | October 19, 2016

Let your dish time remind you of the power in simplicity.

How My Startup Got Me Locked Up in an African Jail (Almost)

By Michael Pietrzak | June 7, 2015

Last winter in Zambia, three large strangers were shoving me into the back of a truck. That’s when I decided to kill my African startup. This is my story—of wild failure, of corruption, bush mechanics and betrayal by a once-trusted employee bent on having me locked up in jail. The lesson? Do not cut corners…