I tend not to watch motivational videos anymore since I think motivation itself is pretty useless – it’s only a spark of energy that’s extremely fleeting, whereas grit and drive are everlasting. However, I came […]
“Visionaries are specially afraid of a false negative: that customers will reject a flawed MVP that is too small or too limited. The solution to this dilemma is a commitment to iteration. You have to commit to a locked-in agreement—ahead of time—that no matter what comes of testing the MVP, you will not give up hope. Successful entrepreneurs do not give up at the first sign of trouble, nor do they persevere the plan right into the ground. Instead, they process a unique combination of perseverance and flexibility. The MVP is just the first step on a journey of learning. Down that road - after many iterations - you may learn that some element of your product or strategy is flawed and decide it is time to make a change, which I call a pivot, to a different method for achieving your vision"
- Eric Ries, The Lean Startup
One of my favorite podcasts I like to listen to recently is How I Built This by NPR which has weekly episodes that showcases innovators, entrepreneurs, idealists, and the stories behind the movements they built. Each […]
“Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.” – Thomas Jefferson I came across this simple quote today by Thomas Jefferson and it made me think for […]
This will be a short post because I don’t feel like I need motivation today or something to “spark” me. It’s really one of those days where you just wake up and keep moving forward. […]
There are tons of “classics” out there that teach the fundamentals of business and self-development that essentially reiterate the same thing. After reading so many, I got pretty bored of seeing the same principles […]