I came across this fantastic page packed full of interesting startup advice at Jason Cohen’s blog: A Smart Bear.
Some of the tips may sounds obvious or commonplace, but that’s because they’re true, and they’re also worth repeating. Often I’ll read an article like this and 90% of the advice will be familiar. While I’ve heard it before, it might only hit home in this moment, in this context – and that’s why it’s powerful.
- If you have more than three priorities, you have none.
- It’s better to complete 100% of 8 things than 80% of 10 things.
- The “long tail” can sound appealing, but it sure is easy to sell vanilla ice cream at the beach even when you’re right next to another ice cream stand.
- The only cause of Writer’s Block is high standards. Type garbage. Editing is 10x easier than writing.