Uncommon Advice for Aspiring Founders

There’s loads of advice out there for aspiring founders, with much of it repeated ad nauseum. Don’t get distracted. Ship early and often. Read the Hard Thing About Hard Things. You know, the standard stuff. The problem is that reading this advice rarely causes it to truly sink in. There’s a big difference between knowing … Continue reading Uncommon Advice for Aspiring Founders

Early Advice 1: Solutions in Need of Problems

The single most common piece of advice I’ve heard about startups is to make sure that you’re solving a real, meaningful problem for someone. It’s easy to think of something cool but useless; much more valuable to think of something mundane but genuinely impactful. This is good advice. But the problem is, it’s really hard … Continue reading Early Advice 1: Solutions in Need of Problems