If you are a founder at beginning of your journey and you look yourself in the mirror, you won’t see the shiny face of today’s Elon. More likely, you will see a tired, pale, baggy-eyed, balding, stressed out version of it. And that’s just fine.
… renting out your air mattress, or without designing and selling politically inspired cereal boxes. Starting companies is a messy process and the photos taken in the midst of it are depressingly unglamorous.
…nate when I’m overwhelmed by the thought, “Ok, I have to get X done”. Instead, it can be beneficial to think, “Ok, I will spend an hour on X” — which isn’t overwhelming, doesn’t require a long breakdown of tasks, and gets me started (90% of…