Founder at http://lighttheflame.co , we help ideas grow. Former startup founder & employee. Startup product development, service design & first sales.
But it’s not. It’s not a way to live. It’s not healthy. It doesn’t make you interesting. It’s not fun building anything that way. It, statistically speaking, likely won’t even make you very much money.
…s like there was this imaginary startup finish line. As though we could lose or even come in first. We were treating our company like we were in some race for time. But there is no race. There isn’t another runner we could lose to and we can’t “come in first”.
The problem is focusing on growth too much, too soon.