Peter Shih

I build things that make me happy.


Imperfection


Imperfection is beautiful.

People are attracted to the flaws and imperfections of others. It is the very essence of what makes us human. When something is too…


I’m Sorry


I want to sincerely apologize to everyone who read my poorly written blog post about San Francisco. I made idiotic and childish, but worse yet, thoughtless, hurtful and offensive comments that I am deeply sorry about.

There are no excuses for my poor judgment, so I make none. I take full responsibility that this mistake was completely my own.


Imperfection


Imperfection is beautiful.

People are attracted to the flaws and imperfections of others. It is the very essence of what makes us human. When something is too…


Fearless


If it frightens you, do it.

People often ask me what I learned at Y Combinator this past summer. A big one is the conscious decision to face my fears and not settle…

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To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield. – Ulysses

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Indecision


Indecision is a decision.

I live by a rule when it comes to making hard decisions. I give myself 30 seconds to make a choice, and if I can't choose by then, I…


Greatness


The world doesn't remember you for your failures, only your successes.

It's no secret that entrepreneurs fail a lot, even the successful ones. Society seems to be…


Visionaries


True visionaries can’t actually see the future – they start with something that they know works and go from there. The way to do really big things seems to be to start with…


Cojones


Yesterday a friend told me I am a good motivational speaker. Considering I spend most of my life glued to a computer screen, this is quite surprising to me. Lately I've been very…