We all need people who will give us feedback. That’s how we improve. -Bill Gates
As startup founders, we always look for validation when we ask someone what they think of our product/idea.
We look at their facial expression and body language as we speak to determine how they’re going to respond.
To us, nothing feels better than when someone understands the value behind what we are trying to do because starting a startup is extremely tough, and so every validation is seen as a small win.
The more small wins the better.
There are already enough lows.
However, when we don’t hear what we want, we become defensive. …
Don’t waste your time shopping for the cheapest mechanic shop.
You always get what you pay for.
Price shopping is very common when it comes to performing maintenance on your car.
People call several shops in the area to get quotes.
Then they get a large range of estimates and choose the cheapest one with the best reviews.
Sound about right?
I’ve studied the car mechanic industry to learn more about why things are priced the way that they are.
What goes into determining the cost of the service?
There are variables such as how long the repair is going to take, the shop rate, material pricing matrix, and material cost. …
“It is the individual who is not interested in his fellow men who have the greatest difficulties in life and provides the greatest injury to others. It is from among such individuals that all human failures spring.” -Adler
If you’re constantly bragging about your achievements in hopes that you will develop long lasting friendships, you should stop.
Those who want to be around you, just because of your achievements, aren’t worth it.
Friends, and I mean REAL friends, are not made that way.
People are not interested in you. They are interested in themselves.
Let me repeat that again. People are not interested in you. They are interested in themselves. …