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How I Learned to Stop Obsessing About Other Startups and Focus on Building My Own Company

The only person you help by comparing yourself to your competition is your competition

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Early in my entrepreneurial career, I had a bad habit of what might be best described as “founder voyeurism.” By that I mean I constantly monitored (“stalked” is possibly…




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Aaron Dinin, PhD

Aaron Dinin, PhD

I teach entrepreneurship at Duke. Software Engineer. PhD in English. I write about the mistakes entrepreneurs make since I’ve made plenty. More @

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