I judge every day in a binary way — did we incrementally add to the value of the company or didn’t we. I feel accomplished when we step forward and eager for the next day…
The MVP is a curse for ambitious technology companies that want to grow. You should be thinking about what it will take for customers to love you, not tolerate you.
You are lucky to be reading this. And I am even luckier to have written it. That is because we both are alive with a realistic chance to change the course of history.
Every summer since college I have gone backpacking with a group of friends. I organize the trip and we typically are drawn to the High Sierras.