Don't Forget Step Zero
SIMILAR ARTICLES & IDEAS:
Startups take off because the founders make them take off.
Generally, startups take a push to get them going. Once they are on the track, they will usually keep going, but there is a separate and robust process to get them on a roll.
Nearly all startups have to recruit their users manually. You can't wait for users to come to you. You have to go out and get them.
Almost all startups are vulnerable initially, like a newborn baby. It's harmless if know-it-alls dismiss your startup. Thinking "there's no way this tiny creature could even accomplish anything" is faulty thinking.
The danger is when you dismiss your startup yourself and fail to see the full potential of what you're building.
Facing a task, experiencing the uncomfortable emotions associated with it and doing the task despite those emotions.
It rationalizes the shit out of anything that’s just a little bit uncomfortable and create excuses as to why we shouldn’t do something now. Those excuses are irrational, but sound superficially reasonable.
It is your biggest, most important task, the one you are most likely to procrastinate on if you don't do something about it.
It is also the one task that can have the greatest positive impact on your life and results at the moment.
"One of the very worst uses of time is to do something very well that need not be done at all".