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What is Success?

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Doing the work that you don’t really want to do but is paramount for you to do so you can focus on what will take you there. In other words: You are not going to get away from all the mundane tasks that go along with your startup when you start out (and there are many). This is a test. The test is whether you are dedicated enough to put in the effort to do an exemplary job on the mundane...

Be the Glue

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I wrote this presentation a few years ago on how to Build a Great Team but I forgot a critical element to it all. The Glue – you need someone who is the glue on your team. Maybe it’s your Manager or Team Lead or maybe it’s the one that’s setting up Virtual Machines on a daily basis. But whether it’s one person or many or rotates between a few – you need that...

They get you on the Browsing

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Social Media isn’t really that bad. Post some updates. Take some pictures. Tag some people. Even with the pickiest of personalities, you can do that in under 10 minutes – tops. But, the browsing, the scrolling, the waiting to load, the fetching – that’s where it gets you, that’s where it drags you down and makes you question everything you are doing and the why of it...

Make it Fast

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Because if it’s not fast, it’s not worthwhile. Because if it’s not fast, the customer won’t buy it. Because if it’s not fast, someone else’s will be. Because if it’s not fast, that means it’s not good. There are so many other ways to measure what you build for someone.  Performance is good, but it’s not the only metric. Don’t let your...

Learn from Others

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The best way to learn is to learn from others. Learn what they have done to become successful. Watch what they do (and stop talking about it). Don’t share the fact that you’re learning from them. Listen to what has and has not worked. And then, ask questions, get feedback on your approach, what are you doing that works and what are you doing that is not. Or, keep doing what...

Rambli Just my thoughts…

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