I've been thinking about this a lot this past weekend and I'm still actually kinda amazed at how prevalent this is... I mentioned last week that I had sent a "How can I help you?" e-mail to about 900 people. The first thing I noticed was that many people wanted
First time here? Start with the hits:
If you're validating your (startup) idea, this is the ultimate method.
Because it's a rollercoaster-like life as an entrepreneur.
Every sale and every relationship with a customer starts with you helping them.
Pressing pause on a startup is the hardest thing I've ever done.
I'm neither overly bad or incredibly good with procrastination. For me, it's like hitting the road for a run only to realize you have cramps. The option at that point being turning around to head home or keep on going. What's generally worse though is the fear or perception about
You are facing an issue or challenge in your business. What's the first thing you do? You fire up Google to search for answers. Perfect. Google is great, because it likely gives you thousands of resources to work through. You start following all this advice in solving your issue or
Hi everyone. My name is Adii and I'm an addict. Addicted to what? Well, pretty much any and all of the things on this list: working, creating something, startups and entrepreneurship. I've always known that I have a bit of an obsessive personality. And I always thought that it was
I struggle writer's block most days, even though it's relatively easy for me to churn out 2 or 3 posts a week (like I did last year). It's not however a lack of ideas that challenges me to write regularly. Seth Godin talks about never suffering from "Talker's Block", which
I hate all the things when they aren't efficient. Efficiency and scaleability are also intertwined in my world, even though I'm not one for advocating the pursuit of scaleability early on in a startup's life. I still hate the inefficiency. We have all bought into the "do things that don't
I'm imperfect in so many ways. Heck, most days I wonder whether my wife loves me as a result of those imperfections or whether I just managed to hide them well enough (when we were dating). And now that we're married, she's stuck with me... Imperfections are weird in the
(Note: I originally wrote this post - and list - in November last year prior to my decision to press pause on PublicBeta, which means it was more focused on immediate action. Upon reflection though - and even though I'm not actively work on or planning to work on a