The two most read blog posts I’ve written each took 10 minutes to write.
I’ve spent up to two hours on some blog posts that were read by 50 people.
I’ve emailed some people ideas who never responded. I’ve emailed other people ideas who told me it was the best feedback they received all year.
I have a gut instinct to work off of, but I have no idea what’s going to stick.
That’s one reason why I write every day. I have no idea what is going to work, but I know the more I write, the more “at bats” I’ll have with a chance to connect with more people.
I don’t think many entrepreneurs can accurately predict where their business will be in 5 years.
You can put your best work out there. Adapt. Make necessary changes. But you can’t force people to buy your products. You don’t truly know how people will react until it hits the market.
A comedian can test a joke among friends, but they don’t really know its worth until they try it on stage.
I don’t know what’s going to work. But that’s what makes shipping fun and horrifying.
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