Where “fake it till you make it” falls down
There’s a great article on TechCrunch by Danny Crichton called Startups and The Big Lie.
Crichton, who is a former colleague back in my days at The Stanford Daily, has a great line about how startups “run on an alchemy of ignorance and amnesia that is incredibly important to experimentation” and that entrepreneurs essentially have to lie a lot of the time about how things are going.
The Relentless Push to Be Positive
It’s very popular to lament the fact that founders are always saying their startup is “crushing it” and growth is through the roof. But most of … Read the rest