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If it’s the right person giving their opinion, LISTEN carefully. The list of “right people” is pretty short: YOU and your realistic potential clients and partners.
If it’s the wrong person giving their opinion, F it. Smile, nod, or whatever gesture you think they deserve.
When you have a well-defined core, YOU will be 90% of the feedback that you need.”
My business mentor from afar: the brilliant Jack Dorsey.
My new entrepreneurial role model and idol - Jack Dorsey. Find an hour and watch this talk. The brilliance exuding from this guy is inspiring.
“There’s an endless debate about the good and bad of selling a company that’s still growing in the Valley right now. There’s the obvious macro-economic answer: Everyone selling too early is bad, because no new tech giants are created. There’s the obvious micro-answer: A few million dollars is life changing for most people, and those entrepreneurs deserve to make a life-changing amount of money.”
Interesting thought. Being a part of a startup media company, I have to admit that the micro-answer does resonate with me. But I also have to admit that I want BlackTree to become a new media giant and disrupt the current corporate media landscape. There is certainly a middle ground that rewards founders and still makes corporate history. The question is: Does that founder have the knowledge and patience to make the right deal so that can happen?
“if your board meetings suck, whose fault is it?”
“Entrepreneurship is living a few years of your life like most people won’t, so that you can spend the rest of your life like most people can’t.”
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“Many good entrepreneurs can go from zero to a couple of million in revenues and a couple of hundred people. He’s got over 100,000 people. Few can do that.”
“It doesn’t matter whether a company is big or small. Capital structure matters. It always has and always will.”