7 Entrepreneurial Blind Spots

Episode 299 | 7 Entrepreneurial Blind Spots
Date: 2016-07-26
Link: Startups for the Rest of Us
Startups for the Rest of UsCheapium is when you are charging cost.
Sometimes you come up with a lot of good ideas but you can’t do because of lack of funds or resources.
Being an entrepreneur is more about the journey than the goals.
The vast majority of entrepreneurs are goal oriented.
Anything that is outside your direct control is going to take two times longer than you think.
It is really hard to do an estimate for someone else.
Most developers estimate too low.
You can only be productive on one or two things at a time over a given time period (of a few days or weeks).
There is always more code to write and there is always more marketing to do.
You know you’re not objective about something when you start to become defensive about the points you are making.
People fall into a trap of doing everything themselves because (they think) it is going to take too long to delegate it to someone else.
You want to hire someone for their decision making ability not necessarily the skills they have.
You’re going to base the majority of your decisions on incomplete data.