Andrew Wilkinson

Andrew Wilkinson quotes on entrepreneurship

Co-founder of Tiny. Owners of Dribbble, MetaLab, and many others. Buying, starting and investing in wonderful internet businesses since 2007.

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There are four types of entrepreneurs: 1. Innovators - the person who invents the burrito 🌯 2. Remixers - the person who creates Chipotle 🌶 3. Scalers - the person who scales it to 100+ locations 🏢 4. Optimizers - the person who dials in margins and process 🔧

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The goal of an entrepreneur should be to do nothing but route opportunities to the right people on your team. Build a system and make yourself a human router 🚏 When I get stressed at work, it’s because I’ve failed to build a system and have tasks I can’t route to someone.

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Saying you want to "learn to code" to get into tech/start a startup is like saying "I want to learn how to lay bricks" when you're interested in becoming a real estate developer. You don't need to learn to code. You need to understand how it all fits together.

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Entrepreneurship is just delegation. Investing is its most extreme form.

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Ask a lawyer and they will always say "no". Ask an accountant and they will always say "let me do more research on that...". Ask an entrepreneur and they will always say "YES!". Each path has its own set of unique perils :-)

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