Jeff Morris Jr.

Jeff Morris Jr. quotes on entrepreneurship

Founder at ChapterOne, an early-stage product fund. Building Product Club this summer. Before VP Product, Revenue at Tinder.

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The best product people I know are truth seekers. They overcome their own ego, politics within their organization, and personal biases — and they build what customers actually want. Truth is the hardest thing to achieve when building products. Seek truth.


The most underrated personality trait in tech is patience. * We want products to ship faster to acquire more customers. * We want portfolio companies to succeed faster to return capital to LP's. * We want to get promoted faster to keep up with friends & peers. Be patient.


My favorite product leaders are people who have strong opinions and zero ego. So hard to find.


When you're pitching investors, make sure to: 1. Be honest about your metrics. 2. Sound excited about your product. 3. Explain your revenue model. 4. Understand your acquisition costs. 5. Know why you're raising money.


At the end of the day, we're all trying to win. * Resist the urge to speak poorly about competition. * Listen to product ideas from unheard voices and be known as someone who gives thoughtful feedback. * Congratulate other product teams when they do something you admire.


3) As an industry, tech is very casual. This casualness means that people who act like professionals stand out even more. Strive for that.


The best entrepreneurs have enough confidence to admit when their intuition is wrong. They're self aware and know when to move on.


Almost every "startup studio" model has failed to produce notable companies. Reinforces the importance of focus and conviction.

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