Sahil Lavingia

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Founder Gumroad, funder @ shl.vc

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Competing with everyone: $10/hr Competing with a few: $100/hr Selling a product: $1,000/hr Building equity: $10,000/hr Making a market: $100,000/hr

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Build for everyone and you build for no one. Build for one person and you build for thousands.

3

“How do you stay motivated?” Find an audience! Find customers! Once you have those, you will stop asking. Being able to help people is better motivation than any routine, plan, or life hack.

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It feels good to be praised by your peers. It feels better to be valued by the market. Rather run a packed restaurant than a Michelin-starred one. Rather design a product loved by customers than by other designers.

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Nothing happens faster than the market wants.

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If it was truly “direct to consumer” you wouldn’t have a customer acquisition cost greater than a customer’s lifetime value.

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