Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia quotes on motivation

Founder Gumroad, funder @ shl.vc

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Most people could get what they want if they knew what they wanted.

2

“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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I’d rather fail than not try.

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Make your audience happy, motivated, and informed, by making your content entertaining, inspiring, and educational.

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Only you can stop you.

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Beyond technical ability, I look for these characteristics in candidates: - Communicates well (everyone always knows what they're up to) and asks for feedback early and often - Self-motivated to solve problems and find new ones - Manages up (tells me how to best empower them)

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Your startup can offer more than just software: - Community - Hope - Charity - Motivation - Advice from mistakes you've made - Interactions that make people feel good!

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