Suhail Doshi

Suhail Doshi quotes on building

Founder MightyApp + Mixpanel. Pizzatarian, programmer, & music maker.

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1

If you fear starting a company because you’re worried you’ll waste your time or you’ll fail, don’t start a company. Start a project. It’s mostly the same thing for 12 months until you have employees, make money, and have users that rely on you every day.

2

Success or failure, at least have fun creating your startup: Learn something deeply technical, push your boundaries personally, remove comfort & see what taking risk is like, get feedback from a team, learn a new skill like legal/design/sales, and meet interesting people.

3

Every now & then it’s valuable to build something from the ground up again: you get to see what’s newly possible, you develop empathy for how subtle, complex it is to accomplish, and you get to see how the pieces could fit together in a better way than before.

4

Most projects that are 70% done are not released because they aren’t perfect yet. However, if you edited down what you have to its very essence, you’d probably stand to gain 90% of the impact if you just released that to the world.

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