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Take something that people do, and remove a step (or make that step very very easy). That's the key to a successful startup.

The best startup book is one you never open because you're too busy marketing and building your product.

YC Startup Directory is a nice thing to go over to get inspired for things to build. Need to be bold with trying all kinds of ideas.

Try many ideas. Many will fail, some will succeed. The goal is to find the right mix of successful changes to ensure the long-term health and growth of the business.

Wish more startups did calendar timelines with big events like Amie.

I personally believe that eventually all of the greatest companies will be fully open source and transparent. You can out execute any company by being more focused and building what you truly think customers want.

Great management together with being able to make thoughtful decisions fast with fast rollbacks makes a huge difference whether startups succeed or not.

Try to be mindful of tools I use for my startups. Reflect's stack is nice.

Liked this episode as it goes over many elements on what makes startups succeed.

One of the things I've learned no company should ever do is not pay on time. Salary should hit employees accounts at same day every month. Handbook is nice. Open Guide to Equity Compensation is good read.