Forget about your competitors, just focus on your customers.
It’s hard to do a really good job on anything you don’t think about in the shower. —Paul Graham
Building a startup is very much an endurance sport.
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On Day One, a startup is a faith-based initiative built on guesses. —Steve Blank
Act confident even when you are not.
A ‘startup’ is a company that is confused about what its product is, who its customers are, and how to make money!—Dave McClure
Don’t worry about failure; you only have to be right once.
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Startups don’t just die, they commit suicide. —Takudzwa Razemba
If you can’t feed a team with two pizzas, you are too large.
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Fail early, fail often. —Tarun Sharma
When you are ready to quit, you’re closer than you think.
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In a startup company, you basically throw out all assumptions every three weeks. —William Lyon PhelpsImage: Bettmann / Getty Image
Why join the navy when you can be a pirate?—Steve Jobs
(This story appears in the 22 June, 2018 issue of Forbes India. You can buy our tablet version from Magzter.com. To visit our Archives, click here.)