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I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.
Former American basketball player
Don’t worry about failure; you only have to be right once.
Co-founder and CEO, Dropbox
Ideas are commodity. Execution of them is not.
Founder, chairman and CEO, Dell Technologies
Ideas are easy. Implementation is hard.
American venture capitalist
The last 10 percent it takes to launch something takes as much energy as the first 90 percent.
The way to get started is to quit talking and start doing.
Always deliver more than expected.
Trust your instincts.
Co-founder, Estée Lauder Companies
No growth hack, brilliant marketing idea, or sales team can save you long-term if you don’t have a sufficiently good product.
Former president, Y Combinator
If you are not embarrassed by the first version of your product, you’ve launched too late.
Bad shit is coming. It always is in a startup. The odds of getting from launch to liquidity without some kind of disaster happening are one in a thousand. So don’t get demoralised.
Co-founder, Y Combinator
I think not focusing on money makes you sane, because in the long run it can probably drive you crazy.