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Chris basically states the obvious that isn't stated enough -- be your own customer. If you're not, rethink what you're working on.

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Recent realization. Funding ≠ traction. Sometimes a helpful stepping stone, but not always required. Good reading to stay grounded.

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Great guide on, well, getting the mentor you want.

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I don't know much about ShopLocket, but I do know this is a damn good way to plan a branding campaign.

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Jason Goldberg reminds us to focus on what matters and, well, do our job.

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On giving up with being in sync with your feeds all the time. Go out and do something amazing.

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On radically over delivering. Seth nails it.

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On just...doing it.

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Nicely done breakdown of great prelaunch pages. Good to keep in mind.

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Interview with the creator of Instapaper on making a simple product. Excellent.

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Focus on work and not on how much of it you're doing.

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Great write up on keeping the most important thing the most important thing.

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Mike from Skillshare does a damn good job at breaking down great ways to go about building your company. And it's all from experience.

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Bijan Sabet of Spark Capital makes a great point about being ballsy and taking chances.

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Hiten Shah of KISSmetrics does a great job at explaining what it really means to mentor.

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Beautifully designed quotes to always keep you thinking about your passions.

Regular inspiration from respected wizards of the startup world.

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Worth looking at as it provides a framework in thinking about your idea before launching.

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Gabe Weinberg, founder of DuckDuckGo, does a great writeup of different verticals to potentially pursue for your product.

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Interesting read on why it's worth keeping your dev team lean.

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