We can discuss, for example, the bottom line, and how more diverse companies aren’t lowering their standards but are, in fact, earning 19% more revenue. We can also talk objectively about why tech leaders should look to diversify their teams, how they should go about it, and how they should measure success. Since the quest … Continue reading Want to Increase company Revenue? Add staff diversity!
Top 11 Paul Graham essays. Paul Graham is well known for his series of essays. You’ll find a link to listen and read them using AudiBrow. 1. How to get Startup Ideas The way to get startup ideas is not to try to think of startup ideas. It’s to look for problems, preferably problems you … Continue reading Paul Graham’s Essay for Startups
Venture funding works like gears. A typical startup goes through several rounds of funding, and at each round, you want to take just enough money to reach the speed where you can shift into the next gear. Few startups get it quite right. Many are underfunded. A few are overfunded, which is like trying to … Continue reading How to Fund A Startup. An Essay by Paul Graham
In a sense, there’s just one mistake that kills startups: not making something users want. If you make something users want, you’ll probably be fine, whatever else you do or don’t do. And if you don’t make something users want, then you’re dead, whatever else you do or don’t do. So really this is a … Continue reading 18 Mistakes that Kill Startups. An Essay by Paul Graham
If the world were static, we could have monotonically increasing confidence in our beliefs. The more (and more varied) experience a belief survived, the less likely it would be false. Continue reading Listen to Paul Graham’s Essay: How to Be an Expert in a Changing World