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Startups and rocketships

Rocket ships are a good analogy for startups. Just as the purpose of rocket ship is to accelerate fast and reach escape velocity, the purpose of a startup company is to achieve product-market fit quickly and reach scale. Startups are meant to be rocket ships. You pour jet fuel into

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Apps I use on iPhone 6

I've had my iPhone 6 for a little over a week now after switching from a HTC One M7. Here is a breakdown of all the apps that are installed on my iPhone. Messaging Wechat Messenger (Facebook) Snapchat Momo Kik Hangouts (Google) Line Social Networks Facebook Twitter Tumblr Secret LinkedIn

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[Book Notes] The Essential Drucker, chapter 3

One of the books on my reading list that I have been going through has been The Essential Drucker, a collection of essays written by Peter Drucker, famed management consultant and business writer. For each chapter, I've pulled out key passages that I find interesting and expand on them with

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Useful services for founders

A short list of helpful services and tools for founders. Please respond in comments if I am missing something that should be added to this list. Feel free to share if this is helpful. Name and general setup Instant Domain Search and Panabee are both great tools to help you

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Habits

“When I was sixteen, I had just two things on my mind - girls and cars. I wasn't very good with girls. So I thought about cars. I thought about girls, too, but I had more luck with cars. Let's say that when I turned sixteen, a genie had appeared

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Ben Shyong —

Four day workout routine

This is my current workout routine. It only requires a commitment of four days a week, with each session taking about 30 minutes. The premise of the workout is that it alternates between heavy weight low reps and light weight high reps. Use weights that allow you to hit the

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