DHH on Trickle-down Workaholism

Great piece by DHH about how we fool ourselves in to thinking that workaholism is great. How this is even more prevalent at startups. How so so many successful people always prioritized rest and relaxtion and vacation and hanging out with their families. Trickle-down workaholism in startups

Traction shows that something is working

Traction is the best way to improve your chances of startup success. Traction is a sign that something is working. If you charge for your product, it means customers are buying. If your product is free, it’s a growing user base.

Traction: How Any Startup Can Achieve Explosive Customer Growth

This book introduces us to the “bullseye” method of finding the best traction channel for our business. Start by testing all 19 methods. Take the 2 or 3 that look most promising and test them more specifically. Stick with the single one that achieves your single metric that matters.