It's even worse than it appears.
Monday August 26, 2019; 2:12 PM EDT
  • I've run two Silicon Valley startups in my career, and have led development and promotion for several widely-adopted open formats. I've gotten millions of people to use my ideas. And have learned a lot doing this.#
  • One thing I've learned with all this hindsight, it's better if your default answer is yes, not no. See if there's a way you can give the users what they want. This approach will evolve over time, you'll learn how to anticipate their wants. #
  • You'll learn to think like your users. That's a *good* thing. That's how you create a place for yourself in their minds, their lives and their wallets. :-)#

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