Sam Altman

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Sam Altman

The natural state of a start-up is to die; most start-ups require multiple miracles in their early days to escape this fate.More Sam Altman [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
One thing I tell startups all the time is that the best way to grow is to make their product better.More Sam Altman [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Starting a business is like riding a wave between life and death. If you can hang on long enough, you're bound to succeedMore Sam Altman [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Growth solves (nearly) all problemsMore Sam Altman [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Keep salaries low and equity high. Keep the organization as flat as you can.More Sam Altman [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
No growth hack, brilliant marketing idea, or sales team can save you long term if you don't have a sufficiently good product.More Sam Altman [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
You can create value with breakthrough innovation, incremental refinement, or complex coordination. Great companies often do two of these. The very best companies do all three.More Sam Altman [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Everyone starting a startup for the first time is scared, and everyone feels like a bit of an imposter.More Sam Altman [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Share results (financial and key metrics) with the company every month.More Sam Altman [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Move fast. Speed is one of your main advantages over large companies.More Sam Altman [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Remember that you are more likely to die because you execute badly than get crushed by a competitor.More Sam Altman [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Obsess about the quality of the product.More Sam Altman [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If you pivot, do it fully and with conviction. The worst thing is to try to do a bit of the old and the new-it's hard to kill your babies.More Sam Altman [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In general don't start a startup you're not willing to work on for ten years.More Sam Altman [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It's better to have a few users love your product than for a lot of users to sort of like it.More Sam Altman [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Startups are very hard no matter what you do; you may as well go after a big opportunity.More Sam Altman [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Most things are not as risky as they seem.More Sam Altman [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
You can win with the best product, the best price, or the best experience.More Sam Altman [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Be suspicious of any work that is not building product or getting customers. It's easy to get sucked into an infrastructure rewrite death spiral.More Sam Altman [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Every company has a rocky beginning.More Sam Altman [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
As long as you keep doing the right thing and have the best product, you can beat the bigger company.More Sam Altman [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The startups that do well are the ones that are working all the time.More Sam Altman [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Be suspicious of any work that is not building product or getting customers.More Sam Altman [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Great execution is at least 10 times more important and a 100 times harder than a good idea…More Sam Altman [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
You need someone that behaves like James Bond more than you need someone that is an expert in some particular domain.More Sam Altman [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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