Joe Gebbia’s TED talk on how he developed Airbnb was intriguing and unique. He turned a small idea into a successful business from talking to a stranger at the bar and letting him stay the night at his house to a full service where people can stay in each other’s homes. Gebbia said something along the lines… Continue reading ‘Turning Fear Into Fun’
Business is tricky and you need to hit the drawing board almost everyday you are open. Constantly thinking of new ways to continue your success and drive your business to the top. There is no perfection in the world of business and everyone has flaws. You must develop your MVP to find the winning team.… Continue reading An MVP Makes Your Business
So after ruffling around with our readings for this post, I realized they reminded me that startups are basically a rollercoaster ride of different motions. When it comes to going through the motions, I am an individual who has ideas in her head daily and thinks it would be really cool if it were to… Continue reading Going through the motions. What is my smallest experiment? Strangers are actually my friends????
In the early days of startups, you hear the stories of how Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs made Apple from their garage. As if it were a mythical story of two super geniuses that hid in their lair until their product was completely finished. That was not the case then — and definitely is not… Continue reading Building, Measuring & Learning
When creating a startup people always stress about making the first version of their product or service as perfect as possible before it’s first release. While it’s good to have a perfectionist mindset, all you really need for a good startup is a strong MVP (explained here). The reason an MVP is so valuable to… Continue reading When Creating a Startup, Be Ready For The Unexpected
With startups, you should also keep in mind the fact that there could be some consequences whether they be bad or work out for you in the end. To look at it from a more common perspective, in the article, “For Nextdoor, Eliminating Racism is no Quickfix,” they use popular platforms such as Twitter, Airbnb… Continue reading The Good, The Bad and The Consequences of What You Create
“What you spend years creating, others could destroy overnight. Create anyway.” I have always loved quotes. I have a wall of quotes in my dorm room. I make sure to read certain quotes to myself every day. I write down quotes in class when I hear something inspiring. One quote has always been my favorite.… Continue reading The Inevitable and Unintended Consequences of Creation