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35 Habits: #32. Plan your work and work your plan.

“I think Evander Holyfield said that. But anyhow, I use [the project management app]Trello to manage my day-to-day. It’s color-coded between Hiring, Investor, Legal, Sales/Marketing/Press, Product, Admin, and JFDI. Every Sunday night, I get...

35 Habits: #30. Make a daily “top three” to-do list 0

35 Habits: #30. Make a daily “top three” to-do list

“As CEO, my to-do list is never ending, so it’s important for me to prioritize. Typically, I’ll make a daily list of the three most important things I need to get done that day....

Interesting Business Models 0

Interesting Business Models

“A business model that hasn’t been tried before is always interesting, even if it’s likely to fail.” –Michael Arrington, co-founder of TechCrunch “Mike Arrington, founder of TechCrunch” by Robert Scoble – Originally posted to...

35 Habits: #29. Get to inbox zero. 0

35 Habits: #29. Get to inbox zero.

“Anything that’s not actionable immediately, I get out of my inbox. This frees me up to think and focus on the tasks that I know will take up most of my time, like building...

The True Entrepreneur is a Doer 0

The True Entrepreneur is a Doer

“The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It’s as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now....

35 Habits: #28. Adjust your perspective. 0

35 Habits: #28. Adjust your perspective.

“Every Tuesday at noon, San Francisco administrators test the emergency alarm system, which I now use as a marker for a notable time each week. Every Tuesday at noon, I deliberately try to “let...

35 Habits: #27. Read the news about your industry first thing in the morning. 0

35 Habits: #27. Read the news about your industry first thing in the morning.

“The first thing I do once out of bed is read 15 to 30 minutes religiously. I jot down anything interesting for rumination vis-a-vis healthcare, [such as] Netflix’s god mode, or Jaguar’s brainwave tracker. It’s...

There is Only One Boss: the Customer 0

There is Only One Boss: the Customer

“There is only one boss: the customer. And he can fire everybody in the company, from the chairman on down, simply by spending his money somewhere else.” –Sam Walton, founder of Walmart and Sam’s...