The Startup Way

Going From Zero to Hero

Do you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur?

The life of a startup is often chaotic and unpredictable, but you can turn your business idea into a winning company. Not sure where to start? Use this learning map as a jumping-off point.

Airbnb, Uber, Facebook… These companies all knew something no one else did. Ask yourself, what is a secret not yet discovered? What’s a valuable company that nobody else is building? Your idea will change the world, once you frame it as such.

It’s easy to get sucked into doing things that aren’t going to help you in any meaningful way. Stay on track with six questions: - Why am I doing this? - What problem will it solve? - Is this useful? - Am I adding value? - Is there an easier way? - What could I be doing instead?

What are the most essential elements of your product? Build the simplest possible product based on this, and use it to test whether your ideas work. Tweaking this MVP instead of the full product will save you time and resources and help you maintain clarity.

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