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Bootstrapped, Profitable, & Proud: Coudal

3 questions Coudal asks before deciding to take on a project Can we make money from it? We’re a going business. We have mortgages to pay. We have tuitions to pay for our kids. We’re not ashamed of making money. Are we gonna be proud of it when we’re done? There’s nothing that will break […]

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All I want

I love this post by Andre Torrez. A rough recounting of what goals I wanted to achieve: Make money (duh) Like and respect the people I work with Really enjoy my day and feel like I got something done No pointless meetings Making something I’m proud of Another thing: getting enormously wealthy selling your company […]

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I want everything we do to be beautiful

I want everything we do to be beautiful. I don’t give a damn whether the client understands that that’s worth anything, or that the client thinks it’s worth anything, or whether it is worth anything. It’s worth it to me. It’s the way I want to live my life. I want to make beautiful things, […]

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Execution

I have an idea for a thing (1 million people) I tried to build a thing (50,000 people) I built a thing that works (10,000 people) I built a thing that people use (1,000) I built a thing that’s easy to use (50 people) I built a thing that people enjoy using (5 people) I […]

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Design Declarations

Someone once told me to design my life, that was the best advice I ever got. Having a beautiful view is designing my life. Have a commute that’s a walk down the block. Choosing not to work in a glass cube with a view of a brick wall. It’s being closer to nature… Breathing fresh […]

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