9 Things I’ve Learned — Jason Fried founder of Basecamp at Big Omaha

1. Bootstrapping

  • Bootstrap company has to make money. If you don’t make money you’ll not stay in business.
  • Funded company has to spend money

2. Price forces you to be good.

3. Useful > Innovative

  • Is this useful?
  • Is this something that’s going to change somebody’s behavior?
  • Is someone going to do something better because of this thing?

4. Focus on what won’t change

5. Do It Yourself (hiring advice)

6. Say you are sorry

7. Draw a line in the sand

8. Features, Specs & tech doesn’t drive people to buy.

9. Less is more

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