Carve your own ****ing path
Founders, Indie hackers & ambitious employees
Matt Quinn (2 time non technical co-founder, side project maniac and 2x corporate sell out)
Put your blinders on and go get what you want
As I round out the end of 3 months in my new corporate role, I wanted to jot down some quick thoughts on the gravity of mediocrity that plagues our world and how important it is to fight it.
Founders & ambitious employees
Matt Quinn (2 time non technical co-founder, several time startup employee and 2x corporate sell out)
In failure there is still gold to be had
A really cringe thing but 100% true thing to say is that in failure there are things you can still gain.
This is what I found myself explaining to a corporate tech lifer over a coffee in December - who had by his account, never taken a risk nor experienced the stress of failure or decline.