Do 👏 Not 👏 Buy 👏 Your 👏 Own 👏 Hype. Founder rule number ONE: be humble, stay humble. You really ain’t all that.
As you progress in your business goals as a founder, you will get told more and more about how impressive and incredible it has been for you to build the business you have, and how much effort, hustle and deep strategic insight you must have had in order to so so well.
This kind of praise comes from investors, partners and peers quite often, and it’s absolutely awesome to hear because – if you’re anything like me and crave validation of any sort (does it show that I’m an only-child?) – it feels good. But in those immortal words of Skunk Anansie – “Just because it feels good, doesn’t make it right”.Continue reading