The Artist and The Innovator
A transformation story on going from maker to entrepreneur where you’ll learn the key mindset shifts needed to succeed in the new world.
You can easily substitute Artist with Software Developer, Designer, Creative, Maker, Writer, Author, Hacker, Inventor… In the new world, the real question today isn’t: “Can we build it?” but: “Should we build it?”.
- Part 1: A Tale of Two Entrepreneurs: Steve and Larry
Every entrepreneur falls into one or two archetypes: Artist or Innovator. Which one are you?
- Part 2: A Build-First Approach is Backwards
Starting with a solution or pitching to investors is backwards and leads to a classic Catch-22.
- Part 3: Larry Takes an Entirely Different Approach
A traction-first or customer-first is how startups today gain the attention of customers and investors faster..
- Conclusion: Skillsets Versus Mindsets
The way we build products has fundamentally changed. What separates success aren't differing skillsets, but differing mindsets.