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You are not Steve Jobs

Co-founders looking for co-founders

I’m a member of an awesome site called founders-nation. The idea behind this site is great: it’s a platform to find co-founders for your startup. But I like to describe it as a site where half of the people think they are Steve Jobs and the other half think they are amazing programmers (but not necessarily Steve Wozniak).

Every time I get a message, it goes like this. “Hi, I’m a product/ CEO/awesome dude! I have this amazing idea/product/concept. I already have a business plan/beta/alpha. I’m looking for a technical founder/mobile developer/web developer/CTO. Let me know if you’re interested/Tell me why should I bring you into my company.”

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free to do anything

“It’s only after you’ve lost everything you are free to do anything” – great line by Chuck Palaniuk in Fight Club.

I wonder whether you can really be successful with a startup while having a job. I wonder whether you can devote yourself to an ambitious idea that will transform the world and simultaneously have a normal healthy relationship. I wonder how many things you must dismiss in your life so that one great thing – your startup – will be born.

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Failing at start(up)

The promise

As many young-adults (yes that how I want to think of myself) I was feed by ‘do your own business – that leads to freedom‘ propaganda.

We all hear about hundreds of startup companies that begin with nothing and become multi million / billion companies.

We all read books about “rich dad, poor dad”  and “4 hours work week” , and so many blogs about failures but eventual success of entrepreneurs.

So it make us feel inspired, makes us feel that we all destined to be special, unique and successful.

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