June 26, 2019
You first choose the best people to work with: high energy, high intelligence and high integrity.
Second, you choose something really great to work on (great defined by solves a problem for a lot of people in a big way that is at minimum 10x better than any other solution on the market and you have some form of protection either through patents or network effects or scale economies to reap the rewards of your solution.
Then work hard.
But until you’ve done those first two steps forget about “working hard” because it won’t lead you very far.