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Supporting startups with capital and sprints. Co-founder and general partner at Character. Author of Sprint and Make Time. Former partner at GV.
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  1. Make a judgment about whether I think the risk is going to pay…

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  • Pre-seed, a startup is focused on discovery — What opportunities exist for us to solve big problems with the product…

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You vs. Your Inbox

All the productivity bells and whistles only make things harder

It’s all about creating the perfect template, then using it the right way

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Spending all my energy on the bottom tiers of Maslow’s Hierarchy has given me new appreciation for what’s at the top

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Here’s what is really necessary for making good use of your time

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Step one: fake the sunset

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John Zeratsky

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