If you are aspiring to start a “startup” or if you have already started, by now you should know that the other side is not filled with rainbows and butterflies. Starting something on your own is a daunting task and being successful requires lot of hard work.
The biggest mistake many young founders do is make the startup their life. They completely ignore everything else in their life and go all in on the startup. At one minute you might feel like you’re changing the world and suddenly everything will fall apart.
A startup journey is far different from an average career. It keeps on changing and you need to know what you’re getting into.
“For 6 years, I worked solely at startups. My role was “the coder” – the person the brave hired to turn ideas into “real” businesses. I never had the inclination to start my own because why would I risk a comfortable life to pursue an idea that may not work?
Then 4 years ago, I dived into the deep-end by founding a startup – a code school teaching 5-day courses in London called Steer. I left Steer over two years ago to start SuperHi.”
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