I’ve read two blog posts recently that emphasized the frequency of startups to get distracted by being somewhat successful, getting some funding, etc and drop off the trajectory that got them there.
This has been particularly poignant in business school. There’s pressure from every direction to not miss out on clubs, activities, panels, happy hours, etc. For some careers there’s a clear value in that (consulting) but I think for me it’s probably just a very nice distraction from building and shipping a product.
Still thinking through how to handle this, but here are the posts:Follow @chriscottrell