22 Memorable Quotes From Reid Hoffman The Start up of YOU
The startup of you is a profound book for startup and entrepreneur about self-determination and self-realization written by Reid Hoffman, who is one of the world’s great business strategists helping dozens of entrepreneurs transform their businesses. And the co-founder and chairman of LinkedIn.
This book is Invaluable for any person who wants to be a successful entrepreneur—not in a particular company, but in the most important enterprise of all: one’s own life.
Here are twenty two memorable quotes from Reid Hoffman The Start up of YOU that will help you to think in startup way from this amazing book:
Part of the entrepreneurial thing is there are lots of ways to die.
Society flourishes when people think entrepreneurally.
If you aren’t embarrassed by the first version of your product, you shipped too late.
Everything in life has some risk, and what you have to actually learn to do is how to navigate it.
I actually think every individual is now an entrepreneur, whether they recognize it or not.
Entrepreneurship is a life idea, not a strictly business one; a global idea, not a strictly American one.
When you’re doing work you care about, you are able to work harder and better.
No matter how brilliant your mind or strategy, if you’re playing a solo game, you’ll always lose out to a team.
An entrepreneur is someone who jumps off a cliff and builds a plane on the way down.
Great opportunities almost never fit your schedule.
It’s very conventional to say that you’re a contrarian these days.
First mover Advantage doesn’t go to the company that starts up, it goes to the company that scales up
Ironically, in a changing world, playing it safe is one of the riskiest things you can do.
You should have an investment thesis that essentially says why you think this is potentially a good idea.
Having a great idea for a product is important, but having a great idea for product distribution is even more important.
It’s better to be the best connected than the most connected.
The fastest way to change yourself is to hang out with people who are already the way you want to be.
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
Remember: If you don’t find risk, risk will find you.
for many people “twenty years of experience” is really one year of experience repeated twenty times.