Posts Tagged "startup life"

Startup Social Anxiety Disorder

Posted By on Jun 3, 2009

What do an irrational fear of rejection, the inability to talk to girls at a bar, and a startup in “stealth mode” all have in common?  I was riding the Orange Line en route to our Central Square offices last week, and I saw a sign advertising a study on Social Anxiety Disorder.  They asked if you worry too much about what other people think, worry that people might secretly think you’re stupid, and get more nervous than...

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How cheap should we be?

Posted By on May 29, 2009

As Baydin has started, I’ve heard a number of different voices on how cheap a startup should be.  Those voices have almost universally concentrated toward the extremes – they advise either being incredibly, incredibly cheap (buy nothing, get furniture from the sidewalk when people throw it out, trade time for money always) or spending money like a sailor in port (buy everything, buy luxury, hire expensive service providers, trade...

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