Startup timeline

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As a general rule, Koreans seem to be very good at making strategic plans, at focusing on the long term outcome. In my day to day life in Korea I love this aspect of the Korean mindset.

Crossing inside the circle

Written by Daniel Huh on .

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Try this experiment: go to a large street in your area and paint a large circle in the middle of the sidewalk. Fill it with paint and make the borders of the circle dark and emphasized. Now watch how many people go around the circle rather than step inside, even though it’s just a drawing on the sidewalk.

How I got my first users

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I mention frequently how important it is or a startup to get its first users; getting the first 5, 50, 500 and sometimes first 5,000 users are among the most important (often, the most difficult) tasks for a startup.

How to use your mentor

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For many startups, looking for a mentor is like a dog chasing a car. They have no idea what to do with it once they finally catch one.

Getting a second chance

Written by Daniel Huh on .

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If you’ve been running a startup for a year or more you probably noticed a weird phenomenon: good things, that sometimes look like pure miracles, tend to happen almost randomly.