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Starting Something is Like Going Crazy

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starting something is a
little like going crazy

   @farrahbostic for #ADCstartUP

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I had it all. I had a
stereo that was very
decent, a wardrobe
that was getting
very respectable. I
was close to being
comp...

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I don’t make
  anything.
                 We don’t
               make anything.


    I don’t want
   to work for an
    ...

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Starting Something is Like Going Crazy

  1. 1. starting something is a little like going crazy @farrahbostic for #ADCstartUP
  2. 2. I had it all. I had a stereo that was very decent, a wardrobe that was getting very respectable. I was close to being complete.
  3. 3. I don’t make anything. We don’t make anything. I don’t want to work for an agency. I don’t want to run an agency.
  4. 4. I say never be complete, I say stop being perfect, I say... let’s evolve, let the chips fall where they may.
  5. 5. •  present an absurd number of decks • create new business models • schmooze clients • sleep in hotels • travel • teach • lead workshops • write articles • give advice o u t •  learn all the time • experiment •  fail •  get close • admit r e it not knowing • figure out the answer • submit panel topics u f f ig s t u f •  speak at conferences •  ask questions •  stay curious • a k e never be too insidery • build an app • volunteer • say yes m & • hire smart people • quit when you’re ahead • know when you can’t •  fake it ‘til you make it • disobey instructions • apologize instead of asking permission • get distracted • get focused • rest • have fun • overbook • ignore the cool
  6. 6. here’s what insanity is teaching me In 7 not-so-easy lessons
  7. 7. you should solve your own problems Lesson #1
  8. 8. Lesson #2 you have no new ideas
  9. 9. you are not your typical user Lesson #3
  10. 10. keep your eyes on the prize Lesson #4 *MVP
  11. 11. Lesson #5 there is no first mover advantage
  12. 12. Lesson #5 keeping secrets is for suckers
  13. 13. ask for help Lesson #6
  14. 14. just build it Lesson #7
  15. 15. THIS WAS CRAZY! @FARRAHBOSTIC

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