No One Is Going To Steal Your Idea.
It’s unoriginal and it will never work. But neither of those things matter.Read
You Don’t Have to Work at Goldman Sachs. I Promise.
If, in your heart of hearts, you want to be an entrepreneur, don’t be afraid to take that on.Read
Make it Easier to Succeed, Rather than Harder to Fail (AKA – Trust Your Customers)
In other words, trust your customers.Read
With 1,750,000 Podcasts in the World, Why am I Launching Another One?
Hint: It’s Richard Branson’s fault.Read
Everything I Learned About Startups I Learned from Ernest Shackleton
Lessons in leadership from a 20th century polar explorer.Read
My 2021 Resolution: Don’t be a Frog.
In 2002, after six years thinking of little other than Netflix, I decided it was time to think a little differently. And so I left.Read
There’s A Pony in Here Somewhere
I’ve always been an optimist. And over a forty-year career as an entrepreneur that glass-half-full attitude has been an occupational necessity.Read
One More Lap, Then I’ll Stop
Like summiting Mt. Everest, succeeding as an entrepreneur is an overwhelming task.Read
The Courage of the Early-Stage Entrepreneur
And why It’s the most important characteristic for any founder.Read
Why I Waited Sixteen Years to Write My Book About Netflix
“You should write a book”, they said. But why the Hell would I want to do that?Read
Want to be a Songwriter? Don’t Move to Nashville. (Yet.)
You can start your business anywhere.Read
Your Idea Sucks. But guess What? It Doesn’t Matter.
When it comes to ideas, you have to get used to having your perfect sculptures squished.Read
Looker, Netflix, and Fruit Trees: A Few Thoughts on the Meaning of Success
A Few Thoughts on the Meaning of Success.Read
My New Book, That Will Never Work, Comes Out September 17th
That Will Never Work arrived in bookstores this fallRead
Survivor Bias is a Bitch
Winston Churchill famously said “history is written by the victors” and nowhere is this more true than in startupville.Read
The Elephant in the Room
My first real job lasted for three years. It ended the day I was unceremoniously fired.Read