You’ve probably realized by now that software development and entrepreneurship are two very different things. Software development is a tiny subset of the skills an entrepreneur needs to launch and operate a successful software or web startup.
If you’ve been writing code for years you’ve likely formed opinions that don’t quite hold true in the world of entrepreneurship. This lesson covers a handful of realizations that you will come to at some point during your transition from developer to entrepreneur.
Realization #1: Being a Good Technician is Not Enough
Realization #2: Market Comes First, Marketing Second, Aesthetic Third, and Functionality a Distant Fourth
Realization #3: Things Will Never Be As Clear As You Want Them to Be
Realization #4: You Have to Measure & Tweak
Realization #5: You Will Never Be Done