42 minutes | Sep 27, 2021

We Only Get to be Great at One Thing

In today’s Startup Therapy Podcast, Wil and Ryan talk about being the best at what you do. Oftentimes, founders are stuck in the idea that they need to add more features to make their product appealing and saleable. That it’s the added features that will reel in more customers without realizing that the focus should be on the core value of their product - to make sure that we’re doing the core product right and nothing else matters.Sign up for the Startups Newsletterhttps://www.startups.com/newsletterResources: Startup Therapy Podcast  https://www.startups.com/begin Join our Network of Top Founders  Send an email to therapy@startups.com  What to Listen For 00:00 Intro 00:20 We’re lucky if we’re really good at one thing 03:11 If you can’t solve the primary problem, you can’t fix anything else 06:10 What’s the one thing that you’ll have room to add features? 11:06 The cost of doing anything but the one thing 15:28 Nothing matters when you can’t get the core product right 19:26 If your mission is pizza, stick to it 24:01 We’re always going for a market we have to condition 30:59 Being the first to a market doesn’t make you the best 36:45 It’s difficult to beat the best when you’re new in the market
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