SPECIAL: A Breakdown On Why Most Startups Take Longer Than You Think To Build (with examples)

“Most people underestimate what you can do in 10 years”.

In this episode we give examples of great startups that took longer than you thought to build. Then, we give tactics on how to overcome this…how to keep going through years of hard work. This is a very special episode. Tweet Sam (@thesamparr) if you want to see more of them.


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Show notes:

* (1:02) Intro to episode

* (5:56) Tim Westergren on Pandora’s origins

* (7:56) Sam’s commentary

* (10:48) Vlad Magdalin on Webflow’s struggles

* (12:44) Sam’s commentary

* (13:45) Steve Jobs on Passion

* (14:27) Sam’s commentary

* (18:46) Tim Westergren’s speech

* (19:54) Sam’s commentary

* (20:52) What drove Vlad to keep trying

* (22:13) Sam’s commentary

* (24:04) Chris Sacca on Travis Kalanick’s competitiveness

* (25:09) Sam’s commentary

* (26:43) A story about Travis’ first business

* (27:13) Sam’s commentary

* (29:19) Marc Cuban on focusing

* (29:53) Sam’s commentary

* (34:21) What drives Chamath

* (36:12) Episode close

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