28 May 2013

A must read for anyone doing a startup

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The One-Person Product – Marco.org: " . . . . We tried to hold out as just two (and then just three) people as long as possible. We were scared of growing the staff, so we just put it off — for too long, in retrospect. Eventually, David knew that we’d need to expand to handle the load, but his job never changed: rather than become a businessperson, he just hired one. Then Tumblr began its most challenging growth: David needed to become a product manager, start overseeing a lot more people, and delegate some of the duties he really wanted to keep doing himself. . . . ."

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