StartupDigest Reading List – October 21, 2011by StartupDigest on October 21, 2011
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What You Need to Read This Week
People love to talk about the beginning and end of startups but there is huge middle struggle to build a real business. Here is a glimpse into what that middle part feels like.
By Des Traynor
It really helps to have a sense of purpose when you’re building something big. To quote the cheshire cat, if you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there.
By Jacques Mattheij
Building a real business takes time. It’s easy to start a startup, but you can’t build a business in a weekend.
By Jason Freedman
If you’re advising or even just giving your feedback on someone else’s startup, it pays to be truthful. And founders, it’s hugely valuable to have someone on your side who will tell it like it is.
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