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Top lessons for startups

Tony Messias

We've worked for a lot of different companies. What is the top lesson we can share with startups that we've learned from our experience?

This was the KnowYourTeam question this week at work, and I found it so interesting that I wanted to share my answer here as well.

To be honest, I would recommend Getting Real. I've been re-reading it, and it's amazing how a book from 2006 is still so relevant these days when it comes to building web applications.

Some of the key points to me:

My experience re-validates the lessons from the book.

Some other chapters that I enjoyed: