Many entrepreneurs believe the key to an MVP is identifying the right minimal features for the right customers. It turns out this is mostly a fool’s errand because an MVP isn’t about product feat…
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- In the real world people selectively listen in conversations, give us inconsistent feedback, change their minds, and think about problems differently. Products are difficult to scope and hard to build.
- Don’t fall in love with my process – fall in love with the Big Idea – Steve Blank, Beijing 2013
- Startups are about discovery: searching for a scalable model, not executing on an idea.
- your MVP – as a product – is going to suck.
- some of the most passionate people you meet in interviews never even try the product. Apathetic – and even very negative – people may become your most passionate customers when they start using a product.
- building an MVP will help you discover about you
- stop worrying about the ideal set of product features and make your best guess with the information you have and get an MVP – however you define it – in the hands of customers. It’s the only way to keep the Discovery process going.
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