Half-Baked Products and Idea Kernels

Diminishing Returns on Time Spent

If you work on something 100 hours, while every hour adds value, typically the most value is the first hour and the least value is in the last hour, and it follows a curve like this:

Efficient Course Correction

When you’re starting out on a new project that isn’t well-understood, you’re unlikely to go in the exact right direction. So you don’t want to go too far before getting a course correction, or you’ll waste time.

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