Freedom, Purpose, Relationships
At Microconf this year, Rob Walling gave an interesting retrospective of trends he’s seen in the bootstrapped SaaS space.
While techniques have come and gone over the years, the one constant for Rob was the combination of key motivators driving bootstrapped founders:
Rob’s succinct summary resonated immediately with me (and likely most other attendees), and I’ve been thinking about it ever since.
It’s funny how three simple points can explain why I quit my job, started my company and have been on the less-travelled bootstrapper path ever since.
I think that most founders would name this trio of reasons when they first set out to start a business. We all want to chart our own course, doing meaningful work with great people.
However, decisions and circumstances along the way may demand that we sacrifice some of these goals. To my mind, this is where...
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