Interview between Eric Ries and Robert Scoble. I really enjoyed this hour long interview, some of the key stuff I will quote/summarize below.
This spoke to my heart: "Software has this unbelievable quality that it is the direct translation of imagination into tangible form."
What is the Lean Startup?
- Application of lean manufacturing principles to innovation itself
- Test ideas early, cheaply and way in advance of building some new technology
- Get into a learning feedback loop that is company wide
- idea failure doesn't have to be company failure
Use the mistakes and failures as opportunities to learn something new and get better with practice.
Invent the future and then double check
Progress in entrepreneurship has to be denominated in learning, not code.