#Day19 @shl's TME: Ship Early and Often

You'll be wrong a lot; the goal is to get less wrong as quickly as you can.

Move away from being paid directly for your time; because te is far more valuable than your money.

#Day18 @shl's TME: Do shitty work people love at first, ask yourself:

1. Can I ship it in a weekend?
2. Is it making people lives better?
3. Is people willing to pay for it?
4. Can I get feedback quickly?

Control the temptation of doing everything at once.

#Day17 @shl's TME: Do one thing well

Pick a single problem and you're ready to start your business: Name it, put up a site and email, create social media profiles and make it easy to pay.

While doing so, put everything on paper about how you did it.

#Day16 @shl's TME: Test Your Hypothesis

You shouldn't ask: Would you pay for this?

Instead, ask: Why haven't you been able to fix this already?

Test it repeatedly and independently to be falsifiable (able to be proved wrong).

#Day15 @shl's TME: Build Last

You don't have to know everything about what you're doing at the beginning (or ever).

It's likely that you discover the kind of business you should be building as you are building another business you though you should be building.

#Day14 @shl's TME: processize (verb)

Start with process. When solving a problem, document each step you took, so that every consecutive customer has a playbook.

Building a Manual Valuable Process will help you figure it out what's working and what isn't.

#Day13 @shl's TME: build as little as possible

Knowledge is important, but so momentum.

No need for a team, money, or degree to start building.

Don't get permission, just get started.

Build, and learn from there.

#Day12 @shl's TME: The Right Solution for The Right Problem

Use these criteria to find it:
- Will I love it?
- Is it inherently monetizable?
- Can it grow by itself?
- Do I have the right skills to build it?

At peak, will it make a positive impact on the world?

#Day10 @shl's TME: Change your community's world

Every community has a unique set of problems, start to list the difficulties it's members face, then:

1 - Create long-term value
2 - Build decades long relationships
3 - Carve a unique and authentic voice

#Day9 @shl's TME: Overnight success is a myth

Establish yourself in a community by creating, contributing, learning and teaching to gain confidence, audience, and insights to solve meaningful problems quickly and effectively.

#Day8 @shl's TME: The 1% Rule

On the internet, 90% consume, 9% contribute and 1% create.

So, you'll have 10x the presence.

Do so by showing what you're working on, teaching what you're learning.

By doing so, people will come to you, and ask for help.

#Day7 @shl's TME: Find your people by asking the questions ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿผ

If I talk, who listens?
Where and with whom I already spend my time?
When I'm most authentic?

Use these questions to join communities, not networks and build deep relationships first.

#Day6 @shl's TME: Start with community

Communities are a great place to document your journey, building reputation and trust.

Also to find real problems that peers are having, as long as you don't rush and be authentic with a willing-ness to serve.

#Day5 @shl's TME: Start, then learn.

It all comes down to building an audience. To turn your creativity into a business.

First ship something to people you care about.

Then, when you find a fit in a niche, charge for it.

#Day3 1st ch. Vidalia Man.

Questions to ask:
- Is this how I want to live?
- Is this how I can be of service to the world?
- Do I feel inspired?
- Is there a real business here?
- Can I be helpful?
- Do I immensely enjoy it?

#Day2 @shl's TME Introduction:

Build a business around your lifestyle;
Serve customers you love;
Help others dreams come true;
Drive real positive change;
When in doubt remember: What do you actually care to change?

And finally: Just start.

And I'll post the daily learnings here ๐Ÿงต#BuildInPublic