You shouldn’t work on a startup idea unless you have identified "at least some users who really need what [you're] making—not just people who could see themselves using it one day, but who want it urgently". ...(more)
Imagine running a startup is like competing in an around the world sailboat race with your best friend.
After a few weeks at sea, you arrive at port to resupply. While at port, a girl named Sally strikes up a conversation with you and asks to join your team. Sally seems like a nice person, but you brush her off. You have no idea if she knows how to sail,...(more)
Before I answer your question directly (and I promise I will) let me just offer the opinion that young entrepreneurs often think this is a real problem which faces them, when in fact the opposite problem is much much much more likely to be the case: far from other people seeing your thing as "legen-wait for it-dary" as you put it :-), no one will care abo...(more)