10 things you need to know about startups

Nice list from Mark Potts (@pottsmark) and #kdmccamp News Entrepreneur Boot Camp – 10 things you need to know about start ups

1. Start ups are really, really hard work

2. They’re not for everybody

3. It’s a constant roller-coaster

4. Things never move quickly enough

5. Prepare to be discouraged

6. Listen to what people tell you (but don’t believe it all)

7. Have a sense of humor and play

8. Get comfortable wearing many different hats

9. Be flexible about EVERYTHING: something will always change – radically

10. Start ups are really, really hard work

He had many more business tips. Here’s the Storify thread of Tweets about Mark’s presentation. Presentation slides from boot camp are here.  (Be sure to check mine out!) Michele

This was originally posted on the Block by Block Posterous blog..

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