This is for the people who look at the world from a different perspective. The ones who are restless. The ones who strive for change. The ones who see things differently. The ones who don’t accept the status quo. The ones who challenge current thinking patterns. The ones who break down existing barriers. The ones who make the impossible possible. The ones who build new things. The ones most people call crazy, but we call them passionate. This is for the people just like you and me...
I have to admit it. I'm afraid of doing new things. I love doing the same things over and over again. I know that this is completely stupid but that's just the way I roll. I somehow lost my inner explorer along the way.
Self help books are lying to you. I am lying to you. The entire world is lying to you. Everything you read about following your passion is complete BS. You won't be able to pay your bills by just following your passion. That simply doesn't work.
There's one way to find out whether or not your new business idea might suck that usually no one ever talks about. It's might be a very brutal way (for us founders) but a very effective way. Here it is:
The worst part about starting a B2B company are the extremely long sales cycles. Depending on the size of your potential customer it can take up to several months. Most of the time you won't even be able to close a deal. Instead you'll only be able to land a trial.