There Are No Rules

Notes on Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Volume 5 (2009-2010)

Whats Inside?

A collection of notes from the inspirational lecture series

Great entrepreneurs don't have better ideas, they have better processes.

Eric Ries (Author)

No good idea that will change the world is universally regarded as one at its outset.

Steve Jurvetson (DFJ)

Conventional wisdom isn't.

Greg Papadopoulos (Sun)

Everybody needs to be CEO of something.

Mark Pincus, Bing Gordon (Zynga)

Be authentic.

Chamillionaire, Quincy Jones III (QD3)

There are no average startups.

Steve Blank (Serial Entrepreneur)

Out of the fact there are no rules comes great opportunities.

John Adler, Trip Adler (Accuray & Scribd)

Sometimes the simplest things are the hardest to learn.

David Heinemeier Hansson (37signals)

If you're going to invest your life and time it had better be a crusade and not just a job.

William Hagstrom (Crescendo Bioscience)

The great entrepreneurs will figure out how to get around the wall, get over the wall, or knock the wall down. They don't let anything get in their way.

Steve Case (Revolution & AOL)

here is no way you can innovate if you're not going to allow people to fail more often than they succeed.

Randy Komisar (KPCB)

Put the customer at the center of everything you do.

Tom Conrad (Pandora)

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About the Author

Will Johnson

Will Johnson

I am a serial entrepreneur who has passionately launched and grown platforms that help small business owners, financial advisors, and filmmakers.

My enthusiasm for entrepreneurship and helping others can be found in the many books I have curated on those topics.