452: The Need for Speed vs. the Need for Focus at a Startup
Today on The Startup Chat, Steli and Hiten talk about the need for speed versus the need for focus at a startup.
Deciding whether to prioritize speed versus focus at your startup can be crucial to how successful you’re going to be. Overall, prioritizing focus will always trump speed. However, in order to prioritize focus on you need to know what to focus on.
In today’s episode of the show, Steli and Hiten talk about why focus and speed are really important, how focusing can affect your speed, how to tell when you should focus and when you shouldn’t and much more.
Time Stamped Show Notes:
00:00 About today’s topic
00:33 Why this topic was chosen.
01:20 Why focus and speed are really important.
01:48 How focusing can affect your speed.
02:14 How to tell when you should focus and when you shouldn’t.
03:54 An example of what to focus on.
07:55 How some founders tend to prioritize speed over focus in the early days.
05:42 How focus always trumps speed.
06:42 How focusi…