Models for understanding market timing

For startup founders, Bill Gross’s TED Talk “The Single Biggest Reason Why Startups Succeed” highlights that timing your market entry is the most crucial factor for success, surpassing even funding, team, or the idea itself. His research indicates...

How to calculate Total Addressable Market

If you have ever found yourself wondering … “how the heck am I going to calculate total addressable market (TAM) for this idea.” Then this blog post is for you. I have a straightforward mental model for calculating TAM that you can use. The TAM mental model is the...

The “Faster Horse” quote

I love this quote. The faster horse is definitely one of my favorite entrepreneurial quotes. That said, there is a lack of clarity around what the quote means. In this post, I will share my take on the quote, key lessons learned, and how I apply the concept of this...