Too Dumb to Quit

Post-Bubble Lessons from a Prelapsarian Founder

By Tom Chavez

super{set} co-founder Tom Chavez

The decision to start a company — or to join an early stage one — is an act of the gut. On good days, I see it as a quasi-spiritual commitment. On bad days, I see it as sheer irrationality. Whichever it is, you’ll be happier if you acknowledge and calmly accept the lunacy of it all… read more at

Read Tom’s lessons from surviving the Dot-com crash, including:

  1. Ignoring the noise
  2. Training and investing in homegrown unknowns
  3. Course-correction
  4. Prioritizing and rallying around key, must-have wins
  5. Being Too Dumb to Quit




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