Here are two important principles in managing a startup company:
- Building a high-quality product with value in the shortest time possible, in order to bring it to the market ASAP.
- Prioritizing the use of existing tools rather than trying to reinvent the wheel.
These two principles seem to contradict our decision at Oribi to develop quite a few internal tools.
So why did we decide to invest in developing tools that are not an integral part of our main product?
One topic I plan to address extensively in this blog is the work-life balance. I believe that startups which part of their culture is to work into the night on a daily basis,