For years we’ve heard the saying that stealth mode is bad and entrepreneurs should talk about their concept. The idea is that no matter how much an entrepreneur thinks they know what the market wants, they have to get out of the building and talk to customers. Instead of stealth mode, I recommend “quiet mode” for entrepreneurs whereby they focus on getting 10 customers and making them super happy before “launching” their company.
Here are a few thoughts on quiet mode before launching:
- Quiet mode is focused on making a small handful of customers happy and not trying to do everything else that’s eventually needed to make a startup successful (it really focuses everything on the customer)
- Achieving the goal of having 10 super happy customers will help the entrepreneur decide if the business is even worth continuing — if you can’t get 10 happy customers with a product, pivot to a
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