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Quote of the Day: Homerun? Nah. Just Get On Base!

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Ok, you’ve had days where you felt the way that this guy looks. Smaa-ck! Now consider this: He got on base. It’s just one more way that founding is like baseball.

“Not everyone gets a home run, but sooner or later you’re bound to get hit by a ball and walked.”
– Anonymous, from the Venture Hacks Twitter feed on Mar. 26, 2008


Guys, remember that you don’t have to hit it outta the park to be successful. (That’s the startup equivalent of a “miracle.”) Concentrate on getting on base. Execution will get you there, even on the days when the ball hits you, rather than the other way around. As long as you’re “on,” that’s progress! The rest will take care of itself.

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