I have spent a few years in a start-up company and have encountered so many others along the way. Experiencing start-ups encourages you to change how you work because the fundamental difference between start-ups and established companies is that the bottom line is more fragile for the former. Because of that, there is higher value for time and better appreciation on how things are done. So here are the 10 things that start-ups taught me but don’t just consider it as a listicle. As you go through these, make the effort to look at how you do things in your own work and figure out how you can make it better and why you want to do so.
1. Time is short