Ideas are cheap, execution is everything


Chris Sacca, Investor in Twitter & Uber. As quoted on Startup Vitamins.

So many young founders I meet spend a lot of energy worrying about someone stealing their idea. That energy would be better spent on quickly and successfully implementing it.

That’s not to say some ideas aren’t worth protecting, but a good IP lawyer can tell you if it’s worth pursuing a patent on your idea. Even if you do, it’s “execute, or be executed” when it comes to turning an idea into a viable business.

Author: Mentorphile

Mentor, coach, and advisor to entrepreneurs, small businesses, and non-profit organizations. General manager with significant experience in both for-profit and non-profit organizations. Focus on media and information. On founding team of four venture-backed companies. Currently Chairman of Popsleuth, Inc., maker of the Endorfyn app for keeping fans updated on new stuff from their favorite artists.

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