The Top Inspirational Quotes from the book Lean Startup by Eric Ries

Eric Ries wrote the book Lean Startup which covers the proper way to starting a business. Many people think that you need to spend a lot of money to start a company, however you can take the lean approach which is to use minimal capital and then run the company.

Below are some great quotes from the book. Enjoy.

“The only way to win is to learn faster than anyone else.” 

― Eric Ries, The Lean Startup

“As you consider building your own minimum viable product, let this simple rule suffice: remove any feature, process, or effort that does not contribute directly to the learning you seek.” 

― Eric Ries, The Lean Startup

“if you cannot fail, you cannot learn.” 

― Eric Ries, The Lean Startup

“Metcalfe’s law: the value of a network as a whole is proportional to the square of the number of participants. In other words, the more people in the network, the more valuable the network.” 

― Eric Ries, The Lean Startup

“You cannot be sure you really understand any part of any business problem unless you go and see for yourself firsthand. It is unacceptable to take anything for granted or to rely on the reports of others.” 

― Eric Ries, The Lean Startup

“What if we found ourselves building something that nobody wanted? In that case what did it matter if we did it on time and on budget?” 

― Eric Ries, The Lean Startup

“All innovation begins with vision. It’s what happens next that is critical.” 

― Eric Ries, The Lean Startup

“You can’t take learning to the bank; you can’t spend it or invest it.” 

― Eric Ries, The Lean Startup

Entrepreneurs can’t forecast accurately, because they are trying something fundamentally new. So they will often be laughably behind plan – and on the brink of success. Eric Ries

Our educational system is not preparing people for the 21st Century. Failure is an essential part of entrepreneurship. If you work hard, you can get an ‘A’ pretty much guaranteed, but in entrepreneurship, that’s not how it works. Eric Ries

Most companies are busy making their products worse, not better. Updating is almost always a disaster. Eric Ries

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Author: Khoa Bui

Khoa Bui is an author, trainer and chief editor of YouBeRelentless. He enjoys reading books on self development, success, productivity, money, relationships and leadership. When he’s not writing, he likes to enjoy a glass of red wine with a fine cuban cigar while watching the entire season of Entourage. You can check out Khoa’s work at www.khoa-bui.com.

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