Read but don't forget to take action

I used to read tons of classic startup books like Lean Startup without actually internalizing anything just for the sake of saying that I read it. It now hits different with a little more exp.

Book smarts only make sense when looking back and learning from your own mistakes.

— Ignacio Alonso (@ignacioaal) January 26, 2021

Lately I’ve been noticing that the more real world experience I get while working at a Tech company the more I understand books about entrepreneurship or startups in general.

I used to read books just for the sake of it. Because an entrepreneur that I admired or someone in a blogpost recommended it.

I was inexperienced and tought that books where almost everything you needed to have to become a better professional.

It is clearer to me now that the right books are really important for growing but what’s even more important is to go and do the things.

So my advice to you would be to stop reading that much and start doing.

Get some experience.

Fuck up a little and learn from it.

Then come back and read those things that you tought you understood. Only then you’ll truly learn the lesson.

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