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Building slow companies
Jason Fried has a great interview on Fast Company:
Look at what the top stories are [on TechCrunch], and they’re all about raising money, how many employees they have, and these are metrics that don’t matter. What matters is: Are you profitable? Are you building something great? Are you taking care of your people? Are you treating your customers well? In the coverage of our industry as a whole, you’ll rarely see stories about treating customers well, about people building a sustainable business.
The story about his business icon is great as well.