No matter what your role - creator, leader, founder, designer, hacker - it can be hard to know where to put your energy when goals are lofty and the road ahead is long. This advice from a founder friend has resurfaced lately:
Try to do things of compounding value.
Ask yourself: What are you building?
This process, how can it be a gain in and of itself?
At WATSON, we're building a new kind of everyday product. In the process, we're learning the delicate balance of efficiency and innovation vs. humanism and familiarity. This, no matter what, can be leveraged to build better products for the future.
The process is the gain.
What can you do today that will compound in value?