The Biggest Problem with the Ease of Internet Business

I'm building an Internet business, and I also know a lot of others who are doing the same.  I think the Internet is by far the greatest invention of all time, and it opens up so many opportunities that never existed before.  But there is a big problem with how easy the Internet makes things, and not a lot of people discuss it. Like Yin and Yang, with ease comes complacency.  Steve Jobs said it best: The problem with the Internet startup craze isn't that too many people are starting companies; it's that too many people aren't sticking with it.  That's somewhat understandable, because there are so many moments that are filled with dispair and agony, when you have to fire people and cancel things and deal with very difficult situations. … [Read more...]