Business is not a sport.
I’m glad we still have Jason Fried around to provide a healthy alternate perspective to the mindset of the rest of the tech industry.
Businesses love to compete. To beat, to win, to go 1–0. We don’t. I have no interest in competing with anyone. And we don’t frame internal decisions in a competitive way. Business has never been about competition for me.
All we have to do is get enough customers to make our business work. That’s it. That’s how we stay alive. Not by taking marketshare away from anyone, not by siphoning off users, not by spending gobs of cash to…