Notes on values

Notes on values

Notes on values

Dec 10th, 2024

Note #1

Quality is the best business plan.

Quality is the best business plan.

Our team, investors, and products. Everyone involved in MilkStraw AI is part owner of the companies greatest asset, Its quality.

Every interaction with us must be excellent, its contagious.

Everything associated with MilkStraw AI has to represent quality.

Our team, investors, and products. Everyone involved in MilkStraw AI is part owner of the companies greatest asset, Its quality.

Every interaction with us must be excellent, its contagious.

Everything associated with MilkStraw AI has to represent quality.

Dec 8th, 2023

Note #2

Be wrong, AS FAST AS YOU CAN.

Be wrong, AS FAST AS YOU CAN.

If you are in a battle & faced with 2 hills, Unsure which one to attack.

The best thing is to choose one, fast!

If you are wrong, turn around & attack the other one.

The stupid way is to run between the 2 hills. Get to the wrong answer asap.

If you are in a battle & faced with 2 hills, Unsure which one to attack.

The best thing is to choose one, fast!

If you are wrong, turn around & attack the other one.

The stupid way is to run between the 2 hills. Get to the wrong answer asap.

Oct 1st, 2023

Note #3

Make it not suck.

Make it not suck.

Everything starts out terrible. Everything we use today (apps, software, hardware) started out terrible, and this is as it should be.

Early on, everything we build will suck. That is the truth.

At some point we will get lost in the process, it is the nature of things when taking on creative, innovative projects.

Our job is to make it not suck.

Everything starts out terrible. Everything we use today (apps, software, hardware) started out terrible, and this is as it should be.

Early on, everything we build will suck. That is the truth.

At some point we will get lost in the process, it is the nature of things when taking on creative, innovative projects.

Our job is to make it not suck.

Nov 30th, 2023

Note #4

The new needs friends.

The new needs friends.

"In many ways, the work of a critic is easy. We risk very little yet enjoy a position over those who offer up their work and their selves to our judgment. We thrive on negative criticism, which is fun to write and to read. But the bitter truth we critics must face, is that in the grand scheme of things, the average piece of junk is probably more meaningful than our criticism designating it so. But there are times when a critic truly risks something, and that is in the discovery and defense of the new. The world is often unkind to new talent, new creations, the new needs friends…."

"In many ways, the work of a critic is easy. We risk very little yet enjoy a position over those who offer up their work and their selves to our judgment. We thrive on negative criticism, which is fun to write and to read. But the bitter truth we critics must face, is that in the grand scheme of things, the average piece of junk is probably more meaningful than our criticism designating it so. But there are times when a critic truly risks something, and that is in the discovery and defense of the new. The world is often unkind to new talent, new creations, the new needs friends…."

Making something great is the goal.

Making something great is the goal.

Dec 6th, 2023

Note #5

Being efficient.

Automating processes.

Increasing output.

Those are things we aim at, but they shouldn’t supplant the ultimate goal. Good processes exist to fulfill our goal. If we aren’t careful they can become a proxy for the ultimate goal we want.

We will stop looking at outcomes & just focus on doing the process right.

Being efficient.

Automating processes.

Increasing output.

Those are things we aim at, but they shouldn’t supplant the ultimate goal. Good processes exist to fulfill our goal. If we aren’t careful they can become a proxy for the ultimate goal we want.

We will stop looking at outcomes & just focus on doing the process right.

Dec 6th, 2023

Note #6

"Problems are opportunities in work clothes" Henry kaiser

"Problems are opportunities in work clothes" Henry kaiser

If we don’t have problems, we should be worried, that’s a dangerous place to be.

Iterative trial & error has long recognized value in science.

Why don’t we apply it in business?

The beauty of taking trial and error into the business world, is we can learn to fail without guilt.

If we don’t have problems, we should be worried, that’s a dangerous place to be.

Iterative trial & error has long recognized value in science.

Why don’t we apply it in business?

The beauty of taking trial and error into the business world, is we can learn to fail without guilt.

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