Bonus section: further reading

While the mechanics of starting a business are daunting, actually running a business is even harder! Here are a couple books and articles you might find helpful.

The Lean Startup helps you focus on validating your idea and avoid wasting time and money creating a product or service nobody wants.

This short article about hiring summarizes Nobel-prize winning economist Daniel Kahneman's approach that replaces gut feelings (and biases) with assessing traits.

The Effective Manager gives practical lessons about how to manage employees well.