This weekend I spent fourteen hours building an app. I even got it released to the App Store. Proudly, I handed over the phone to my partner saying:
Look what I made! Will this help you study Swedish?
The response was a brutal:
It’s cute but.. no
This reminded me once more that:
- No plan survives first contact with customers
- This is completely fine
Failing fast is a household phrase these days but I wonder how often we apply it. Even with my fourteen-hour project I couldn’t help but feel a sting of failure as my output was shot down.
But it is true, failing fast is good, and I got really good feedback out of it.
Read the full story at my official blog, greycastle.se