The Killer Question

And if the Labs leadership believes a researcher is too attached to an idea in the exploration phase, they’ll make sure that individual isn’t involved in the company’s founding.

Why? Because in Afeyan’s view, entrepreneurs who get attached become afraid to ask the “killer question” that will expose the flaw in their idea. At Labs, where the idea is to get to No as quickly as possible, that’s not OK.

— No Founders Required: How Flagship Starts Companies

— Walter Frick

2013.04.21 Sunday ACHK