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by Larry Chiang on May 11, 2015

Larry Chiang’s 5th book, “What They Don’t Teach You At Stanford Business School“, is a sequel to his mentor’s, Mark McCormack’s book, What They Don’t Teach You At Harvard Business School. What They Don’t Teach You At Stanford Business School quotes Mark McCormack’s book in every chapter and even launched at Mark McCormack’s, IMG’s, “New York Fashion Week”. What They Don’t Teach You At Stanford Business School went from runway release on 09-09-09 right on to the NY Times bestseller list in under an hour! Initially, Chiang used his mentor’s book, What They Don’t Teach You At Harvard Business School, to start a company as an engineering major. Duck9, at Illini Tower, helps students get a FICO credit card credit score over 750. Prior to the NY Fashion week book launch party, Chiang did an H.L.S. keynote causing Harvard Business School to write: “What They Don’t Teach You at Stanford Business School“. Confused?? Well, his latest post in Harbus was done #shirtless as a yogi, “Setting an intention to win SXSW, THIS 2016 SXSW“.

“Fashion Week (Sept 10-20) is like #LeadGen in Las Vegas. Cuz they’re cool places to launch new deals.”
— Larry Chiang

By Larry Chiang

I pay close attention to the notes people take during their entrepreneurship execution. It is because “success leaves clues”.
Artist credit Anna Vital
I break down Paul Graham’s post – PG’s post:

Larry Chiang (@LarryChiang)
#DTTDSBHM = do things that don’t scale but have momentum ……

Inside CS 183b, there is some discussion about PG’s post (and lecture #3)
Another article
Christopher Yeh (@chrisyeeeh)
Do things that don’t scale [Big Idea Series]
minkim (@minkim)
Start small do things that dont scale “Once u hit critical mass ppl recognize what a massive industry it actually is”…
Another graphic encapsulates what PG refers to as “Collison brothers install”
The hashtag #CS183s represents a fork from #CS183b. #CS183S seeks to focus on “Doing things that don’t scale But Have Momentum”.
It’s also a visual for “pick a narrow market”

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