David Strittmatter

Weekly Learnings

from David: founder & CEO, ex-MBB consultant, & top 1% business graduate

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Being sick

Health is not valued till sickness comes. – Thomas Fuller Dear friend, This week, I found myself battling an array of symptoms: headache, sore throat, cough, runny nose, aching limbs, …


Last-Minute Trip: Startup Glory or Waste of Time?

Dear friend, How to determine what’s important? It was Tuesday evening at 8 pm when my cofounder called me. I was sitting at my desk working on our hiring process. …

Goal Achievement

Recipe for a happy and fulfilled life

Dear friend, Do not compare yourself with others. Do not think in terms of averages. Below. Above. Mediocrity. It is just you versus you. Every day. Every hour. Every second. …


How I Find Joy in the Entrepreneurial Journey

Dear friend, Founding a hardware startup, I made my biggest dream come true. I’m building real things to make our world a better place. When I envisioned this future years …

Goal Achievement

The art of dealing with negativity: my unconventional approach

There is too much negativity in the world. Do your best to make sure you aren’t contributing to it. ― Germany Kent Dear friend, I love conversation card games. You …

Goal Achievement

Almost every failed startup has a product but lacks traction

Traction is growth. The pursuit of traction is what defines a startup – Gabriel Weinberg and Justin Mares in Traction Dear friend, I just finished reading Traction: How Any Startup …