1. Be confident in your product, but don't act desperate around investors.
2. It's important to tailor your business to what your customers want.
3. Your business has to strive to be the best at what it does.
4. If your startup doesn't have a solid foundation, it's going to be hard for that business to have a future.
5. It's natural to wish that you'd gone with a different business partner.
6. Most startups are failures, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't get back on the horse.
7. Pick partners who are different than yourself, because having two of you is just redundant.
8. You can love your business partners, but that doesn't mean you won't go through rough patches.
9. You will constantly worry whether or not your business partner is as committed as you are.
10. Finding someone compatible is important, because you're going to be facing a lot of shit together.
11. Your friends will be constantly flooded with all your questions, concerns, and worries about whether you are doing to the right things to build your business.
12. Troubleshooting your startup's problems will start to consume your nights.
13. You will make a lot of silly mistakes in your startup if you just assume that something will work.
You may be the most photogenic person ever, but if you assume that you can just be 20 minutes late to every date because you're beautiful, you've got another thing coming.