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Building Product Is Similar to Packing a Backpack

eekayonline profile image Edwin Klesman ・Updated on ・1 min read

When you're building your product, think of it as if you're packing your backpack🎒.

You need for it to only carry along what is needed for the trip you're going to take.

And you need to take as little as possible because every ounce of extra will make you work harder over time 📈.

This applies one-on-one for building product, too: pack too many features or just that little functionality that you want to put in there quickly... And you'll probably end up carrying its weight - whether it is in the form of fixing bugs, handling support, longer deployment cycles, etc.

So when you're defining your MVP, or building that Proof of Concept, think wisely about what you're going to put in "your backpack" next time, as it might just be extra weight later 🏋️‍♂️.

Trust me, I've had my share of lessons regarding this 👨🏻‍🏫...

Pack light and necessities only for the occasion and the trip you want to take.

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