We don’t think about individual competitors, we think about problems that people have and jobs they need done. That’s what we’re competing against — people who don’t have things to do those jobs. If you spend time obsessing over individual tools, everyone starts trending towards the same outcome and winds up in the same place. You lose the things that made your product unique.
Love this quote by Jason Fried on The Industry. I’ve always felt this but could never put it into words. Anytime a company is fixated on competitors, it sends up red flags. Like they’re focusing on the wrong things.

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