I do think writing this article anonymously would be a better choice. But anyway here it is. I have been developing a start-up since the last eleven months and here are the two realizations I have had thus far:
I am not smarter than the person I am talking to
This takes away my tendency, if any, to “act smart” and I then tend to be honest in my conversations.
Everyone is trying to help me. All I have to do is give them a reason to latch on to.
I think everyone in the start-up world from mentors to accelerators from business angels to VC investors are trying their best to help. All we as founders have to do is give them evidence.