This cartoon from Hugh MacLeod at GapingVoid is a goodie:
I think there is a corollary which applies to investing in start-ups:
The trick to angel investment is to be smart enough to want to do it, but not smart enough to be objective about the true potential of the companies you invest in.
A selection of other GapingVoid cartoons from previous posts:
- Never compare you inside with somebody else’s outside
- Mac-curious (I’m defined by my iPod)
- Thoughts about users (It’s not what the software does, it’s what the user does)
- In search of the SME (Small is the new big)