MVP’s often create conflicts between the product manager and UX design. Should you focus on shipping the MVP (touching a fraction of the near-term vision) asap? Or should you take the time to work through the design of the near-term vision (to prevent ending up with a Frankenstein UX)?
Visualize every startup idea as an hourglass filled with sand. The minute you start pursuing an idea, you flip that hourglass over. The goal of your startup idea is to maximize your initial portion of sand.
A long read trying to answer the big question: ‘How do you maximize your chances of building an enduring, $1B+ company?’. The article explains several ways to engage users/customers, and how it impacts the chances of success.