The media is abuzz with the biggest news of the year — UK is leaving EU, and how this will change everything. I have some advice for the founders, engineers, retirees, marketers, cab drivers on what they should do.
Unless you are an investment banker, or someone actively involved in currency trading — chances are this move will have minimal impact on you here in the USA. In the world that many of the readers of this blog post live in, your life is determined far more by things like your gross margin model, free cash flow, and days it to takes to close a lead. Very little of this, if any, will change meaningfully for you.
Lessons from ‘08
In other words, growth comes from secular shifts. This is what I presented to Storm Ventures limited partners (investors) a month ago to illustrate what drives us, silicon valley and the fund returns.
So, focus on hiring great people, closing more deals and making your customers happy. The rest is noise. When you get to the size of Oracle or IBM and are growing at global GDP growth rates (or worse), you can worry about the GDP then.
(Cross-posted @ Storm Ventures)