You would have read success stories about mobile app entrepreneurs who just made an app on the app store and became an overnight millionaire. But it’s not 2008 anymore!
Do you think Rovio, the creator of Angry Birds, just happened to create a game that became an overnight sensation and earned them a billion-dollar valuation? Think again!
Rovio went through 51 failures before creating a game like Angry Birds. Moreover, they also had a smart marketing strategy at hand. They made more money from selling Angry Birds’ brand merchandise than from the app itself.
But you don’t need to go through 51 failures to create a successful app! You can learn from the experiences of successful app entrepreneurs and shorten the learning curve.
And what if I tell you, this information is already available out there. These app entrepreneurs who have created hundreds of apps, have millions of downloads and created an app empire are ready to hold your hand and teach you their secrets.
The question is, ‘Are you willing to learn from them?’
“It is very easy to be a student because the student is searching knowledge. He gathers knowledge, he becomes more and more knowledgeable. Finally, in his own turn he will become a teacher, but all that he knows is borrowed, nothing is really his own.
A disciple is a totally different phenomenon. A disciple is not a student; he is not interested in knowing about God, love, truth – he is interested in becoming God, in becoming truth, in becoming love. Remember the difference. Knowing about is one thing, becoming is totally different. The student is taking no risk; the disciple is going into the uncharted sea. The student is miserly, he is a hoarder; only then he can gather knowledge. The disciple is not interested in hoarding; he wants to experience, he wants to taste, and for that he is ready to risk all.
The word ‘disciple’ is also beautiful – it means one who is ready to learn. Hence the word ‘discipline’ – discipline means creating a space for learning. And disciple means being ready to learn. Who can be ready to learn? Only one who is ready to drop all his prejudices.… A disciple is the rarest flowering of human consciousness, because beyond the disciple there is only one peak more – the master. And one who has been totally a disciple one day becomes a master.” Continue reading