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Ask for forgiveness, not permission  

When it comes to startups, if you feel the urge to ask for permission for everything you do, you'll never get anywhere. This is true in many other environments, but whereas asking for permission will merely make you ineffective in the typical corporate environment, in a startup it will kill your startup dead.

In fact, to steal a trademark’d phrase : Just Do It.

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