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The Brilliant Advice Marc Andreessen Gave To A New Entrepreneur And Startup

Stanford Business has a great Q&A up with an entrepreneur named Evan Reas.

Reas is building a social network based on location. The app is called Circle and it alerts you when friends are nearby. There's a remarkable piece of insight in the Q&A, which you can read on Stanford Business' website with Reas, and it comes from venture capitalist and tech guru Marc Andreessen:
Q: What is the best advice you've ever received? 
A: Marc Andreessen, one of our investors, told me in our first meeting that I should choose to spectacularly succeed or spectacularly fail, but not allow myself to fall in the middle. In business, as in life, it is a helpful reminder to make sure you are aiming big. Shoot for the stars! I don’t let myself get upset about the small things, like a flat tire. I think, “What can I do that is powerful today?”