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To be a single founder, you need to be quite special. Most people are not that special. A lot of those who think they are that special, actually are not.

It's not smarts you need - it's self organisational ability, and most people lack that if there is nobody else watching them.

If you cannot self-organize then you likely would not make a very good co-founder either. I do not want to be the co-founder who needs watching over nor would I want to have a co-founder that needed me to watch over them. It's all external motivation and that's the worst kind.

Actually to me one of the things I miss is being able to show what I've done. It is engergizing to show your work and if you don't have anyone as exited is harder. Same thing happens when you work on a company that doesn't understand what you are doing.

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