You can work on a lot of projects, but you will only get a couple of opportunities to work on something long-term. So I would say pick those carefully, do things that are intrinsically rewarding, and be very loath to abandon them. And work that day job if you have to! via Link
Pinboard’s founder share his thoughts on starting up. The key is to simplify and focus. Sounds easy but it super hard to get it right.