“When you start a business, you have to work all the time, you just have to. Every waking hour.”
Bullshit. But I hear stuff like that all the time. So many times that I almost started believing it myself. But that does not make it true. Also, sleeping is kind of taboo. The inspiring book Rework breaks with this taboo and so do we.
What is the single most important thing for a software developer? Concentration. You cannot concentrate if you are tired. You are tired if you do not sleep. You do not sleep if you work all the time. You work all the time because you think it makes a difference. But you cannot think because you’re tired. So go to bed.