Advice to startups from Ycombinator founder, one of most successful startup incubators.
How Not to Die
"If you can just avoid dying, you get rich. That sounds like a joke, but it's actually a pretty good description of what happens in a typical startup."
this is also relevant to open source projects, as mentioned in this podcast
The Changelog #363: Nushell for the GitHub era featuring Jonathan Turner, Andrés N. Robalino & Yehuda Katz |> News and podcasts for developers |> Changelog
unrelated (quite good) book
How Not to Die: Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent and Reverse Disease: Michael Greger M.D. FACLM, Gene Stone: 9781250066114: Amazon.com: Books