E116: A Mobile App’s Journey: From Spark to Market Fit with Om Suthar

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Om Suthar has designed products, apps, and services internationally, as well as published 10+ patents. He’s now working to help others build their physical, financial, and emotional well-being with his app, Sqrl.

Join us as we chat about building a product and how he’s finding product/market fit in a world that could use more good habits.

Episode highlights:

  • What do you do when the product isn’t ready? Learn how Om got scrappy in testing.
  • Learn Om’s process of building, testing, and adjusting.
  • Learn the different mindsets of goals vs. values. (Which works for you – east or west coast?)
  • Learn why Om didn’t build this product for traditional VCs.
  • Find out how Om saw an opportunity in the small business world.
  • Run time: 36:33
  • Best advice ever received: Don’t be anyone else
  • Habit that contributes to success: Gratitude expressed every morning


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Quotes:

  • “You start making happiness your way of being.”
  • “Maybe I can figure out this product/market fit thing.”
  • “I started with the problem.”
  • “I just wanted to get to the core of it.”
  • “People are good enough at shaming themselves.”
  • “Technology shames us into this corner and we just expect it.”
  • “It’s a gateway into wellbeing.”
  • “Our problems don’t respect industry silos. We’re very fluid people.”
  • “They will think of themselves as the market.”

Takeaways:

  • Take the time to validate your product.
  • Take time to test – even if you need to improvise the process!