Coaches’ Film for Startups. A reaction to “How Experts Think.”
Experts do not think less. They think more efficiently. The practiced brain eliminates poor solutions before they reach the conscious mind.
[Chess] grandmasters evaluated few moves and re-evaluated them less often than other players.
Entrepreneurs: Doesn’t that sound great? Imagine the time we could save if we could subconsciously filter out the less-productive rabbit trails we explore.
The more we learn from our experience and the experience of others — whether in chess, radiography, football or anything else — the more selective our attention will become, and the faster we will think.
Valid Eval exists to help startups climb the expertise curve more quickly.
Like grandmasters, the best quarterbacks experience as many games as possible — not just by playing and practicing, but also by studying… coaches film.
It’s helpful to think of our system as scalable “film study” with multiple expert coaches. No football coach would ever use just the scoreboard to help players improve. Yet, this life-lesson approach is typically startups’ primary learning vehicle.
Each of our customers assigns experts to evaluate entrepreneurs’ “game film.” Each participant benefits from a collective critique of their fundamentals, not just the game’s outcome.
In doing so, we help our clients create more elite startup quarterbacks.