"Joseph Campbell's description of the Hero's Journey, which integrates the mythical stories of cultures around the world. Maps perfectly to the bootstrapper's journey and the stages. The bootstrap journey is the modern hero's journey."
"Great companies emerge from the VoD with totally unique business models that are near-impossible to duplicate. This is because the journey and the learning along the way provide the competitive advantage."
"Bootstrap startups are Starfish by necessity. Bootstrapping also lends itself to the Open Source principle of the free exchange of ideas and connections. Bootstrappers are well-served to participate in supportive communities."
"As Bruce Lee did with kung fu, the bootstrapper practices "no style" bootstrapping. Put another way, they develop their own unique style that cannot be duplicated. They have traveled the hero's journey and emerged transformed."