Remember when Netflix came to you via mail in the form of a DVD rental? Those little red envelopes, right? Interestingly, Netflix could have just as easily been a personalized shampoo subscription instead.
We recently spoke with Marc Randolph, co-founder of Netflix and author of “That Will Never Work,” about the qualities of an entrepreneurial spirit. And one of the first things he shared was that Netflix got its start because he simply wanted to sell something on the internet, not necessarily create a video-streaming service.