Powerful and personal message here, Gal. I really appreciate you sharing your own experiences and flipping them into learning opportunities. Isolating yourself from others has a tendency to lead to a form of tunnel vision. Blocking out others and working in a silo without feedback can really lead you far astray.
There are those who can pull it off, though, but like you say in the article, they are probably focused on the product and are getting early feedback. Or just lucky that their needs match other users' needs :)
I wrote a little about this myself here: codingwithempathy.com/2016/02/23/p...
sorry it took me a long time to reply, I'm not that good with emails!
SOME INTERESTING STUFF YOU HAVE THERE and I agree with your post (obviously). oh, and your blog has the awesomest name I've seen in a while. 💯🔥💯
Thank for your reply buddy!
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