They lacked money. They lacked know-how. They lacked connections. They lacked employees, advisors, partners. But could these ostensibly negative constraints have actually enhanced their ability to generate killer opportunities? Potentially. When you have no resources, you create them. When you have no choice but to fight, you fight hard. When you have no choice but to create, you create. Caterina Fake, the cofounder of Flickr, says that the “less money you have, the fewer people and resources you have, the more creative you have to become.” Get resourceful or die.