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Thinking for oneself

“Wisdom is earned, not given. When other people give us the answer, it belongs to them and not us. While we might achieve the outcome we desire, it comes from dependence, not insight.” | learn more

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Productive group meetings over video

Real-time brainstorming has a handful of known challenges that limit its effectiveness. Tom Tunguz writes: “Remote work changes this for brainstorming meetings and collaboration broadly defined. The secret is Google Docs.” | learn more

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The polymath playbook

“You’ve likely heard the saying: “A jack of all trades is a master of none.” … It may surprise you to learn there’s actually an extended version: “A jack of all trades is a master of none, but oftentimes better […]

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Why OKRs don’t work for some companies

“After many years of being a very vocal advocate for the OKR (Objectives and Key Results) technique, in the majority of companies I meet, I have stopped recommending the practice.” | learn more

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The 10/10/10 rule for decision making

I learned of this from Annie Duke’s book Thinking in Bets (review coming eventually) then googled for more detail. The short version: when considering a decision, think about how you will feel about it in 10 minutes, 10 months and 10 years. | learn […]

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People operations wiki

A curated directory of best practices from great companies. Company handbooks, mental health policies, remote work guides and more. | learn more