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In defense of strategy.

“For some reason … it’s a badge of honor in tech to shit on strategy.” This is a great counter to the position that execution is ee. “A strategy is a high-level plan to achieve one or more goals under […]

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How I Optimize

My personal mission is to spend my time working on interesting projects alongside people who I like and respect. How did I get there? Luck found me I’ve been successful and I’ve been lucky. The two are inseparable. Out of […]

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The problem with ‘5 whys’

Do you remember learning about the strategy for root cause analysis that involves asking why five times? Don’t get carried away with this tool. Click the link for great reasoning and examples. | learn more

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Being polarizing as a career strategy. 

“Polarizing people, like polarizing ideas, are those who disrupt the status quo. They’re inherently divisive, often loved and hated in equal measure. Socially, being polarizing can act as an invaluable filter—distancing you from people you wouldn’t get along with anyway, […]