Make the charitable assumption It’s easy to make assumptions about other people. If someone is short with you, they might be a jerk. Or maybe they just lost their job, or lost a friend. It’s hard to know for sure, but if your initial thought is always that they must just be a…
I find time in the week, not time in the day My schedule can vary quite a lot from day to day. As of this writing, I was swamped yesterday (and will be…
The output of courage is curiosity It’s something I’ve never really thought about before, but in many cases it’s difficult to express curiosity without…
Don’t forget about the medium ties Many books talk about the difference between “strong ties” and “weak ties” in your network, and understanding the…
Don’t make a bigger mistake Sometimes you will execute something perfectly, yet another person might think you’ve made a mistake. Depending on who that…
Make the complicated simple Making something simple can be a very tricky thing to do. Historically, Apple has been fantastic at this, with hugely…
A complaint versus a problem Problems can be a great thing. Really, that’s what most companies do — they solve problems for their clients. I’ve shared…
Excellence doesn’t need to be perfect It’s been said that “perfection is the enemy of done”, in that people will work so hard to make a product or idea…
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